Cookie Policy

Totalmedia.co.uk uses cookies. By continuing to browse this website you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

How to Control Cookies and How to delete cookies

Please be aware, by rejecting cookies, you may also be limiting the functionality of our website and other websites you visit.

If you do wish to block or delete cookies on totalmedia.co.uk, or any other website, you can manage cookies through your browser. You can reject all, or certain, cookies. You can also configure your browser to get notifications when a cookie is offered.

For instructions on how to control cookies, you may find www.aboutcookies.org useful because it provides an up to date list of browsers with step by step instructions on each for how to control your cookies.

For instructions on how to delete cookies, it can again be done through your browser and once again www.aboutcookies.org provides an up to date list of browsers with instructions on each for how to do delete cookies.

Alternatively, your browser Help will be able to explain how to control or delete cookies.You can also find out more about preventing websites from collecting cookies with these resources:

http://www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/manage-data/

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/privacy/

http://privacy.microsoft.com/en-gb/default.mspx

List of Total Media cookies

Cookie name: PHPSESSID

Data stored: Various session on-site variables

Description: This cookie is a ‘session cookie’ and tells us that you are actively using our site. Through this we can always know, at any given time, how many users we have visiting. This allows Total Media to remember certain settings, like which part of the Total Media website you were using before you were asked to sign in or register. This cookie is destroyed each time you close your browser.

List of 3rd Party cookies used on our website

Google Analytics Cookies

Cookie names: __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz

Data stored: A random unique number or string of letters and numbers to identify your browser, the times and dates that you interacted with the site recently and the marketing materials or referring pages that led you to the site.

Description: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Detailed information about each Google Analytics cookie is provided here: An Explanation Of Cookies & Google Analytics. Review the Google Analytics Privacy & Security Policy here

Google Maps Cookies

Cookie names: SID, SAPISID, APISID, SSID, HSID, NID, PREF

Data stored: Various unique identifiers, except for PREF which stores your options such as preferred zoom level.

Description: Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Google Map. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Google Maps users.

YouTube Cookies

Cookie names: SID, LOGIN_INFO, use_hotbox, PREF, SSID, HSID, watched_video_id_list, __utma, __utmz, demographics, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

Data stored: Various unique identifiers, as well as login information that may relate to a Google account.

Description: Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a YouTube video. Including information that links your visits to our website with your Google account if you are signed in to one. Information about your use of our website, including your IP address, may be transmitted to Google and stored on servers. This cookie does not identify you personally unless you are logged into Google, in which case it is linked to your Google account.

Share This Cookie

Cookie names: __stid, __uset

Data stored: Information such as IP address of the computer that downloaded the page on which it appears, the URL of the page on which the widget appears, the time (and length of time) the page containing the widget is viewed, and the identification number (the long string of characters) of any cookie previously placed by that server on your computer.

Description: Share This is a social media widget which allows the user to share any articles on our site via your favourite social network.

Add This Cookie

Cookie name: __atuvc

Data stored: Information such as IP address of the computer that downloaded the page on which it appears, the URL of the page on which the widget appears, the time (and length of time) the page containing the widget is viewed, and the identification number (the long string of characters) of any cookie previously placed by that server on your computer.

Description: This cookie is embedded into the AddThis social plugin, making sure a user sees the updated numbers if they share a page and return to it before the share count is updated.