What is a cookie?
Cookies are pieces of computer code stored on your computer which allow AllStar
to recognise the fact that you have visited our website. These cookies do not contain
any personally identifiable pieces of information.
1. Improving our website
For statistical purposes only, we track how many individual unique users we receive
and how often they visit our website. We collect anonymous data which tells us which
of our pages are most frequently visited and by which types of users and from which
countries. This allows us to see which content is more popular than others. In order
to do this, we use a web analytics tool called Google Analytics.
2. Ensuring our online advertising is targeted and relevant
From time to time we may engage in advertising on other websites to promote this
website. The advertising partners we use may serve ads that it believes are most
likely to be of interest to you, based on information about your visit to this and
other websites (this information is anonymous in that it does not include your name,
street address, e-mail address or telephone number).
In order to do this, our advertising partner may need to place a cookie on your
computer. Furthermore, in order to identify that you are part of the relevant target
audience, they may identify that you have previously visited this website by using
a cookie dropped from this website (this is called re-targeting).
These advertising cookies are typically referred to as "third party cookies" because
the advertising and tracking are carried out by a "third party".
For more information about this type of online behavioural advertising, about cookies,
and about how to turn this feature off, please visit www.youronlinechoices.co.uk.
How can you manage your cookies?
Most browsers can be altered to prevent your computer from accepting cookies, although
this may mean that some of the features of this site (and other sites) will not
work properly and may restrict your user experience.
These settings will typically be found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of
your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be
helpful; otherwise you should use the 'Help' option in your browser for more details.
Turn off anonymous Google Analytics cookies
You can install a Google Analytics browser "plug in" to prevent the website sending
information about your visit to Google Analytics. More information about this can
be found below.
Turn off third party cookies
In order to prevent third party cookies from being dropped onto your browser, you
can go to the relevant third party website and generate a one-time "no thanks" cookie.
This will stop any further cookies being served to your browser from this third
party. The third party used by this website is DoubleClick and you can find out
instructions on how to do this on the link below.
Other useful links
If you would like to find out more about cookies and their wider use, you may find
the following links of interest:
The IAB has provided the following website to give information specifically about
privacy issues around Internet advertising:
For further legal information about privacy issues, you may find these links useful: