What are cookies?
A cookie is a text file containing small amounts of information which is downloaded to your device when you access a website. The text file is then sent back to our server each time your browser requests a page from the server. This enables us to operate the site more effectively and load the site so that it reflects your personal preferences, based on your previous browsing on Virgin.com as well as keywords we may be able to gather from URLs of other webpages from which you accessed Virgin.com. Cookies can also allow us to do various other things, as explained below.
How do I turn cookies off?
If you do not wish us to install cookies or you don’t agree with how we use these cookies, you can change the settings on your internet browser to reject them. For more information please consult the “Help” section of your browser or visit www.aboutcookies.org, www.allaboutcookies.org or www.optout.aboutads.info
Please note that if you do set your browser to reject cookies, you may not be able to use all of the features on our site.
If you’d like to know more there are some external resources which explain more about cookies and why we have to be clear about how and when they are used.
The information Commission’s Office is a good place to start: ico.org.uk/your-data-matters/online/cookies