This is the Cookies Policy (the ‘Cookies Policy’) for Pick Media Ltd (‘Pick’ / ‘we’). Please read it carefully to ensure that you are willing to accept the cookies used by the Website and the third party services the Website uses.

By using this Website and agreeing to this Cookies Policy, you are consenting to Pick’s use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this Cookies Policy and our Privacy Policy.

You are also agreeing to the use of third party cookies for the purposes outlined in our Privacy Policy.

The definitions set out in the Terms of Website Use will apply (except where the context otherwise requires).

What cookies are

Cookies are small ‘packets’ of data downloaded to your computer which communicate with websites in order to provide information to those who operate them. For example, they may help website operators improve your experience on their website or distinguish you from other users.

How We Use Them

When you log into the website via entering your password and/or postcode and email address, or via a link in an email, a cookie is set which stores an alphanumeric identifier that enables the browser to keep you logged in until you log out. There are two versions of this cookie to signify how you logged in, which determines what can be accessed through your account page.

We also store cookies to help manage your experience on the Website. This includes whether or not to load assets from our content delivery network, what landing page you signed up from, how long you have been a member and other A/B tests we conduct in order to improve the Website.

All the cookies set by Pick can be deleted by logging out or will expire no later than 13 months from the last time you accessed the Website.

Third Party cookies

When you visit the Website you are also making connections to various third party websites, each with access to set and manage cookies of their own. Pick does not have access to any data contained within these cookies, nor can we manage these cookies.

We will take reasonable endeavours to list any important cookies in use by third parties, so please check this Cookies Policy regularly for updates. The third party cookies will only be used in accordance with the terms set out in our Privacy Policy.

Google Analytics

Pick uses a cookie named Google Analytics (which is part of the Google Analytics service) to analyse the use of this Website and other websites more generally. Google Analytics uses cookies to collect and create statistical and other data about website and internet use. The information gathered from the Website will be used to create reports about the use of the Website and about internet use more generally. Google will store and use this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at (

Google Analytics is a persistent cookie which is stored on your computer and will remain installed even after you have left this Website. You may have already downloaded Google Analytics from another website. Please see the Privacy Policy for further details on how we use Google Analytics and how to disable it.

Google Adsense

We publish Google Adsense interest-based advertisements on our website. These are adverts tailored by Google to reflect your interests, which it tracks using the “DoubleClick” cookie. The DoubleClick cookie is widely distributed by a number of websites and you may well already have a copy of them on your computer before visiting the Website. Google’s use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to the Website and/or other sites on the Internet.

Users may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting Ads Settings. (Alternatively, you can opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for interest based advertising by visiting (

You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google’s Ads Preference Manager, available at ( You can opt-out of the Adsense partner network cookie at: However, this opt-out mechanism uses a cookie, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you should use the Google browser plug-in available at:

Quantcast Consent Management Platform

In order to show more relevant advertising on the Website, we ask users if they would like to opt-in to allow advertisers to use third party data when showing advertisements. Cookies are set by Quantcast Consent Management Platform to remember what settings the user has chosen. This process is further outlined in our Privacy Policy. The Quantcast Privacy Policy is available at ( These cookies last a maximum of 13 months and can be deleted by clearing the cookies from your browser. If you would like to update your settings, please visit the account page. The setting is only available to users who have previously opted-in.

Refusing Cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies in the following way:

In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector

In Edge, you can refuse cookies by clicking “More”, “Settings”, “View advanced settings” then under “Privacy and services”, set “Cookies” to “Block only third party cookies” or “Block all cookies”.

In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies setting by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”

In Google Chrome, you can disable all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Under the Bonnet”, then selecting “Content Settings”.

Refusing all cookies will prevent you from accessing the Website correctly or remembering who you are. Blocking third party cookies should not interrupt your experience on the Website.


Pick encourages you to periodically review this Cookies Policy to be informed of any changes to how we use cookies and what cookies are used by third parties. To help you in doing so, the version and date of this policy are stated below.

This Cookies Policy was last updated:
Thursday, 24th May, 2018

Cookies Policy Version: