Bloomsbury Food Library - Cookie Policy
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Bloomsbury Food Library: Cookie Policy

COOKIE POLICY

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a tiny text file stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. 

Why we use cookies?

For system administration purposes, We may use cookies to collect information about your computer including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. We then use that information to monitor usage and improve the user experience.

Please note: 'Cookies' cannot harm your computer. We don't store personally identifiable information in the cookies we create, but we do use information gathered from them to help improve your experience of the site. 

Cookies used on this site:

Bloomsbury Cultural History uses 'Session cookies';

Bloomsbury Cultural History also uses ‘Permanent or stored cookies’. These are stored long-term on a user’s hard drive until their expiration date or until the user deletes the cookie. 

Below is a list of cookies used on the site and how they are categorised:

Name of cookiePurposeStatus

JSESSIONID
LoggedInFlag
SignedInFlag
signupbtnflag
ClientIp
ipCheck
ReloadedFlag
AccountId
searchbtnflag
type
taxonomy
contenttype
df
dt
seleLang
recentlyViewed
userCountry
loginbtnflag
_starUuid
dmid
sitevisitscookie
opvx

Maintains site state information specific to current user visitEssential to site performance
Google-analytics cookiesMonitoring site usageHelpful to Bloomsbury - Session based cookies

_is_reg_fb_gate
_is_reg_fb_ref
datr
dats
fr
locale
lu
sb

Social Media cookies > Cookies that allow you to share, like, or authenticate website content through social networks > Necessary for specific site functionalityNecessary for the operation of the site

Pursuant to the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (SI 2011/1208) We require you to agree to the above referred to cookies. You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies, however, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of BCH. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site. For further information see www.allaboutcookies.org

How to check cookies are enabled for PCs

Google Chrome

  • Click on the 'tools' icon at the top of your browser window and select ‘Settings’
  • Click the ‘Under the bonnet’ tab, locate the ‘Privacy’ section, and select the ‘Content settings’ button
  • Now select ‘Allow local data to be set’

Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0

  • Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select 'Internet options' , then click on the 'Privacy' tab
  • Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser. Settings above Medium will disable cookies.

Mozilla Firefox 7

  • Click on 'home' at the top left of your browser window and select Options, then select the Privacy icon
  • Click on Tracking and untick ‘Tell websites I do not want to be tracked’

How to check cookies are enabled for Macs

Safari

  • With a Safari window open, click on the Safari entry on your top tool bar and select Preferences from the menu
  • Select the Privacy tab
  • Check the "Block cookies from third parties and advertisers" is selected

Firefox

  • With a Firefox window open, click on the Firefox entry on your top tool bar and select Preferences from the menu
  • Select the Privacy tab
  • Ensure the ‘Tell websites I do not want to be tracked’ option is not selected

Google Chrome

  • With a Chrome window open, click on the Chrome entry on your top tool bar and select Preferences from the menu
  • Click the ‘Under the bonnet’ tab, locate the ‘Privacy’ section, and select the ‘Content settings’ button
  • Now select ‘Allow local data to be set’

All other browsers

  • Please consult your documentation or online help files.

How to disable cookies on PCs (please be warned that this may seriously affect your user experience on the web)

Google Chrome 15

  • Click on the 'tools' icon at the top of your browser window and select 'Settings'
  • Click the ‘Under the bonnet’ tab, locate the ‘Privacy’ section, and select the ‘Content settings’ button
  • Now select ‘Block sites from setting any data’

Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0

  • Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select 'Internet options' , then click on the 'Privacy' tab
  • Ensure that your Privacy level is set to High, which will block all cookies. 

Mozilla Firefox 7

  • Click on 'home' at the top left of your browser window and select Options, then select the Privacy icon
  • Click on Tracking and tick ‘Tell websites I do not want to be tracked’

How to disable cookies for Macs (please be warned that this may seriously affect your user experience on the web)

Safari

  • With a Safari window open, click on the Safari entry on your top tool bar and select Preferences from the menu
  • Select the Privacy tab
  • Check the Block cookies option is set to "Always"

Firefox

  • With a Firefox window open, click on the Firefox entry on your top tool bar and select Preferences from the menu
  • Select the Privacy tab
  • Ensure the ‘Tell websites I do not want to be tracked’ option is selected

Google Chrome

  • With a Chrome window open, click on the Chrome entry on your top tool bar and select Preferences from the menu
  • Click the ‘Under the bonnet’ tab, locate the ‘Privacy’ section, and select the ‘Content settings’ button
  • Now select ‘Block sites from setting any data’.

All other browsers

Please consult your documentation or online help files.

Changes to our privacy & cookie policy

Any changes we may make to our Privacy & Cookie Policy in the future will be posted on this page, or the privacy policy page. You should check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we might make.

Links to other websites

This Privacy & Cookie Policy does not cover the links within the Website (if any) linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

Contact us

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy & Cookie Policy are welcomed and should be emailed to bloomsburyculturalhistory@bloomsbury.com or sent to The Legal Department, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP, UK (legal@bloomsbury.com).

View the privacy policy.