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Cookies enhance your experience using our website and help to personalize the service you receive.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize a user’s device. You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu and for a video about cookies visit www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/data-on-the-web/cookies

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.
The cookies used on this website have been categorized based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide. A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below.

Cookies may be stored by the browser for a single session or for a longer period of time:

Emerald site and third party cookies
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These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for.Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website.
Without these cookies, services you have asked for cannot be provided.

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Used to maintain login throughout a single session, also to toggle occasional site settings
e.g. language, text-only (visually impaired) or full graphical view.
Session Emerald
  em Used by the Emerald Shop to maintain customer login status and provide shopping cart and payment functionality. Session Emerald
  cookie_test Used by the Emerald Shop to store the result of a test to ensure cookies are enabled in the browser.
 
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These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for.Performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

  WT_FPC WebTrends cookie released by Emerald site. WebTrends is used to track user activity on the
Emerald site only and subsequent analysis enables us to improve content and service delivery.
Persistent Emerald
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Google Analytics cookies. These track number and duration of visits to the Emerald website
as well as details and keywords of searches that led the user to the site. Google Analytics
cookies do not identify individual users and every website using Google Analytics deploys
a different set of cookies - visitors are not tracked across multiple sites.
 
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These cookies remember choices you have made to improve your experience.Functionality cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced, more personal features.They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as marked lists. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

  searchhistory Emerald search history cookie. Holds the user's last 10 searches for use in the
search history display. Used by EmeraldInsight.
Session Emerald
  markedlist Emerald session marked list cookie. Holds the content items (up to 10) of a user's
session marked list. Used by EmeraldInsight.
 
Session Emerald

 

These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests.Targeting cookies

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organizations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organization.

The partner organizations that supply these additional services provide a mechanism for you to opt out of any tracking and personalization. Details of how to do this are given below.

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The Emerald website allows users to post links to Emerald content on their social networking profiles via the ShareThis service. ShareThis cookies record which sites and pages have been "shared" and advertisements that users see on subsequent sites may reflect this. On clicking the ShareThis icon, users can opt out of any tracking by ShareThis (a further cookie, st_optout, records this). See the ShareThis privacy policy for more information. Persistent ShareThis
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A number of information pages on the Emerald website display advertisements and these are selected based on the page they appear on and the user's browsing history as recorded by the DoubleClick cookies. On clicking the AdChoices link on each advertisement, users can opt out of any tracking by DoubleClick (both cookies are set to OPT_OUT).
See the Google privacy policy for more information.
 
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