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Privacy statement

If you choose to request more information from us, you will need to provide personal data to us such as your name, email address and telephone number. Any data provided by you which enables us to identify you will only be used for the service you have requested and will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Your data will not be passed on to any third parties, but we reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on us.


What are Cookies and what are they used for?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device by websites that you visit. They are widely used and contain some anonymous information, which does not identify anyone, but instead will collect more general information.

The use of cookies make websites work efficiently and improve the user experience, allowing a website to remember things like your preferences and also collects information to determine how well the website is performing (which pages are popular and which are not for example, helping us make a better website for our users).


Types of Cookies

Session/Performance cookies:

These are used whilst you are using a website and then deleted after each visit. They’re not stored on your computer and they don’t contain any personal data.

Persistent/Functionality cookies:

These remain in place across multiple visits to a website. For example, cookies save you the trouble of typing in your username every time you access a website and provide you with enhanced services such as allowing you to watch a video online or comment on a blog.

Third party cookies:

These are used by approved business partners, such as Google Analytics.


The Cookies Falkland Press uses:

Cookie Name Purpose
Google Analytics __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz These cookies are used to collect anonymous information about how visitors use our site. We can not identify people with this data, it is for general statistical use only. See the Google Analytics Privacy Policy for more information.
Google Maps SID, SAPISID, APISID, SSID, HSID, NID, PREF Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Google Map such as the one displayed on our Contact page. See the Google Privacy Policy for more information.

More information and control of cookies

By using our website you consent to our use of cookies.

As explained, cookies help you to get the most out of our website. However, most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through your browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

For information on how to do this on your mobile phone browser, please see your handset manual.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Please note that if you share the use of a computer, accepting or rejecting the use of cookies will affect all users of that computer.


Links to other websites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.


Changes to this privacy notice

This Privacy and Cookie Policy is kept under regular review and was last updated on 23 July 2013.


How to contact us

Requests for information about the privacy policy can be made via the contact page.