Use of cookies


Cookies and Other Information on a User's Machine

MCharge Ltd. uses cookies on www.hmvgamecredit.com (this "Site"). Cookies are small text files stored in your computer when you access most websites on the internet.

We use cookies in order to make this Site easier to use, to support the provision of information and functionality to you, as well as to provide us with information about how this Site is used so that we can make sure it is as up to date, relevant and error free as we can. Further information about the types of cookies that are used on this Site is set out below. By using this Site you agree to the use of cookies. You can choose to manage the cookies we use on this Site through your browser settings at any time. For more information about how to do this, and about cookies in general, you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that certain cookies may be set as soon as you visit this Site, but you can remove them using your browser settings. Preventing cookies is likely to impact the functionality or performance of this Site, or prevent you from using certain services provided through it. If you choose to prevent cookies, we cannot guarantee access to the services provided through this Site or be sure how this Site will perform during your visit. Doing so may also affect our ability to update this Site to cater for user preferences and improve its performance. The types of cookies we currently use on this Site are set out below.

Cookie Categories

Strictly necessary

Strictly necessary cookies are essential to enable you to move around this Site and use its features and/or services. These cookies allow this Site to provide services at the request of users.

This Site uses strictly necessary cookies to:
  • Load balance Site traffic (balancing the traffic across multiple servers);
  • Remember the goods and services you ordered when you get to the checkout page; and
  • Identify you as being logged in to this Site

Cookie Type: First Party

Cookie Expiry: End of session

Performance

Performance cookies allow us to update this Site to cater for Site user preferences and improve performance. They collect information about how this Site is used, e.g. which pages users visit most often and where error messages are delivered. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies individuals. All information is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

This Site uses strictly necessary cookies to:
  • Gather non-user specific technical data regarding usage of this Site and provide statistics on how our Site is used;
  • See how effective our adverts are (we don't use this information to target adverts to you when you visit other websites);
  • Provide and track the effectiveness of videos embedded into the Site;
  • Track Site user activity in respect of affiliate links (including recording purchases or registrations performed through links from affiliated sites)and report such activity to our affiliates (for payment purposes and to allow them to improve their websites); and
  • Test different designs of our Site.
Some of these cookies are set by or managed for us by third parties.

Cookie Type: Third Party (including Google Analytics, YouTube and Affiliate Networks)

Cookie Expiry: 30 Days

Functional

Functional cookies allow this Site to remember choices you make (such as your user name, log in details and subscription preferences) and any customisations you make to Site pages during your visit. They are also necessary to provide features and services specific to individual users, for example subscription services.

This Site uses strictly necessary cookies to:
  • Remember preferences you have selected such as results per page, number of cover images, whether adult products should be shown or hidden, and filter preferences;
  • Publish relevant (non-user specific) content based on subscriptions to services (including the rental service)and frequency of Site use;
  • Where selected by a user, provide enhanced log-in functionality (keeping users logged in despite navigating away from the Site); and
  • Identify you as having consented to the use of cookies by this Site.

Cookie Type: First Party

Cookie Expiry: Up to 6 Months

Targeting or advertising cookies

These cookies collect information about your browsing habits on this Site in order to make advertising both on this Site and other websites you subsequently visit relevant to you and your interests, to limit the number of times those adverts are served to you and to help measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns.

This Site uses strictly necessary cookies to:

Cookie Type: Third Party

Cookie Expiry: Up to 6 Months

Further Information

For further information about Google Analytics please see Safeguarding your data.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

If you would like further information about the cookies used in relation to YouTube videos, the YouTube privacy notice, including details about YouTube related cookies, is available at: https://www.google.co.uk/policies/privacy/.

If you would like to find out more about advertising networks and affiliate programmes and how cookies are used for these purposes, please visit www.youronlinechoices.com This is an information portal which is run by the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB), the trade association for digital advertising, and will provide you will all the information you need to know about online behavioural advertising and the choices available to you.

MCharge Ltd name is registered. MCharge Ltd, registered in Ireland. No. 492920. Registered Office 8 Clarinda Park North, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, A96 XH21. © 2017 MCharge Ltd

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