Indigo Television cookies policy relating to the National Television Awards

What are cookies and why do we use them?

A cookie is a small amount of data which is stored on your computer's hard drive. The idea is that by knowing a bit about you, we, and those third parties who we authorise, can use cookies and other such devices to improve your experience. This may include:

  • to allow you to carry information across pages of our Website and avoid having to re-enter information;
  • within registration to allow you to access stored information;
  • to help us recognise you as a unique visitor when you return to our Website;
  • to allow us to tailor content or advertisements to match your preferred interests;
  • to avoid showing you the same adverts repeatedly;
  • within research surveys to ensure you are not invited to complete a questionnaire too often or after you have already done so.

We, and those third parties who we authorise, also use cookies and other such devices to compile anonymous, aggregated statistics for the following purposes:

  • to understand who has seen which pages and advertisements on the Website;
  • to determine how frequently particular pages and advertisements are visited;
  • to track the success of any advertising campaigns on our Website;
  • to determine the most popular areas of the Website;
  • to provide anonymised demographic data to third parties in order to target advertising more appropriately to you;
  • generally in order to monitor usage of the Website;
  • to undertake market research and/or to facilitate reviews, developments  and/or improvements to the Website.  Use of cookies in this way allows us to understand how users use our Website and helps us improve the structure of our Website (we cannot identify you personally in this way).

Use of cookies in this way allows us to understand how users use our Website and helps us improve the structure of our Website (we cannot identify you personally in this way).

First-party cookies used on this website

Cookie Name Purpose Persistency More Information
Session session This cookie holds a unique identifier and enables us to provide services to you. session is deleted when you close the browser
Google Universal Analytics _ga
_gat
_gid
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website and our advertising. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone. _ga is deleted 2 years after time set
_gid is deleted 1 minute after time set
_gid is deleted 24 hours after time set
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Third-party cookies used on this website

We use a number of social media tools and external services to enhance visitor interaction on our Website. If you already use these platforms, their cookies may be set through our website. Data may then be collected by these companies with the aim of enabling them to better serve adverts on other sites that they think are relevant to your interests.

Cookie Name Purpose Persistency More Information
Youtube / Google GPS
PREF
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
YSC
These cookies are set by YouTube and Google through the embedded YouTube player. The purpose of the cookies include tracking location, showing more relevant ads, keeping track of user preferences and tracking the number of views of embedded videos. GPS is deleted 30 minutes after time set
PREF is deleted 8 months after time set
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE is deleted 6 months after time set
YSC is deleted when you close the browser
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Google DoubleClick IDE This cookie is set through the embedded YouTube player as part of the Google DoubleClick advertising program. It works for purposes such as showing more relevant ads and tracking ads you have seen before. IDE is deleted 390 days after time set https://policies.google.com/technologies/types
Twitter lang Used by Twitter to recognise language preferences to display embedded twitter feed in the correct language. lang is deleted when you close the browser https://twitter.com/en/privacy

This cookie policy was last reviewed on 6th January 2020.