Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and allows us to improve our site if necessary.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to count the number of people that visit our site and to see how visitors move around the site. We set out information about the types of cookies we may use in the list below and the table below.


Strictly necessary cookies

These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.


Analytical or performance cookies

These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.


Functionality cookies

These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).


Targeting cookies

These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. (We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose)


Session cookies

These allow our website to link your actions during a particular browser session. These expire each time you close your device afterwards.


Persistent cookies

These are stored on your device in between browser sessions. These allow your preferences or actions across our website to be remembered. These will remain on your device for 365 days or you delete them from your cache.


First party cookies

These are created by our website when you visit it. They are essential for using and navigating the website.


Third party cookies

These are created by other sites. These other sites own some of the content, such as advertisements or images, that you see on the website.


You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Title Purpose More information
AddThis data is collected online and indirectly identifies users. This data includes, for example:
  • Internet Protocol (IP) address, Mobile Advertising ID (MAID) (which allows mobile app developers to identify who is using their mobile apps), mobile application ID, browser type, browser language, type of operating system, and the date and time the user visited a publisher Site, or a user used the Toolbar;
  • Behaviour on a Publisher Site, such as how long a user visited the Publisher Site, a user’s sharing behaviour of content on a Publisher Site, and a user’s scrolling behaviour on a Publisher Site;
  • The referring URL and the web search a user used to locate and navigate to a publisher site;
  • Keywords entered into the AddThis Toolbar search functionality, and whether and when a user downloaded, installed, or uninstalled the AddThis Toolbar;
  • Information regarding how often a user used the AddThis Tools and how often a user used the AddThis Toolbar; and:
  • Geo-location data derived from a user’s IP address.
AddThis retain AddThis Data for up to 13 months.
Cookie expires after 365 days.


You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of some or all cookies. Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office at

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 395 days.

If you have questions please do not hesitate to contact: [email protected]


Effective date: January 2022