Privacy and cookies
When we provide online services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
Types of cookies
We use the following cookies to track the way you navigate our websites:
Cookies set by Google analytics are used for web analytical purpose, but are not used to track individual users. For further information on how Google Analytics collects and uses information on our behalf and the right to use such cookies, please refer to the Google Analytics products and services privacy statement. If you object to your Personal Data being collected by Google Analytics, you may download and install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
Content Social Locker:
On this website, you can encounter the Content Lockers which may ask you to sign in, subscribe, enter your name or perform other actions to get access to the locked content.
Using Your Email Address:
When you enter your email or sign in through social networks, you agree to that your email address will be added to the subscription list for sending target news and special offers.You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the link at the end of any Sported emails.
Social Apps & Permissions:
When you sign in through social networks, the Content Locker may ask you to grant permissions to read or perform some social actions.The Content Locker retrieves only the following information:
- Person name
- Email address
Content Locker never collects other data and never publish anything in social networks from your behalf without your permissions.
After unlocking the content the Content Locker removes all the access tokens received from you and never uses them again.
Cookie Information Bar:
We use a cookie to remember your decision to close the information bar at the bottom of the screen.
How to control and delete cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.
Please be aware that restricting cookies may have a significant impact upon the functionality of our website and our ability to ensure that the content which we’re making available via www.sported.org.uk is relevant to what our users want to see and use.
If you wish to view your cookie code, just click on a cookie to open it. You’ll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the server that gave you the cookie.
For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone, you’ll need to refer to your handset manual or, alternatively, visit the browser developer’s website. Below are some helpful links to the most popular browsers.
To opt-out of third party’s collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website (for example, Facebook), please refer to their websites below for further information as you’ll not be able to turn those cookies off through our website.