Cookies are small text files that websites store on your computer. They are used to store data about your preferences and activity on the website.
Yes you can. Take a look at the information on how to delete cookies which is set out below. However remember that if you restrict or block our cookies then this will affect your experience of our sites, and some richer functionality may not work.
Here is a full list of the cookies we set.
These are cookies ones which are set directly by QaardZ.
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|QAARDZ_SESSION||This is a standard browser session management cookie.||This cookie expires at the end of your browser session|
Like other companies, we use suppliers who set cookies on our behalf in order to deliver certain services.
Here is a list of some cookies that may be set by third-parties on our websites. Be aware that QaardZ do not control the dissemination of these cookies. If you would like more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, as well as information on how to opt-out, please see their individual privacy policies listed below.
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|YouTube (Google)||Some YouTube videos are embedded within our help section. As a result, when you visit a page which contains embedded content, you may be presented with cookies from these websites.||http://www.youtube.com/t/privacy_at_youtube|
Our website includes widgets to allow you to easily share content on your favourite social networks. These widgets will be visible to you on the page you visit. Your interaction with a widget typically allows the third-party to collect some information about you through their web browser cookies or registration information.
In some cases, the social network may recognize you through its widgets and its cookies even when you do not interact with the widget. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third-party website to better understand their data collection practices and controls that they make available to you.
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If you want to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website, you can do this through your internet browser settings. The Help function within your browser will tell you how. Mobile phone users should refer to their handset manual. You could also visit an independent site such as http://www.aboutcookier.org, that contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide range of browsers. However, please be aware that should you choose to restrict or block cookies set by QaardZ this will impact some of the richer functionality of the site.
You can click on individual cookies files to open them and view their contents. You'll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the server that gave you the cookie.
As part of our email communications and website traffic analysis, we may use web beacons.
Web beacons are electronic files that count users who access a website or page and can also allow us to see if a cookie has been activated. Web beacons on web pages or email communications allow us to see how successful an article may be or that an email message was successfully delivered and read.
Tracked URLs will count the amount of clicks on a web page. This allows us to edit the site according to the popularity of the pages you read.
You can’t decline web beacons. However by preventing cookies being used on your computer, you can prevent web beacons from tracking your activity. For information about managing your cookie options, see above.