To provide you with a more personalized and responsive service, Urbanspoon needs to remember and store information about how you use this website. This is done using small text files called cookies. Cookies contain small amounts of information and are downloaded to your computer or other device by a server for this website. Your web browser then sends these cookies back to this website on each subsequent visit so that it can recognize you and remember things like your user preferences. You can find more detailed information about cookies and how they work at https://www.aboutcookies.org.
What cookies does Urbanspoon use and why?
Following cookies may be used at Urbanspoon:
(a) Essential cookies
Some cookies are essential for the operation of our website. For example, some cookies allow us to identify subscribers and ensure they can access the subscription only pages. If a subscriber opts to disable these cookies, the user will not be able to access all of the content that a subscription entitles them to.
(b) Performance cookies
We utilize other cookies to analyze how our visitors use our websites and to monitor website performance. This allows us to provide a high quality experience by customizing our offering and quickly identifying and fixing any issues that arise. For example, we might use performance cookies to keep track of which pages are most popular, which method of linking between pages is most effective, and to determine why some pages are receiving error messages. We might also use these cookies to highlight articles or site services that we think will be of interest to you based on your usage of the website.
(c) Functionality cookies
We use functionality cookies to allow us to remember your preferences. For example, cookies recall your customization preferences, such as which regional edition of the website you want to see when you log in.
(d) Behaviorally Targeted Advertising cookies
(e) Compliance, Security Authentication Cookies
These cookies are used to prevent fraud, protect your data from unauthorized parties and to comply with legal requirements. For example, these cookies will be used to determine if you are logged in.
(f) Notification Cookies
Urbanspoon or its service providers also use analytic services to understand how effective Urbanspoon’s content is, what interests Urbanspoon’s users have, and to improve how this website works. In addition, Urbanspoon uses web beacons, or tracking pixels to count visitor numbers and performance cookies to track how many individual users access this website and how often. This information is used for statistical purposes only and it is not Urbanspoon’s intention to use such information to personally identify any user. However, if you have registered and signed into this website, Urbanspoon may combine this information with information from its web analytic services and cookies to analyze how you use this website in more detail.
How to Control Cookies?
By using this website, you agree that Urbanspoon can place cookies on your computer or device as explained above. However, you can control and manage cookies in various ways. Please bear in mind that removing or blocking cookies can impact user experience and parts of this website may no longer be fully accessible.
(a) Browser Controls
Most browsers will allow you to see what cookies you have and delete them on an individual basis or block cookies from particular or all websites. Be aware that any preference you have set will be lost if you delete all cookies, including your preference to opt-out from cookies as this itself requires an opt-out cookie to have been set. For more information on how to modify your browser settings to block or filter cookies, see https://www.aboutcookies.org or http://www.cookiecentral.com/faq
(b) Managing Analytics Cookies
You can opt-out of having your anonymized browsing activity within websites recorded by analytics cookies. Urbanspoon use the following service providers and you can learn more about their privacy policies and how to opt-out of their cookies by clicking on following links:
Google Analytics: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html
(c) Managing Local Shared Objects or Flash Cookies
A local shared object or flash cookie is like most other browser cookies except that it can store additional types of information. These cookies cannot be controlled using the mechanisms listed above. Some parts of this website may use these types of cookies to store user preferences for media player functionality and without them some video content may not play properly. These cookies can be controlled manually by visiting the Adobe website. http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager07.html
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Last updated on June 24, 2018