Use of Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of different reasons as detailed below.
We don't sell the information collected by cookies, nor do we pass the information on to anyone else, unless maybe if we are made to by a court order. Don't think we have anything very interesting though.

Opting Out of Cookies

We don't have the time or resources to make it easy for you to specifically opt out of individual cookies, however below you can see links to where you can make settings in your browser to prevent us setting cookies, or prompt you every time the site tries to set a cookie. You may find this is very annoying and also severely limit the functionality of the site so if you really don't want to allow cookies we suggest you don't use the site. You may also struggle with every other site on the internet too.
The About Cookies Website which is also recommended by the BBC has lots of information on How to control cookies and how to delete cookies etc. If you have concerns then this is the place to go and read and read.

Examples of Cookies Used by

Strictly Necessary Cookies

PHPSESSID: This cookie allows our websites to remember your session status, such as "logged in / logged out".

To Improve Functionality

PHPSESSID (same as above): within the session data we also store information about selections and preferences that you've already made on our sites, such as "odds format".

To Improve Performance

Google Analytics cookies:

  • __utma: This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to our site.
  • __utmb, __utmc: These cookies work together to calculate the average length of time users spend on our site.
  • __utmz: This cookie records information about how the page was reached (for example via a search engine result or a direct link).