What are cookies?
When you visit hungertv.com, the pages you see are downloaded to your computer, along with a text file called a cookie. Cookies serve different purposes which help deliver the best performance of the website and a better experience for you.
Our site is free to use, supported by the advertising and partnerships we have with third parties. Cookies may be used to track your interaction with advertising or paid content, and where a partnership exists will allow us to collect commission through those third party relationships. The third parties that we work with are outlined in this policy.
There are different functions of cookies for different purposes:
These are session cookies which will expire when you close your web browser session. They include restricting the number of times you’re shown a particular advert or remembering if you’ve been to the site before so that messages for first-time users are not displayed to you. Functionality cookies collect anonymous data, they will not be used to target you with advertising on other websites or track your browsing activity on other websites.
These allow you to navigate around a website and use its features. These cookies do not gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or for remembering where you have been on other websites.
These cookies collect anonymous information about how you use our website, such as which pages you visit. These cookies are used to help us improve our website, understand what interests you and measures how effective our advertising is. These types of cookies include cookies used by or provided by third parties such as industry standard independent analytics companies (for example Google Analytics) who deliver services to us to understand user interests, how the site is used and to make industry comparisons in order to improve our performance. These third parties do not have access to the personal information you provide when you sign up to receive our newsletters.
Targeting and Advertising cookies
These cookies are linked to services provided by third parties. We permit cookies from advertising partners to understand our user behaviour, for serving users with relevant advertising content and for social media sharing. We use a number of third parties to deliver these services, which are tailored to your interests based on you your visit. There are broadly two methods by which you will have content delivered based on your user behaviour:
• Online behavioural advertising is where cookies are placed on your device by our third party partners to remember your web browsing activity and group together your interests in order to provide you with targeted advertising. Your previous web browsing activity can be used to suggest your profile and demographics (age, gender etc.) and used to make the advertising on hungertv.com more relevant to you. We do not collect or store any individual personal information relating to these cookies.
• ‘Retargeting’ enables our advertising partners to show you advertisements selected based on your online browsing activity away from our website, allowing companies to advertise to users who previously visited their website or showed interest in their products. These cookies are placed on your device by third-party advertising networks. We do not collect or store any individual personal information relating to these cookies.
Can I control my cookies?
Third Party Cookies
Our partners will set performance and advertising cookies on your device in order to deliver advertising services, manage commercial partnerships and monitor the performance of hungertv.com. You can restrict access to cookies but please note we cannot guarantee the site will function as it is intended to.
Managing performance cookies
It is possible to opt out of having your anonymised browsing activity within websites recorded by performance cookies however please be aware that by not allowing performance cookies we will not be able to deliver content that is most relevant to you.
If you want to opt out from receiving targeted advertising you will still receive advertising when using the site however they may be less relevant to you and your interests.
If you would like more information about how to opt out of third party cookies please visit www.youronlinechoices.com.