1. About cookies on any Newsquest Media Group Limited’s (Newsquest) website.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that (with your consent) we place on your computer.

We use cookies to allow us to identify you from other users visiting our website, so that we can improve your experience and the way our website works when you are browsing through it. We also use "analytical" cookies which allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how you and others move around our website. Cookies make it easy for you to find what you are looking for. Blocking or restricting cookies may affect the full function of our website.

Types of cookies:

Session – this type only lasts for the duration you are on the website e.g. nqdm (see list below).

Persistent – this type of cookie stays on your computer and remembers your settings the next time you come back e.g. abVariant (see list below).

First Party – these cookies are cookies set by our websites in your browser's address bar. This includes all the cookies in section 2. below.

Third Party – Third-party cookies are cookies from other websites. See section 3. below.

You can manage or block the cookies set by Newsquest, or indeed any other website should you want to do so. You can do this through your browser settings using the Help function within your browser. Even if you have consented to cookies you can withdraw your initial consent in the same way at any time.

Otherwise you can visit www.aboutcookies.org for comprehensive information on how to manage or block cookies on a variety of browsers. If you want to manage or block cookies on the browser of your mobile phone you may need to refer to the manual of your handset.

Please be aware that restricting or blocking cookies may impact on the functionality of our website and you may not get the experience intended.

Newsquest uses a number of service providers who also set cookies on Bucks Free Press on Newsquest’s behalf but also to offer their products/services to you. If you would like more information about the cookies used by third parties, as well as information on how to opt-out, please go to section 3.

Further useful information to inform your choices is supplied by the Internet Advertising Bureau via their AdChoicesAdChoices programme.

2. List of the Bucks Free Press cookies

This is a list of the main cookies set by the Bucks Free Press and what each is used for.

Cookie name Purpose
nqreu Used for tracking which users have been served with a message explicitly declaring this site uses cookies
nqr Used for tracking which method readers use to log in to Bucks Free Press (e.g. email, Facebook, Google or never logged in).
nql "remember me" - used for automatically logging registered users into Bucks Free Press.
nqdm Newsquest session cookie - used for temporarily storing information between requests, e.g. remembering a user's job search criteria when the user looks at a specific job's detail page.
abVariant Used for persistently selecting random groups of readers in order to simultaneously test multiple versions of the sites.
seenPromo Used to turn off the site promotion notifications
myareaid Stores a geographical location ID for customising pages in the Local Information section.
myareadisplayname Stores a geographical location name for customising pages in the Local Information section.
mytrafficradius Stores a radius for customising traffic reports.
jobsView Stores a user's display preferences for Bucks Free Press Jobs section.
jobList Stores a user's saved jobs shortlist in Bucks Free Press Jobs section.
uatu We do not collect personally-identifying information. Information about how you use our websites is anonymously recorded for the purposes of personalisation and recommendation.
__siren Usage tracking. We do not collect personally-identifying information. Information about how you use our websites is anonymously recorded for the purposes of personalisation and recommendation.

3. Third Party Cookies

We use a number of service providers who may set cookies on their respective websites in order to offer you the services that they are providing.

We may also embed photos and video content from websites like YouTube. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from other websites like YouTube, you may be presented with cookies from that website.  You should check the relevant third party website for more information about those cookies. 

Bucks Free Press has ‘share’ buttons to enable users of the website to share articles with their friends on websites like Facebook, Twitter and Google + social networks. These websites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. Newsquest does not control the dissemination of Third Party Cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

If you would like more information about the cookies used by third parties, as well as information on how to opt-out, please see their individual privacy policies listed below.

Third Party Purpose
Quantcast An independent measurement and research company which gathers data regarding the visitors to Bucks Free Press on Newsquest’s behalf using cookies and code which is embedded on our website. Newsquest uses this type of information to help improve the services it provides to its users.
How to reject or delete these cookies:
http://www.quantcast.com/docs/display/legal/Opt-out+of+Quantcast+Delivery
Omniture Omniture provides anonymised statistical information to Newsquest. They process IP addresses and information from other cookies so Newsquest knows, for example, how many page views it has, the number of users, what browsers users are using and in which country, city or region users are located.
How to reject or delete this cookie:
http://www.adobe.com/privacy/policy.html
Ad Serving (targeted)
Criteo
Tags potential customers with an anonymous cookie and tracks the product they have shown interest in. Users are identified and retargeted via an anonymous cookie. No personally identifiable information (PII) is stored.
How to reject or delete these cookies:
http://www.criteo.com/us/privacy-policy
Ad serving (targeted)
Quantcast.
We allow third parties to collect anonymous, non-personally identifiable information about your visits in order to show relevant behaviourally targeted advertising.
How to reject or delete these cookies:
http://www.quantcast.com/docs/display/legal/Opt-out+of+Quantcast+Delivery
Ad Serving (non-targeted) The advertisements seen on Bucks Free Press are served by a number of third party ad serving providers, including DoubleClick, 247realmedia.com, Atlas (atdmt), Mediaplex (ValueClick) and MediaMind (Eyeblaster), amongst others.
The cookies accompanying the ads allow them and their advertisers to monitor the effectiveness and delivery of the ads.
How to reject or delete these cookies:
http://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/index.aspx
http://info.yahoo.com/privacy/us/yahoo/adserving/
http://www.247realmedia.com/EN-US/privacy-policy.html
http://www.mediamind.com/Content.aspx?page=privacy_policy
http://www.atlassolutions.com/privacy-policy
http://www.mediaplex.com/mojo-privacy-statement
http://www.admeld.com/privacy/
http://adsafemedia.com/privacy-policy
http://www.adtechus.com/privacy/
http://www.appnexus.com/platform-policy
http://www.mediamath.com/privacy/
http://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/AdDisplay.mspx
http://www.openx.com/about/openx-market-privacy-principles
http://info.yahoo.com/privacy/us/biz/rightmedia/details.html
http://www.evidon.com/consumers/privacy_center
Career Builder Used to retarget users across the World Wide Web for a specific job looked at previously.
How to reject or delete these cookies:
http://www.careerbuilder.co.uk/UK/JobSeeker/Info/privacy.aspx
Rubicon Rubicon Project is the leading technology company automating the buying and selling of advertising globally. REVV™, the industry’s largest independent technology platform is used by more than 500 of the world’s premium publishers to transact with more than 140,000 advertisers across a massive marketplace that powers more than 180 billion ad trades per month.
How to reject or delete these cookies:
http://www.rubiconproject.com/privacy/consumer-online-profile-and-opt-out/
VisualDNA VisualDNA anonymously collects information about users' browsing activity on our website (this does not include names, addresses or any other personal information). This information is linked to a cookie that VisualDNA sets in your browser. This information allows us and VisualDNA to build a profile so that your online experience can be made more relevant to your specific interests.
How to reject or delete these cookies:
http://my.visualdna.com/users/914bce0f-f6d1-412e-b341-c2d42f2a8574
PubMatic PubMatic is a global technology platform that powers the programmatic advertising strategy of leading publishers and premium brands. The innovative solutions help content providers drive the highest value for their digital media assets and provide consumers with a more personalized advertising experience across display, mobile and video.
How to reject or delete these cookies:
http://www.pubmatic.com/opt-out.php
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