Cookie Policy for Aberdeen Journals Limited - Press and Journal

About our Cookies - supporting your informed choice

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Controlling Cookies

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

You may limit site operation or functions if you limit cookies.

How do we use cookies on our website?

We make use of cookies to help manage the site and your visitor experience. These cookies may be used to collect analytics of 'non-personal' visitor activity outlines, manage user logins and personal preferences, provide relevant or timely information to you or offer focused advertisements.

Information about the cookies used

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

DomainName of cookieType of cookieExpiry periodPurposeCompany

Stores session data during a website visit.

AddThis is the world's largest content sharing platform. It gives end users a simple and easy way to share content across the social web, and provides publishers with increased web traffic and in-depth analytics. You can learn more and opt out here.

This cookie is set by our analytics provider, Google Analytics. This keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred. You can opt out of these by visitng Google's opt out page

This cookie is set by our analytics provider, Google Analytics. A timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters the site. You can opt out of these by visitng Google's opt out page

This cookie is set by our analytics provider, Google Analytics. A timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves the site - having waited 30 minutes for another pageview to happen, and if it doesn't, it expires. You can opt out of these by visitng Google's opt out page

This cookie is set by our analytics provider, Google Analytics. This keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked on, what keywords used, and where in the world the site was accessed from. You can opt out of these by visitng Google's opt out page

AddThis is the world's largest content sharing platform. It gives end users a simple and easy way to share content across the social web, and provides publishers with increased web traffic and in-depth analytics. You can learn more and opt out here.

AddThis is the world's largest content sharing platform. It gives end users a simple and easy way to share content across the social web, and provides publishers with increased web traffic and in-depth analytics. You can learn more and opt out here.

AddThis is the world's largest content sharing platform. It gives end users a simple and easy way to share content across the social web, and provides publishers with increased web traffic and in-depth analytics. You can learn more and opt out here.

AddThis is the world's largest content sharing platform. It gives end users a simple and easy way to share content across the social web, and provides publishers with increased web traffic and in-depth analytics. You can learn more and opt out here.

AddThis is the world's largest content sharing platform. It gives end users a simple and easy way to share content across the social web, and provides publishers with increased web traffic and in-depth analytics. You can learn more and opt out here.

AddThis is the world's largest content sharing platform. It gives end users a simple and easy way to share content across the social web, and provides publishers with increased web traffic and in-depth analytics. You can learn more and opt out here.

AddThis is the world's largest content sharing platform. It gives end users a simple and easy way to share content across the social web, and provides publishers with increased web traffic and in-depth analytics. You can learn more and opt out here.

AddThis is the world's largest content sharing platform. It gives end users a simple and easy way to share content across the social web, and provides publishers with increased web traffic and in-depth analytics. You can learn more and opt out here.

These third party cookies are hosted by adjug.com and used to collect anonymous information about how users visit the site to target advertising. More information is available here.

These third party cookies are hosted by adjug.com and used to collect anonymous information about how users visit the site to target advertising. More information is available here.

Used by www.adnxs.com for visitors coming from advertisements placed with adnxs.com or Media IQ. You can learn more and opt out here.

Used by www.adnxs.com for visitors coming from advertisements placed with adnxs.com or Media IQ. You can learn more and opt out here.

This site uses InfluAds to serve a single Ad on each page of the site. You can learn more here.

Tracks the route taken by visitors to arrive at the site, used to better target advertising. You can learn more here.

Tracks the route taken by visitors to arrive at the site, used to better target advertising. You can learn more here.

We use DoubleClick to provide targeted advertising and increase the effectiveness of our advertising. You can learn more and opt out here.

We use DoubleClick to provide targeted advertising and increase the effectiveness of our advertising. This unique cookie is used to determine which advertisements have been shown on your device. You can learn more and opt out here.

We use DoubleClick to provide targeted advertising and increase the effectiveness of our advertising. This cookie is added to test if the user's browser supports cookies. You can learn more and opt out here.

Flashtalking uses cookies to track the conversion rates for particular advertising campaigns, to help serve advertisements which are of particular relevance to you and to measure how many of our users see the advertisements served. You can learn more and opt out here.

Set through our AddThis component. Used for targeted advertising. You can learn more and opt out here.

Set through our AddThis component. Used for targeted advertising. You can learn more and opt out here.

Set through our AddThis component. Used for targeted advertising. You can learn more and opt out here.

Part of the AddThis application and collects behavioural information. You can learn more and opt out here.

Part of the AddThis application and collects behavioural information. You can learn more and opt out here.

Part of the AddThis application and collects behavioural information. You can learn more and opt out here.

Part of the AddThis application and collects behavioural information. You can learn more and opt out here.

Part of the AddThis application and collects behavioural information. You can learn more and opt out here.

Part of the AddThis application and collects behavioural information. You can learn more and opt out here.

This site uses InfluAds to serve a single Ad on each page of the site. You can learn more here.

This site uses InfluAds to serve a single Ad on each page of the site. You can learn more here.

This cookie displays the Met office application that displays the weather forecast. More information is available here.

These third party cookies are hosted by Media Innovation Group and used to collect anonymous information about how users visit the site to target advertising. You can learn more and opt out here.

These third party cookies are hosted by Media Innovation Group and used to collect anonymous information about how users visit the site to target advertising. You can learn more and opt out here.

These third party cookies are hosted by Media Innovation Group and used to collect anonymous information about how users visit the site to target advertising. You can learn more and opt out here.

mediamind uses cookies to track the conversion rates for particular advertising campaigns, to help serve advertisements which are of particular relevance to you and to measure how many of our users see the advertisements served. You can learn more and opt out here.

mediamind uses cookies to track the conversion rates for particular advertising campaigns, to help serve advertisements which are of particular relevance to you and to measure how many of our users see the advertisements served. You can learn more and opt out here.

mediamind uses cookies to track the conversion rates for particular advertising campaigns, to help serve advertisements which are of particular relevance to you and to measure how many of our users see the advertisements served. You can learn more and opt out here.

mediamind uses cookies to track the conversion rates for particular advertising campaigns, to help serve advertisements which are of particular relevance to you and to measure how many of our users see the advertisements served. You can learn more and opt out here.

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. You can learn more and opt out here.

Used to define demographic information about consumers - Created by the AddThis plugin to assist with user analytics and advertising management, behavioral tracking and re-targeting. You can learn more and opt out here.

Used to define demographic information about consumers - Created by the AddThis plugin to assist with user analytics and advertising management, behavioral tracking and re-targeting. You can learn more and opt out here.

Used to define demographic information about consumers - Created by the AddThis plugin to assist with user analytics and advertising management, behavioral tracking and re-targeting. You can learn more and opt out here.

Used to define demographic information about consumers - Created by the AddThis plugin to assist with user analytics and advertising management, behavioral tracking and re-targeting. You can learn more and opt out here.

Type of Cookies

Persistent cookies - these cookies remain on a user's device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.

Session cookies - these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

Independently audited

We use the services of Cookie Reports Limited to audit our site for cookies. They searched our site on 30 May 2012 and found the cookies which have been listed in the table above.

This policy was last updated 21 Sep 2012.