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What are cookies?

All IR Media Group's sites use 'cookies'.

A cookie is a text file placed on your hard drive by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. They are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie.

Cookies are either used only during your session ('temporary' or 'session state' cookies) or stored on your computer's hard drive ('permanent' cookies).

Temporary cookies are a mechanism for maintaining continuity between pages during your visit. These cookies are maintained in your browser’s active memory and are terminated at the conclusion of the site visit. Permanent cookies are used to recall on subsequent visits your login information and your agreement to our terms and conditions.

How to manage and delete cookies

Some of the cookies we use are integral to the functioning of all IR Media Group sites. By using your browser’s options to block all cookies you will, in effect, prohibit effective use of IR Media Group sites. For example, cookies are used to keep you logged in as you navigate between pages on our website, to set your language preferences, and to ensure that online payment facilities function properly. If you still wish to control the operation of cookies, then functionality is available through your browser. Generally you have the options to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is issued or reject all cookies.

For instructions on controlling or deleting cookies in your browser, please visit

As outlined above, disabling all cookies may prevent IR Media Group sites from operating fully.

Cookies used on IRspace website

Here are the main cookies we use and what we use them for:

Cookie name Cookie purpose
csrftoken Protects user’s account and personal details against CSRF attacks
sessionid Enables user to stay logged in to their account whilst navigating from page to page.
_popover Ensures user only sees advertising message once to minimise annoyance.
__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz Enable the website to use Google Analytics which gathers anonymous data that we use to improve the website and make our marketing campaigns more effective.
PREF, use_hitbox, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Enable website to embed videos from YouTube.

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