Last updated: 14 April 2023 Version: 2
Who are we?CookUK.co.uk is an independently owned and run website which provides information about worldwide recipes. We operate from the UK and we can always be contacted by email:
1. Data controller
The data controller that is responsible for the processing of your personal data is cookuk.co.uk (“we”, “us”, and “our”).
2. What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small piece of data or a text file that is downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you access certain websites. Cookies may contain text that can be read by the web server that delivered the cookie to you. The text contained in the cookie generally consists of a sequence of letters and numbers that uniquely identifies your computer or mobile device; it may contain other information as well.
3. What types of cookies are there?
There are several types of cookies, namely:
4. Cookie consent
5. What cookies do we use and for what purposes?
The table below provides an overview of cookies used by us on the Website, including their purpose and expiration time.
6. Interest-based advertising
We may place targeted interest-based advertisements on the Website as a part of the advertising network Google AdSense. Such advertisements are generated on the basis of your use of the Website and the data generated by your cookies. You can control how such advertisements are shown to you or opt-out from targeted advertising by consulting the guide powered by the Digital Advertising Alliance available at https://youradchoices.com and Network Advertising Initiative available at https://www.networkadvertising.org.
7. Disabling cookies
You can manage the acceptance or rejection of cookies on your browser, according to the additional information provided on the links below. Please keep in mind that any settings on your browser, regarding the refusal of necessary cookies will likely influence your browsing experience on our Website, or even might prevent the usage of some or all of our services. In such a case, we accept no liability for the consequences of the poor functioning of our Website and our services resulting from the refusal or deletion of cookies.
For the management of cookies and your choices, the configuration of each browser is different. It is described in the help menu of your browser, which will allow you to know how to change your selection for cookies:
8. Web Beacons
We may also use a technology called web beacons to collect general information about your use of our Website and your use of special promotions or newsletters. The information we collect by web beacons allows us to statistically monitor the number of people who open our emails. Web beacons also help us to understand the behaviour of our customers, members, and visitors.
9. Google Ad and Content Network Privacy Notice
10. Google Analytics Privacy Notice
Our Website uses Google Analytics to collect information about the use of our Website. Google Analytics collects information from users such as age, gender, interests, demographics, how often they visit our Website, what pages they visit, and what other websites they have used before coming to our Website. We use the information we get from Google Analytics to analyse traffic, re-market our products and services to users, improve our marketing, advertising, and to improve our Website.
We have enabled Google Analytics advertising features such as re-marketing with Google Analytics, Google Display Network Impression Reporting, and Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit our Website, not your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected using Google Analytics with your personal data.
Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit our Website, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google also uses specific identifiers to help collect information about the use of our Website. For more information on how Google collects and processes your data, visit https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites.
11. Flash Cookies Adobe Flash Player
Adobe Flash Player is a computer application that allows the rapid development of dynamic content using Flash computing language. Flash (and similar apps) remembers the settings, preferences, and usage of this content through technology similar to cookies. However, Adobe Flash Player manages this information and your choices by an interface different from that provided by your browser.
Since your device might be able to view content developed with Flash, we invite you to access the Flash cookie management tools, directly from the site https://www.adobe.com/uk/.
12. Do not track
You can set your browser to send a code indicating the websites you do not want to be followed (“Do not track” option). See the links below for where this can be done on common browsers:
13. Google reCAPCHA
We have implemented reCAPCHA, the service provided by Google (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) to verify whether you are a human being and not a robot. It helps to protect the Website against spam and abuse. The reCAPTCHA analyses take place in the background. When you use reCAPCHA, Google will collect some personal and non-personal data from you, such as:
14. Contact us
Contact form: https://www.cookuk.co.uk/contactus.htm