Managing your cookie preferences
Daily Scotland is committed to providing readers with a high quality online experience. In order to do so, we implement a number of tools and data tracking software to help us optimize our publication, and ensure that visitors are able to navigate our content error free, whether on a phone, desktop or tablet. Our contact forms also rely on cookies to understand how users navigate questions and whether fields are filled in or not. We also work from time-to-time with advertisers and provide information on products, new services and events we feel will support our readers and be of interest to the wider public.
Below you can find out how to disable cookies
If you would like to opt out of data tracking, and you are not obligated to have them enabled to view content on Daily Scotland, however you may find sections of our site not appearing normally if you choose to block certain cookies from being stored in your browser. Payment processors and forms may also cease to function normally if you choose to block cookies and may not complete properly. Please review the cookie policies of these companies (listed below) to understand how your data is processed by third parties.
A cookie is a file that is automatically placed on your computer so that we can recognize you as a visitor. This allows us to improve our website experience, provide interactive experiences such as forms and surveys, and helps us to serve you relevant advertising.
You can find out more about how we handle user data in our Privacy and Terms area.
How to disable cookies and tracking in your browser
You can choose to opt out of tracking and analytics by exploring the following resources below and applying the recommendations to block cookies. You may need to be logged into the service in order to access the opt-out features listed – for example, if you wish to block social media websites from tracking the articles you share from our website.
Analytics and behaviour tracking
Social media tracking
Video platform tracking
Affiliate networks and 3rd party external website tracking
3rd party affiliates and behavioral advertising
You can review your online cookie management from the listed websites below which will be able to assist you in de-activating cookies from a wide range of advertisers and data tracking scripts in general.
Please note that for UK citizens, EU law and GDPR compliance will continue to apply after October 31st, 2019.
- Your Online Choices (For UK citizens)
- Your Online Choices EU (For EU and UK citizens)
- Network Advertising Opt Out Initiative (global)
Disabling cookies in browsers
If you wish to disable cookies by default, you can explore the following resources below to adjust the settings in your browser, depending on the device you use.
Understanding online tracking
For further information on data tracking and how cookies work you can visit the two resource articles below which go in-depth on how browser tracking works.