Cookies

What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded to your computer when you visit a website. It holds information such as the site name or a unique user ID. Once the cookie is downloaded onto your machine the website uses it to tailor your experience based on the information it collectd from you each time you visit. The vast majority of commercial websites use cookies.

Why are they used?
Cookies can be used for many different purposes, however the main purposes are auto-filling forms, counting visitors, storing shopping basket items, personalising content, target advertising and for authentication and security.

What is a non-essential cookie?
Any cookies used for analytical purposes to count the number of visitors to a website, any cookies used by first party or third party advertisers, including affiliates, and cookies used to recognise the user when they return to a website so they receive a tailored greeting or optimised landing page.

Non-essential cookies are the target of the ‘Cookie Law’ brought into the EU on May 26th 2012. Websites need to gain consent, either implied or informed, before serving a user these Cookies.

What cookies are used on this site?
There are two types of cookies you will encounter on this site, first party and third party.

First party cookies are our own. They are controlled by us and used to store information about your visit.

Third party cookies are those that are used to enhance the experience on our site using other companies’ tools. For example, Google Analytics and Facebook have their own cookies that are controlled by them.

Miloco does not use any non-essential first party cookies on this website.

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Miloco Website Miloco uses Google Analytics, which sets a cookie in order to anonymously identify when users return to specific websites. Google uses the information sent with this cookie to store a history of website pages visited in a user’s session. This data will not be used to associate any part of your identity, anonymous or not, with any other data held by Google. Further information about how to opt-out of this cookie can be found athttp://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html
Facebook “Like” Button Cookies (on Miloco Blog) www.facebook.com When you create or log in to an account on www.facebook.com cookies are stored on your computer in order to remain logged-in to your facebook account when visiting http://www.facebook.com again. The Facebook Like Button used on our website is hosted by Facebook and your browser therefore sends this cookie data to Facebook when creating the button inside your browser. This data is used by Facebook in order to associate the Facebook Like Button with your Facebook account. This information is not accessible to us, and is not sent to us by Facebook. More information about this cookie and Facebook’s Privacy Policy can be found athttps://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/your-info-on-other#socialplugin
Twitter “Share” Button (on Miloco Blog) www.twitter.com When you create or log in to an account on www.twitter.com cookies are stored on your computer in order to remain logged-in to your twitter account when visiting www.twitter.com again. The Twitter Share Button used on our website is hosted by  www.twitter.com and your browser therefore sends this cookie data to Twitter when creating the button inside your browser. This data is used by Twitter in order to associate the Twitter Share Button with your Twitter account. This data is not accessible to us, and is not sent to us by Twitter. More information about this cookie and Twitter’s Privacy Policy can be found at https://twitter.com/privacy
Digg Button (on Miloco Blog) digg.com When you create or log in to an account on digg.com cookies are stored on your computer in order to remain logged-in to your Digg account when visiting digg.com again. The Digg Button used on our website is hosted bydigg.com and your browser therefore sends this cookie data to Digg when creating the button inside your browser. This data is used by Digg in order to associate the Digg Button with your Digg account. This data is not accessible to us, and is not sent to us by Digg. More information about this cookie and Digg’s Privacy Policy can be found at http://about.digg.com/privacy
Search Session Miloco Website Miloco stores your searches in a session so that you can resume your search easily and quickly as possible. Disabling cookies will stop this from functioning.
Account Session Miloco Website Miloco stores your logged in state in a session so that you do not have to re log in every time you visit the site. Disabling cookies will stop this from working.

To view Miloco’s full Privacy Policy click here.

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