Cookie Policy

Privacy Statement: How we use Cookies

A “cookie” is a piece of software that can stick to a computer’s hard drive and recalls details about how your computer operates.

We use these cookies so we can tailor and improve your user experience, as well as track which posts and stories are most popular amongst our readership.

Personal information about you, such as your name and address, is not collected in this process.

For some features on the Yorkshire Standard, you may need to have cookies enabled and you can decide if you want to accept cookies by changing the settings on your computer. If you do not accept cookies some features on the website may not work as we intend.

This may include the delivery of advertisements, pop-ups and sub-sites, as well as the use of reader comments. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies, or allow your browser to show you when a cookie is being sent.

Yorkshire Standard strongly adheres to the Data Protection Act 1998.

For additional information your privacy, please read our Privacy Policy.

Third party Cookies

We use some service providers who may set cookies on their respective websites in order to offer you the services that they are providing, such as Google.

We may also embed photos and video content from websites like YouTube. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from other websites like YouTube, you may be presented with cookies from that website. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about those cookies.

Yorkshire Standard also has ‘share’ buttons on the website to enable users of the website to share articles with their friends on social networking websites and services such as Facebook, Twitter and Google+. These websites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service.

We do not control the dissemination of Third Party Cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.