There are generally two types of cookies:
Essential – Saved on your device when you use our site
Non-essential – Only ever saved with your consent.
For more information on how consent works, or if you want to opt out, see below for more information.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a file of data which is saved on your computer, tablet, phone or other device. It is used for various reasons, such as saving website data for faster loading, or saving your preferences. They are common across the whole internet.
Essential or non-essential cookies in detail
- Typically used to send communications over a network
- Integral function of the website and your use of it
- Used at checkouts and carts
- Can be used to record user behaviour
- Can be used to advertise to users
Cookies can also be labelled as ‘session’ or ‘persistent’. ‘Persistent’ cookies can remain on your device and will only be deleted after a certain time period or if you remove them manually. ‘Session’ cookies only last as long as your browsing session, after which it will be deleted automatically.
There are also ‘First party’ and ‘Third part’ cookies. ‘First party’ cookies are placed on your device by our website, where ‘Third party’ cookies are put there by a third party.
Cookies we use
SupplementReviews.com uses essential and non-essential cookies to function as designed.
We use information gained from essential cookies in accordance with Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Essential cookies – Opt out
If you wish to opt out of essential cookies, you may be able to do so using your browser. Be warned however, the website may not function as intended as a result and we accept no responsibility for any issues caused.
First & Third Party Cookies – Opt in or out
If you use SupplementReviews.com you consent to the use of First Party Cookies. If you do not want to use these cookies, please do not use our website.
This cookie keeps data about some actions you have taken on a site. For instance, how long you have bene on a page, where you have visited or how you arrived on our site.
We use Google Analytics cookies which are first party. If you want more information on how these work, please click here: Google Analytics Information.
If you want more information on how Google uses data with its cookies, you can view this information here.
Google Analytics cookies – If you want to opt out
If you don’t want Google Analytics to track you register your opt out.
For information on Google, data and advertising see here.
Sometimes we will place these in an email so we can track to see if you have received it, if you have clicked on it and other activity like your computer type, browser, location and IP address. This helps to provide you with a more personalised experience. These are not stored on your device.
A Facebook pixel is tracking technology which functions similarly to cookies but is for Facebook Advertising purposes. It helps to target you with more relevant advertisements based on your behaviour.
If you want to block cookies you can usually do so using your web browser.
Google Ads opt out
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Facebook adverts opt out
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