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The Talks Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy explains how The Talks uses cookies and other tracking devices. The use is applicable to our website, desktop, mobile and tablet applications for our Site. The Talks outlets includes the-talks.com, and The Talks Interviews iOS and Android Apps.

What Is A Cookie?

A cookie is a small data file that contains a unique identification number that a website places on your computer or mobile device when you visit the website. The cookie is able to store a variety of information used to improve and customize your browsing experience. Session-based cookies last while your browser is open. Persistent cookies last for various periods across browser restarts.

The Talks’s Use Of Cookies

We use cookies on our Sites, as well as third-party cookies, like Google Analytics and Facebook pixel. Cookies enable us to understand how often visitors are visiting our Site, where they are coming from, the specific pages visited, and user preferences. We use this information to improve the Site’s user experience and the content we provide. Other cookies are used for estimating audience size for our media sponsors and advertisers, and to measure our Facebook ad conversions. They also help provide us with aggregated auditing, research, and reporting, and know when content has been shown to you. The cookies we use on the Site do not contain any personal information.

We use the following types of cookies:

Essential – cookies that are essential to provide you with services you have requested. For example, these include the cookies that make it possible for you to save your favourite interviews to read later with our Timekeeper function.

Performance – cookies which measure how often you visit our sites and how you use them. We use this information to get a better sense of how our users engage with our website and how to improve our sites and apps, so that users have a better experience. For example, we collect information about which of our pages are most frequently visited, and by which types of users. We also use third-party cookies to help with performance. For example, the Google Analytics cookie gives us information such as your journey between pages and how much time is spent on certain interview pages. We do not sell your information to any third party advertiser. However, we communicate this data to our media partner.

Managing Your Cookies

You can refuse to use cookies by turning them off in your browser. You can contact your browser software manufacturer for questions on how to disable your cookies. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use most of the content on The Talks.

Cookies On Sites We Link To

Throughout our Site, we link out to other websites, such as our media sponsor. You should review other website operators’ privacy and cookie policies to determine the type and extent of tracking devices used by these other websites. Enabling these connections may allow third parties to collect data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy policies or use of your personal data. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.