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What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

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How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

Account related cookies

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out. We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

  • acctchk, remember, login - Used to check login security
  • userid - Unique user identifier
  • acctchk - Check security of user logins
  • sportive_adX - Used to restrict number of times adverts are shown to each user

General cookies

PHPSESSID - Preserves user session state across page requests.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

Google Analytics cookies, all of which are opt out.

  • _gid - Used to distinguish users by Google Analytics.
  • _ga - Used to distinguish users by Google Analytics.
  • _gat - Used to throttle request rate by Google Analytics
  • IDE, DSID - DoubleClick cookie: Enables Google DoubleClick to record and generate reports on the actions of the user on the site after viewing or clicking one of the ads of the advertiser in order to measure the effectiveness of an ad and display targeted ads.
  • _tlv, _tlp, _tlc - TradeLab cookie: this cookie enables TradeLab to assess the visits generated by marketing campaigns.Type of personal data handled: anonymous data about the use of the service with IP addresses partially obscured.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including Twitter and Facebook, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

For site security operations we use a firewall and DDOS protection system from CloudFlare, this sets the following cookie.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.

However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods:

Email: [email protected]