Cookies are tiny text files that are stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. They are widely used across the internet in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information about how site visitors use the website.
Please note that cookies can't harm your computer. iSUBSCRiBE doesn't store personally identifiable information such as credit card details in the cookies created, but do use encrypted information gathered from the cookies to help improve your experience of the site. For example, they help to identify and resolve errors, or to show you the magazines you have recently looked at.
iSUBSCRiBE cookies don't store sensitive information such as your name and address: they simply hold the 'key' that, once you're signed in, is associated with this information. None of your card details are stored on this site or in any cookies from it. However, if you'd prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from iSUBSCRiBE.co.uk, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the 'Help' menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone's handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
To order products on waterstonesmagazines.com or other iSUBSCRiBE websites, you need to have cookies enabled. If you don't wish to enable cookies, you'll still be able to browse the site, but you will not be able to take out subscriptions or request free catalogues or holiday brochures online. You can, however, still buy magazines or request brochures by calling iSUBSCRiBE on 020 7199 0161.
iSUBSCRiBE also has relationships with carefully-selected and monitored suppliers who may also set cookies during your visit to be used for remarketing purposes - in other words to show you adverts of magazine selections based on what you appear to be interested in. If you'd like to opt out, please go to the Interactive Advertising Bureau website (opens in a new window - please note that iSUBSCRiBE is not responsible for the content of external websites).
iSUBSCRiBE are giving you this information to comply with recent legislation, and to make sure you have a full picture of your privacy when using this website. If you'd like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit aboutcookies.org (opens in a new window - please note that we can't be responsible for the content of external websites)
Here's a list of the cookies we use on www.waterstonesmagazines.com and other iSubscribe websites, and what they are used for. You'll find information about 3rd party cookies further down the page.
The following three cookies are set by iSUBSCRiBE and are essential to your being able to use iSUBSCRiBE. They remember what has been put into your basket and the pages you have browsed on your visit.
This cookie is the personalisation cookie that iSUBSCRiBE set to show that you have visited the site before
Google Analytics cookies
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors browse and navigate the site, how they found the site and the actions they take once on the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form and contain no personably identifiable data.
Flash cookies (or Local Shared Objects)
On all websites owned or operated by iSUBSCRiBE Ltd some animated content using Adobe Flash Player is displayed. Adobe uses Flash cookies (also known as Local Shared Objects) to help improve your experience as a user. Flash cookies are stored on your device in much the same way as usual cookies, but they're managed differently by your browser.
If you wish to disable or delete a Flash cookie, see Adobe Flashplayer Security Settings (opens in a new window). Please bear in mind, that if you disable Flash cookies you will be unable to access certain types of content on this site.
If you take the opportunity to 'share' content or links to this site with friends through social networks – such as Facebook and Twitter - you may be sent cookies from these websites. iSUBSCRiBE doesn't control the setting of these cookies, so please check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
Banner advertising on other websites
This type of advertising is designed to provide you with a selection of products based on what you have viewed on waterstonesmagazines.com and other iSUBSCRiBE websites, which are presented to you by an external partner when you visit other selected websites. The adverts may highlight alternative magazines as well as products from other categories deemed relevant to your browsing history. The technology behind these adverts is based on cookies.
The data contained in the cookie used for these adverts is completely anonymous and doesn't contain any of your personal details. Data about your browsing activity is collected and analysed anonymously. If this analysis infers a particular interest, a cookie is placed in your computer and this cookie (not your browsing data) determines what advertising you receive. You can read more about this here http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/about-behavioural-advertising
iSUBSCRiBE would like to continue to display content that's relevant to you; however, you can choose to opt out of this type of advertising permanently by following this link http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices