What Are Cookies:
A cookie is a small data file that contains a unique identification number that a website places on your hard drive when you visit a site. The “cookie” is able to store information such as data about your computer, the type of browser you use, and how many times your computer visits a certain site.
Cookies enable us to track how often visitors are visiting our website and specific pages, the number of entries in specific events, the estimated audience size for sponsors and advertisers, and user preferences.
Cookies are placed on your computer when you access a website. Cookies will be set either by our website domain or by a third party domain on our behalf. Cookies set by us on our website domain are referred to as ‘local’ cookies. Cookies set by third party domains, or set on or via our domain on behalf of third parties, are referred to as ‘third party’ cookies.
|Google DoubleClick for Publishers cookie. Measures interactions with the ads on theshopmag.com and prevents the same ads from being shown to you too many times
|Google DoubleClick for Publishers cookie. This cookie does not store any user information, it’s just used to limit the number of requests that have to be made to doubleclick.net.
|Google Analytics – Used to track how many users have visited our site.
|Tracks a user’s cookie consent after consent is given.
|When set, prevents interstitial ad from being displayed for a day.
|Identifies our magazine and e-newsletter subscribers when they visit our site.
|Identifies our magazine and e-newsletter subscribers’ group when they visit our site.
New Relic – Server Performance Tracking
|This cookie is only created in browsers that do not support the Navigation Timing API. When a browser supports the Navigation Timing API, a native interface can be used to determine navigation start time.
Firefox versions 7 or higher support the Navigation Timing API. However, a bug exists in Firefox’s early implementations of the Navigation Timing API that New Relic Browser works around by using this cookie.
|This cookie is used to communicate between the New Relic collector aggregating end user metrics and the agent(s) running in the associated web application. A token identifies and correlates application tier transaction traces with corresponding browser traces.
|The JSESSIONID cookie is used to store a session identifier so that New Relic can monitor session counts for an application.
DoubleClick for Publishers
|One of the main advertising cookies used by Google on non-Google sites. DoubleClick uses this to personalize ads on other sites.
How to Turn Off Cookies:
However, please be aware that restricting cookies may impact the functionality of some areas of our website. You may find that some areas on the website will be slower, or may not function at all, and you may not be able to participate in certain activities such as contests if the cookies are disabled.
This site may use clear GIFs [Graphics Interchange Formats] (also known as pixel tags, web beacons or web bugs). A clear GIF is a tiny line of code that is programmed to collect certain information about a visit to a particular website. We use GIFs to gather non-personal, aggregate information on visits to our website, track usage of website links and assist with registration and other features. We do not disclose personal information that may be linked to our GIF collection practices to third parties. Other websites that you may link to through the Website may also use clear GIFs. Visitors should review other website operators’ privacy policies to determine the type and extent of tracking devices used.