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cookie policy

What are cookies?

Most websites use cookies to collect information about their users. Cookies are small data files which are placed in your browser, computer or mobile device as you browse websites. They allow the website to “remember” that you have visited previously, whether you have logged in and what pages or products you looked at, and they are used to tailor the content and products that are shown and advertised to you, both on the website that collects them and other websites across the internet. All data passed by cookies is anonymous and doesn’t include personal information such as your name or email address.

What we use cookies for?

We use cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. All the data collected is anonymous and cannot be used to identify you as an individual. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

We also use cookies to:

– To enable our website to work properly through basic functions such as navigation and access to secure areas of the website

– To allow our website to remember personalised information such as your preferred language or the region that you are in

– To display ads that are relevant to you when working with our marketing partners. This includes showing you adverts that are related to content and products you have looked at on our website, limiting the number of times you see an advert and helping us to measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns

– To understand how you interact with our website so that we can provide you with the best experience

What sort of cookies does betty use?

Strictly necessary cookies. These are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

How to turn cookies off

Most web browsers allow you to delete and/or turn off cookies in their settings. How you do this varies with the browser you are using and instructions for this can be found in the browser’s “Help” menu.

Please note, in order to make a subscription or shop purchase from our website you must have cookies enabled in your browser, as they enable the functionality on our website that allows you to purchase.

You can delete cookies already stored in your browser, either individually or all cookies, by following the instructions for your browser below. If you delete cookies then you will continue receiving cookies in future unless you also turn off cookies.

To turn off cookies in your browser, please follow the instructions below, or search your browser’s help files for “turn off cookies:

What cookies do we use?

Cookie name What it’s used for
dc_gtm_UA-# Used by Google Tag Manager to control the loading of a Google Analytics script tag.
_ga Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
_gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
p.gif Unclassified
__ssid Unclassified
__stid Registers a unique ID that identifies the user’s device for return visits.
__unam Saves the user’s navigation on the website including what pages have been viewed and how long the browser has been used to view each page.
{Guid} This cookie may collect the following information and store it against an anonymous user ID: Product codes from merchant sites the visitor has browsed and other information relevant to shopping behaviour on mainstream shopping sites. This information is used to serve targeted adverts to the visitor on an anonymous basis.
c Regulates synchronisation of user identification and exchange of user data between various ad services.
collect Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.
fr Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.
IDE Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user. Initiator: Script tag, page source line number 106
ouuid Unclassified
ouuid_lu Unclassified
personalization_id Unclassified
r/collect Unclassified
test_cookie Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.
tr Unclassified
tuuid Registers whether or not the user has consented to the use of cookies.
tuuid_lu Unclassified
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.
YSC Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
i/adsct Unclassified
VeCookieCookieData Unclassified
ve-session-id Unclassified

What happens if third party cookies are disabled on my browser?

If third party cookies are disabled on your browser, there will be certain functions such as personalisation that you will not be able to benefit from on our website.

You can choose which websites you wish to disable third party cookies from. Below you can find instructions on how to do this:

Our main advertising partners

DoubleClick, Trade Desk, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Media IQ, Rhythm One, Sharethrough, AdYouLike, TripleLift.

Contact our data controller

Contact our data controller (IARTUK Limited) here for any queries or complaints regarding the protection of your data. As a visitor to our website you have the right to lodge a complaint with one our supervisory authorities.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after the browsing session has ended.

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