What is in a cookie?
A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences or what’s in your shopping basket.
What cookies do Sweet Chilli Media use?
On our website, we only use first party cookies, ie cookies that are set by and can only be read by our own website. These cookies can be session cookies, that last for the duration that you are on our website and will be deleted when you close your browser or persistent cookies such as the one which records your preferences for acknowledging the cookie pop-up (otherwise you would get the pop up every time you visited our website). This persistent cookie is set to expire after one month. We use Google Analytics to monitor how people are finding our website. We do not use any other third party cookies such as advertising etc.
What to do if you don’t want cookies to be set
It is usually possible to stop your browser accepting cookies, or to stop it accepting cookies from a particular website. All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. You can usually find these settings in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your browser. To understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, or you can use the 'Help' option in your browser for more details.