What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files which a website may place on your computer or device when you visit a site. The cookie will help the website, or another website, to recognise your device the next time you visit. Web beacons, pixels or other similar files can also do the same thing. We use the term "cookies" in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.
Cookies serve many functions. For example, they can help us to remember your username and preferences, analyse how well our Sites are performing, or allow us to recommend content we believe will be most relevant to you.
Purpose of cookies
We group our cookies into the below categories.
Operating our Sites
Some cookies are essential for the operation of our Sites. This includes cookies for the following purposes:
If you reject cookies, you may continue to see "contextual" advertisements that are not targeted based on your personal information - for example, a 2D animation advertisement presented on a 2D animation post.
Third party cookies on our Sites
We also use third party cookies on our Sites that fall into the categories above ("third party cookies") for the following reasons:
Use of pixels in emails
Our emails often contain a single, campaign-unique "web beacon pixels" to tell us whether, and how many times, our emails are opened and verify any clicks through to links or advertisements within the email. We use this information for purposes including:
This policy is effective from 16/12/2018.