Managing cookies on Olderiswiser Media Limited websites

Posted on: 24 January 2013 by Gareth Hargreaves

How new rules from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) affect your use of Olderiswiser Media Ltd sites.

CookiesChanges to cookie policy under the EU e-Privacy Directive means websites now have to explain more explicitly how cookie and privacy policy is applied. We use a simple text file called a cookie, to ensure we give you the best experience on our websites.

Cookies are completely safe and secure and never contain sensitive information. These cookies are used by Olderiswiser Media Limited and trusted partners to help us deliver the best experience we can for site visitors.

‘Strictly necessary' cookies

These cookies are essential in helping you to move around our websites and use their features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, services you have asked for, such as settings for who can see your profile information, cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you've been on the internet.

Some examples of these essential cookies include:

  • Identifying you as being signed in to and our other websites and keeping you logged in throughout your visit so that you don't need to sign in each and every time you visit.
  • Remembering security settings, such as profile information, which restrict who has access to content (photos and text) you wish to share on the sites.

How does Olderiswiser Media Limited use cookies?

Information supplied by cookies can help us to analyse the profile of our visitors and help us to provide you with a better user experience. For example: if on a previous visit you went to our education pages, we might find this out from your cookie and highlight educational information on your second and subsequent visits.

Olderiswiser Media Limited also use a number of independent measurement and research companies. They gather information regarding the visitors to Olderiswiser Media Limited sites on our behalf using cookies, log file data and code which is embedded on our website. Olderiswiser Media Limited uses this type of information to help improve the services it provides to its users. Olderiswiser Media Limited requires that third parties to comply strictly with its instruction (see paragraph 6 above). Certain other areas of may use cookies for a specific reason - for example, to help an online game work effectively on your device. If this is the case, the local terms for that area of the website will make this clear and you should refer to those local terms for additional information.

You can find out more about managing cookies at or by changing the settings in your browser settings. However changing browser settings can result in some of your preferences not working.

How to change cookies in your browser

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Contacting Olderiswiser Media Limited about this Privacy Policy

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy please contact;

Olderiswiser or visit Information Commissioner's Office

Olderiswiser Media Limited
2nd Floor
25 Nutford Place
London W1H 5YQ

Tel: (020) 7034 1900

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