Managing cookies on 50connect and Olderiswiser Media Limited websites
Cookies are completely safe and secure and never contain sensitive information. These cookies are used by Olderiswiser Media Limited and trusted partners to help us deliver the best experience we can for site visitors.
‘Strictly necessary' cookies
These cookies are essential in helping you to move around our websites and use their features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, services you have asked for, such as settings for who can see your profile information, cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you've been on the internet.
Some examples of these essential cookies include:
- Identifying you as being signed in to 50connect.co.uk (or other website belonging to Olderiswiser Media Limited) and our other websites and keeping you logged in throughout your visit so that you don't need to sign in each and every time you visit.
- Remembering security settings, such as profile information, which restrict who has access to content (photos and text) you wish to share on the sites.
Information supplied by cookies can help us to analyse the profile of our visitors and help us to provide you with a better user experience. For example: if on a previous visit you went to our education pages, we might find this out from your cookie and highlight educational information on your second and subsequent visits.
You can find out more about managing cookies at ICO.gov.uk or by changing the settings in your browser settings. However changing browser settings can result in some of your preferences not working.
How to control and delete cookies
However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our websites, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how.
Alternatively, you may wish to visit aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies.
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.
If you wish to view a cookie's code, just open your cookie file in your browser and click on a cookie to open it. You'll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the server that gave you the cookie.
For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.
To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data about your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.