A cookie is a piece of information that is saved to the hard drive of your computer or mobile device. It remembers information about the configuration of your computer or mobile device and will remember that you've visited before. This improves your website browsing experience by storing information so that you don't have to give it several times.
A cookie typically doesn't contain personal information, but other browsing details such as the domain from which the cookie has come from, a random unique identifier code and also the lifetime (expiry) of the cookie.
Cookies may be either "persistent" or "session" cookies. A persistent cookie will remain valid and functional until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date); in contrast a session cookie will expire when the web browser is closed by the user.
How daop use this information
daop use the information gathered by cookies to measure information about it's website usage. daop can learn which pages on this site are being viewed and how many visitors are using the different sections of this website. This information helps assess how useful the site is to visitors and improve the usability of the website on an ongoing basis.
Cookies can also be used to pre-populate your details should you need to complete our online contact form.
Please visit www.google.com/policies/privacy/ads if you would like more information about online advertising daop uses. You can also get information on privacy practices and on how to prevent companies them from sending and reading cookies on your computer.
How to disable the cookies
You can disable the cookies attached if your browser supports this. To check and update your cookies settings, you will need to know what browser you are using (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari or any other) and what version of it you have. You can usually find this out by opening the browser, then clicking on 'Help' and then 'About'. This will give you information about the browser version you are using.
To find out how to manage cookies please refer to www.aboutcookies.org or your browser's help options for more information.
Please remember that if you amend your cookie settings your browsing experience may be negatively affected. You may be unable to use some of the online services.
Your privacy and online security is daop's highest priority and no personal details are collected that can identify you.
Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations
daop are currently working to implement the new rules on all it's websites. Design and Online Promotions Ltd is supportive of the changes to the privacy rules which are designed to protect the privacy of internet users.