Like many other websites, Post&Parcel uses tiny text files called “cookies” that may be stored by the browser on your computer or mobile phone in order to recall user preferences.
On this page, you can find information about what cookies are, how Post&Parcel uses them, and how you can switch cookies of within your browser.
Cookies are a very common way in which a website can allow your Internet browser to remember how you prefer to view the information the website provides.
Typically the files will include the name of the website, the lifespan of the cookie and a randomly generated unique number as an identifier. We cannot identify you personally by using a cookie, and they are not used to store personal data or gather personal data.
Post&Parcel uses very basic cookies to determine if you are a registered member of our website, and if you are logged in to our website. If you are logged in, you can then access various account settings, our comment system, the Post&Parcel search engine and various other features around the website.
Without using cookies, you would have to log in every single time you visited our website if you wanted to use these features, such as commenting on or searching for a story.
If you do wish to prevent your computer or mobile phone from accepting cookies, you should be able to do so from within the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser.
More information on switching off cookies within individual browsers can be found via these links:
- Internet Explorer cookie settings
- Firefox cookie settings
- Chrome cookie settings
- Safari cookie settings
For further concerns about cookies on Post&Parcel please contact the editor, Ian Taylor, by emailing [email protected].