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 Privacy and Cookie Statement


COOKUK Online Privacy and Cookie Statement

We recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use visit, and how we safeguard your information.

If you use our site and its free content, be aware that we fund the site by using third party advertisers. We believe these advertisers are ethical and we do not third use party advertisers that we believe may misuse your information.

 By visiting our site you consent to cookies being placed on your computer during the use of our site.

Log Files
As with most other websites, we collect the data contained in log files.  The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site. We do not use this data to identify any individual users. Currently does not analyse any of the data contained in these log files and we have no plans to do so.

Cookies and Web Beacons will never divulge or sell any information about you.

However, we do use third party advertisements on to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed.  This is generally used for geo-targeting purposes (showing British recipes to people in Britain for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).

You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security.  However, this will affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites.

To turn off cookies using your browser settings (common browsers include InterNet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) consult the Help menu of your particular browser. If you are using a mobile phone or tablet then check your phone's manual for information on turning off cookies.

DoubleClick DART cookies
We also may use DART cookies for ad serving through Google’s DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests (”interest based targeting”). The ads served will be targeted based on your previous browsing history (For example, if you have been viewing sites about visiting Las Vegas, you may see Las Vegas hotel advertisements when viewing a non-related site, such as on a site about hockey). DART uses “non personally identifiable information”. It does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers. You can opt-out of this ad serving on all sites using this advertising by visiting

CookUK has no intent to infringe on your privacy while using our web sites, and we will never provide your personal information to anyone else. 

The trade names of third party advertisers and other content /data providers we use include Google, Google Analytics, DoubleClick, Vibrant Media, You Tube and Facebook.

Please contact us by e-mail if you have any questions or concerns. We are a premier UK cooking website, and will do our best to help with your  questions.

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