Cookies Policy

Cookies

We use cookies on this site to enable certain parts of the site to function and to collect non-personal information about your use of the site so that we can improve our visitors’ experience. 

By your using www.penguinrandomhouse.co.uk you confirm that you accept the terms of this policy and agree to us sending you cookies. 

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device by websites that you visit. They cannot harm your computer and do not contain any information that enable us to identify you personally, they just enable our websites to recognise your computer and to identify certain other non-personal information such as which browser you are using. This information can be used to make the website work, to identify which parts of the site can work better or to analyse how often people visit the site and what they look at. We will not associate this data with any personally identifying information that you may choose to provide to us in other ways.

Which cookies do we use on this site and why?

The list below sets out the main cookies that we use on this site and what we use them for. 

 

Analytics Cookies:

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These are Google Analytics cookies. The Google Analytics tool collects anonymous information about how visitors use our websites, for example how many visitors came to our website and when, what browsers visitors use and how long visitors stay on the site. This data does not contain any information that is personal to you.

 

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These are Site Catalyst Analytics cookies. Site Catalyst is an analytics tool that collects anonymous information about how visitors use our websites, for example how many visitors came to our website and when, what browsers visitors use and how long visitors stay on the site. This data does not contain any information that is personal to you.

 

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This is a Chartbeat Analytics cookie. Chartbeat gives us real time information on visitors to our websites. The information gathered is not information personal to you.

 

Social Media Cookies:

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These are "Add This" social media cookies. These cookies enable users, if they wish, to login to their accounts on social media sites such as Twitter or Facebook and share content from our websites with their friends. These cookies do not allow us access to your accounts or provide us with any confidential information relating to any of your accounts.

 

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These are third party Facebook cookies. These cookies enable users, if they wish, to login to their Facebook account share content from our websites with their friends. These cookies do not allow us access to your accounts or provide us with any confidential information relating to your accounts.

 

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These are third party Twitter cookies. These cookies enable users, if they wish, to login to their Twitter account share content from our websites with their friends. These cookies do not allow us access to your accounts or provide us with any confidential information relating to your accounts.

 

Shopping Cookies:

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These cookies are necessary to enable users on our site to browse and purchase titles. These help perform essential functionality such as remembering what items you have added to your shopping cart, keeping you logged in to your shopping account or remembering your order number.

 

Youtube Cookies:

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These are third party cookies placed by YouTube videos we have embedded on the site. We do not control the setting of these cookies so please check the websites of these third-parties for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

 

Third-Party Cookies

Some features used on this website may involve a cookie being sent to your computer by a third party. For example, if you view or listen to any embedded audio or video content you may be sent cookies from the site where the embedded content is hosted. Likewise, if you share any content on this website through social networks (for example by clicking a Facebook “like” button or a “Tweet” button) you may be sent cookies from these websites. We do not control the setting of these cookies so please check the websites of these third parties for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

How to manage cookies

To make full use of this site, your device must be set to accept cookies otherwise some of its (for example online shopping) may not work. 

If you nevertheless want to restrict, block or disable cookies, you can do so by changing your browser settings. If you would like more specific information about how to change your browser settings, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org, which has detailed information for each browser as well as more information about cookies in general.