How do I use cookies on this site?

I use files known as cookies on Doctor Who World to improve its performance and to enhance your user experience. By using Doctor Who World you agree that I can place these types of files on your device.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that a website may put on your computer, or mobile device, when you first visit that site or one of its pages.

There are many functions that a cookie can serve. For example, a cookie will help the website, or another website, to recognise your device the next time you visit it. Doctor Who World uses the term “cookies” in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.

Certain cookies contain personal information – for example, if you click on “remember me” when logging on, a cookie will store your username. Most cookies will not collect information that identifies you, but will instead collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use Doctor Who World, or a user’s general location.

What sort of cookies does Doctor Who World use?

Cookies can perform several different functions:

1. Necessary Cookies

Some cookies are essential for the operation of Doctor Who World. These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for.

2. Performance Cookies

These cookies may collect anonymous information on the pages visited. For example, we might use performance cookies to keep track of which pages are most popular, which method of linking between pages is most effective and to determine why some pages are receiving error messages.

3. Functionality Cookies

These cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience.

Doctor Who World may also allow third parties to serve cookies that fall into any of the categories above. For example, like many sites, I may use Google Analytics to help us monitor our website traffic.

Can a board user block cookies?

To find out how to manage which cookies you allow, see your browser’s help section or your mobile device manual – or you can visit one of the sites below, which have detailed information on how to manage, control or delete cookies.

www.aboutcookies.org
www.allaboutcookies.org

Please remember that if you do choose to disable cookies, you may find that certain sections of Doctor Who World do not work properly.

Cookies on Doctor Who World from social networking sites
Doctor Who World may have links to social networking websites (e.g. Facebook, Twitter or YouTube). These websites may also place cookies on your device and Doctor Who World does not control how they use their cookies, therefore Doctor Who World suggests you check their website(s) to see how they are using cookies.

How Do I disable cookies?

You can disable cookies if you wish, or manage you’re your privacy preferences to pick and choose which cookies and tracking you are comfortable with. If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies. How to do this will depend on the browser you use, listed below is how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers:

For Microsoft Internet Explorer:

1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Internet Options”
2. Click on the “privacy” tab
3. Select the setting the appropriate setting

For Mozilla Firefox:

1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Options”
2. Click on the icon “privacy”
3. Find the menu “cookie” and select the relevant options

For Opera 6.0 and further:

1. Choose the menu “Files > Preferences”
2. Privacy

What happens if I disable cookies?

In general, if you disable cookies the site may not operate properly – you may not be able to sign-in, add to basket or complete purchase

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