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Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small data file that is sent to the browser on your computer (or phone/tablet) from a website's server and is stored on your hard drive. They allow a website to 'remember' things about your visit. Only that website's server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique and will contain information such as a unique identifier and some digits and numbers.

Our cookies will not collect information that personally identifies you. They will collect more general information such as how you arrive at and use our websites, or your general location.

Please be aware, cookies can't harm your computer. You can find more information about how we use cookies and a list of our cookies in the section below.

How does ukhairdressers use cookies?

We use cookies to enhance the functionality of our website. Here is more information about these cookies:

Your viewing history – we use a cookie to keep track of the individual styles you have viewed in our style galleries. This makes it easier for you to re-visit those pages.

Your personal style gallery – we use cookies to enable you to save individual styles to your own gallery page.

If you choose to delete our cookies, you will have to repeat this each time you visit, because the only way we could remember your preference would be to place a cookie on your computer!

Alternatively, you can permanently disable these cookies by changing the settings on your browser. Each browser is different, so check the Help menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone's handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU USE YOUR BROWSER SETTINGS TO BLOCK ALL COOKIES (INCLUDING ESSENTIAL COOKIES) YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS ALL OR PARTS OF OUR SITE.

Third-party cookies

The third-party cookies on ukhairdressers fall into two main categories: performance cookies and behavioural advertising cookies. We have no control over third party cookies.

Performance cookies are used across the ukhairdressers website by a third-party company to help us to provide you with a better user experience, for example to test different design ideas for particular pages.

ukhairdressers features advertisements which are set by third party ad serving providers. These providers set behavioural advertising cookies, which are used to monitor the effectiveness of the advertisements and also to make them more relevant to you.

More specific information about the third-party cookies is set out below:

Google Analytics

This is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate the use of those services and compile a report for us. You can disable these cookies by changing the settings on your browser or you can follow this link: Opt-out of Google Analytics cookies

Third-party ad serving providers

We use third-party advertisements on ukhairdressers to support our site. The cookies accompanying the advertisements allow these ad-serving providers and their advertisers to monitor the effectiveness of the advertisements and also make them more relevant to you.

Our advertisements are provided by Google through the Google AdSense program. Their cookies may collect information including your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (for example, showing UK-based companies' advertisements to someone in the UK) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing advertisements for make-up products to someone who frequents make-up sites).

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to send the advertisements and links that appear on ukhairdressers directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and/or to personalise the advertising content that you see. Ukhairdressers has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers. You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. The ukhairdressers privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or websites.

If you are based in the European Union and would like to learn more about how advertisers use these types of cookies or to choose not to receive them, please visit www. youronlinechoices.eu

If you are based in the United States and would like to learn more, please visit www.aboutads.info/choices

You can also disable these cookies by going to the relevant third-party website and opting out there. Please note, if you do this you will continue to see advertisements when visiting our website, however that advertising will not be tailored to you.

The website www.aboutcookies.org contains comprehensive information about how to restrict or block cookies on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find information about how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies.

Embedded content

To support our magazine features or product information, we sometimes embed video content from websites such as YouTube. Therefore, when you visit a page containing such content you may be presented with cookies from these websites. ukhairdressers does not control these cookies and you should check the YouTube website for more information.