We are committed to privacy and support current industry initiatives to preserve individual privacy rights on the Internet. Protecting your privacy online is an evolving area and this website will constantly evolve to meet these demands.
Where visitors use the Contact Us form and provide a name, email address or other contact details, are used purely to respond to their enquiry. Where visitors use the form to enter giveaways on our website and provide a name and email address, they will receive an email to confirm their giveaway entry. We allow visitors to unsubscribe from any future emails by providing an unsubscribe link at the bottom of these giveaway emails.
Any details collected via the opt-in is purely used to notify visitors of giveaways due to be publicised before any giveaways are published on our website.
Our Cookies Policy
First and foremost, Cookies cannot harm your computer. Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages.
When you visit Voice Of Bolton, you may notice some cookies which aren’t related to our website. If you visit one of our pages which contains embedded content, for example from YouTube, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
We can assure you that we don’t store or collect any personal information such as your name, address or any other sensitive information through any cookies via our website. That’s definitely a no no!
We do anonymously collect information which helps us to understand our visitors’ behaviour which in turn helps us to develop our website further, which our readers can enjoy, and more importantly the cookies help us to identify and resolve any errors on our site.
These are cookies which we have identified as essential to the running of the site. If these cookies are blocked, your experience on our site may be adversly affected.
Non-Essential Cookies (including Third Party Cookies)
These cookies aren’t exactly required for our website to function. Although we have approved these cookies on our site, you may turn them off.
Cookies related to Advertising Partners or Analytics which as explained above help us to understand our visitors’ behaviour and more may be classed as a Non-Essential Cookie.
Social Networks / Buttons
Although we have social network functionality available on our site via our Social Toolbar (bottom of tge screen), we have not identified any cookies being set by the social buttons available.
Cookies You May Find On Voice Of Bolton
Please note: The table below will help you identify any cookies you may find via our website. Although some cookies listed below are not found on our website, we feel the information and links in the table below will be very useful for our readers.
|Cookie Name||Purpose||More Info|
_utma, _utmb, _utma, _utmx, _utmzPREF, docsperf, rememberme, __qca, HSID, APISID, SID
|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.In addition to Analytics, Google’s cookies allow us to integrate Google Maps and Google Plus one for content sharing.||More Info – Analytics|
k, guest_id, pid, twll, _twitter_sess, t1, twll, js
|These cookies are used when integrating twitter feeds into our site’s pages and to allow the sharing of content.||More Info|
c_user, datr, lu, s, xs
|These cookies are used when integrating Facebook and the sharing of content.||More Info|
|Google DoubleClick||This is an interest-based advertising cookie. This cookie contains a randomly generated 18-digit ID number that uniquely identifies a web browser on a specific computer. This cookie is used to control how frequently people see individual ads and also helps Google provide advertisers with reporting statistics, such as how many people saw an ad.||More Info|
|Used by our content management system to store authentication status; i.e. if you login to our site, we need to set a cookie to confirm acceptance of your login criteria, allowing you to access the administration area.|
|Cookie used to identify poll submissions; i.e. if you’ve taken part in a poll on our site, we need to set a cookie to prevent multiple poll entries from your computer.|
|Mailing List (Giveaways)
|Cookie used to mailing list subscriptions; i.e. if you’ve taken part in a giveaway on our site, we need to set a cookie to identify your subscription for future giveaway updates.|
Sharing Our Content
If you decide to ‘share’ our content with friends or through social networks such as Facebook, Twitter or Google+ – you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so please check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
Managing Your Cookies
You can find more information about cookies, including how to manage them, on aboutcookies.org. This website will provide in depth detail on how you can control or delete any unwanted cookies on your computer.