Cookies are small text files which websites may store on your computer or mobile device when you visit a site or page. The cookie will help the site to recognise your device the next time you visit.
Cookies serve many functions. For example, they can help EG to remember your login and preferences, and help us analyse how well our site is performing. Certain cookies contain personal information: for example, if you click to “remember me” when logging in, a cookie will store your registration number on your device.
EG uses the following kinds of cookies:
These cookies are essential for the operation of our site. For example, some cookies allow us to identify that you are logged in and can access member-only pages. If you disable cookies, we won’t be able to log you in.
We use functionality cookies to allow us to remember your preferences.
Anonymous cross-site tracking cookies
We use these cookies to track visitors across our site.
Performance and analytics cookies
We do not advertise but may be giving coverage to selected partners. If we use advertising cookies we will not be collecting or disclosing personal data without your express permission.
Other cookies you may encounter on our site
EG uses Google Analytics to analyse the site’s performance. Google Analytics sets cookies on your computer. Some pages on EG carry buttons linked to Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest. These sites may set cookies on your computer when you visit EG pages carrying those buttons.
How do I turn cookies off?
It is usually possible to stop your browser accepting cookies, or to stop it accepting cookies from a particular site. If you turn off cookies EG, various parts of the site won’t work. For example, you may not be able to join a forum, as we can’t tell if you are logged in or not without using cookies. The links below show how to disable cookies in the most popular browsers.