Official Cookie Policy | Mens Fashion Magazine
Friday 19th December 2014,
Mens Fashion Magazine

Cookie Policy

Mensfashionmagazine.co.uk is an online magazine providing resources such as fashion and style articles, lookbooks, fashion videos, men’s fashion news, and designer profiles. The onsite content is completely free to view, although we do also offer paid content such as a monthly flashbook version of the magazine, alongside 1 on 1 personal style consultancy. This is made clear, and paid products can be found through respective links. This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are, the different types of cookies used by Mensfashionmagazine.co.uk, and how you can change or delete them. We may change this Cookie Policy at any time, and it applies to all domains and subdomains on the Mensfashionmagazine.co.uk website. Any changes in this Cookie Policy will become effective when we make the revised Cookie Policy available.

We hope that this policy helps you understand, and feel more confident about, our use of cookies. If you have any further queries, please contact us at info@mensfashionmagazine.co.uk.

What Is A Cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work in a better, more efficient way. They can do this because websites can read and write these files, enabling them to recognise you and remember important information that will make your use of a website more convenient (e.g., by remembering your user preferences). The types of information typically collected by cookies include information relating to your use of the Mensfashionmagazine.co.uk website, your device’s IP address and browser type, how you arrived on the Mensfashionmagazine.co.uk website, your name and email address if you are logging in etc.

Cookies come in 2 main categories, and then a number of sub-categories. The 2 main categories are persistent or session cookies. Persistent cookies stay on your device for a limited period of time after you have visited the Mensfashionmagazine.co.uk site and are reactivated the next time you visit. Session cookies are deleted from your device when you leave the Mensfashionmagazine.co.uk site.

Are Cookies Dangerous?

No they are not. They are simply just small pieces of text which won’t harm your computer in anyway. They aren’t computer programs, viruses or anything that will be ran as code.

The Cookies We Use

We simply set a few cookies throughout our website in order to help us understand our audience better and make the site as efficient and quick as possible.

We use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Making our shopping basket and checkout work
  • Remembering your search settings
  • Allowing you to add comments to our site

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Third Party Functions

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. Our site includes the following which use cookies:

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties

Social Website Cookies

So you can easily “Like” or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.

Cookies are set by:

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called “analytics” programs also tell us if , on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

We use:

Advertising Cookies

Cookies are widely used in online advertising. Neither us, advertisers or our advertising partners can gain personally identifiable information from these cookies. We only work with advertising partners who work to accepted privacy standards such as http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/iab-good-practice-principles

You can learn more about online advertising at http://www.youronlinechoices.com . You can opt-out of almost all advertising cookies at http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices although we would prefer that you didn’t as ultimately adverts help keep much of the internet free. It is also worth noting that opting out of advertising cookies will not mean you won’t see adverts, just simply that they won’t be tailored to you any longer.

We use:

Banner Adverts

We fund our site by showing adverts as you browse our site. These adverts are usually managed by a partner specialising in providing adverts for multiple sites. Invariably these partners place cookies to collect anonymous data about the websites you visits so they can personalise the adverts to you, ensure that you don’t see the same adverts too frequently and ultimately report to advertisers on which adverts are working. Our partners include:

Affiliate Cookies

We have a number of partners who promote our service on a success-only basis (i.e. instead of paying for advertising, we pay them commissions on sales). Cookies are required to allow us to reward these partners and these cookies are usually provided by specialist companies (known as affiliate networks). Neither us, the networks, or the partner advertising or recommending our services are able to identify you personally. We ask you to support us by allowing these cookies which ultimately help us to offer you the service we do at the price we do. Our affiliate cookies are provided by:

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our’s and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites