Cookie Policy

Kids!

This page is for grown ups. It tells grown ups that we send cookies (not the type you eat!) to your computer or mobile to help us make Beano work better and to tell us if Beano has crashed (ooops!!). We hope this is OK but, if not, your grown up can help you get rid of cookies.

Please show this page to your parent or guardian before you use the Beano site ☺

Grown Ups

We use cookies on our site to personalise content and ads and to analyse how our site is being used. The cookies we use are harmless and anonymous, they just help to make the site better by remembering some information about what you or your child have already done on the site.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are transferred on to your computer or mobile device by websites that you or your child may visit. Cookies can help make sites work, or work more efficiently by saving user information, as well as to provide information to site owners about how the site has been used.

Some cookies stay on your computer or mobile device after you have left a site. Some only last until you close the internet browser. Some are necessary to be able to use the site.

You can delete cookies. You can also control cookies.

Delete or Control Cookies

A lot of web browsers accept cookies automatically. But most web browsers allow you to delete, control or be asked upfront to individually accept most cookies by changing your browser settings. To find out more about how to manage and delete cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

A lot of sites use special types of cookies from Google Analytics to track the traffic on a site and what users do on the site. You can stop being tracked by ALL Google Analytics cookies across ALL sites on your computer or mobile device by visiting http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Because cookies can help sites work, you may limit site operation or functions if you delete or limit cookies.

So how do we use Cookies on our site?

This site uses different types of cookies.

We use cookies to help manage the site and user experience. These cookies may be used to collect analytics of 'non-personal' visitor activity outlines and site preferences, monitor crashes, provide relevant or timely information to you or your child or offer focused advertisements.

The law states that we can store cookies on your computer or device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. Necessary cookies help make a site usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the site. The site cannot function properly without these cookies.

For all other types of cookies we need your permission.

The list below explains the cookies we use and why.

  1. Name: authorizationToken
    Domain: Beano.com
    Purpose: Allows readers to log into their account
    Duration: Does not expire

  2. Name: _ga
    Domain: google.com
    Purpose: Report anonymous usage statistics, e.g. country, time of visit
    Duration: 2 years

  3. Name: _gat
    Domain: google.com
    Purpose: Limits the rate of usage reporting
    Duration: 10 minutes

Do third parties use their own cookies on our site?

Yes. We embed content like photos and videos from other websites such as Youtube and Instagram. So, when you or your child visit a page on our site containing embedded content, even if all you do is view the content, you or your child may receive cookies from these websites. We do not control these cookies or receive any information from them. These cookies might collect and use information about you and your child in a different way to us (particularly if your browser is signed into an account with that third party). So you should check the relevant third party’s website for more information on these cookies and what they do.

One last thing...

Websites we link to are not covered by this policy. So if you or your child click on a link and access someone else’s site, they might collect and use information about you and your child in a different way to us.

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