To ensure that this website works properly and smoothly and, to ensure that we always provide the most relevant services to you, we may place small text files (‘cookies’) on to your device. Please keep reading for more information about our cookies and how you can be in control of them.
What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files containing a small amount of information that are downloaded to your device when you visit a website.
There are 2 main types of cookies:
They are downloaded to your device temporarily for the period that you browse a particular website. When you close your browser these cookies are permanently lost. An example of a session cookie is when you navigate from one page of the site to another page of the site during the same visit, you do not need to input your credentials each time.
aka a ‘stored cookie’ is stored on your hard drive and has a pre-set expiration date. These cookies may remember things like you choosing to view Vigcheck in Spanish, so when you revisit the site at a later date, it is automatically in Spanish for you.
Cookies can be set by us (first party cookies) or by another company (third party cookies):
First party cookies
These are set and handled directly by Vigcheck, they cannot be read or accessed by another website. For example cookies to help maintain your log-in session, or to launch the banking section of the website.
Third party cookies
These are cookies that have been set by approved third parties, for example to help give us data on the amount of website traffic we get, or to initiate fraud checks.
Cookies that are needed to provide the service you have asked for
Some cookies are essential so you can move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies, services you've asked for can't be provided. These cookies don't gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you've been on the internet.
Here are some examples of essential cookies:
Keeping you logged in during your visit; without cookies you might have to log in on every page you go to.
When you add something to the bet basket, cookies make sure it remains there for your visit.
Some are session cookies which make it possible to navigate through the website smoothly. However these are automatically deleted after you close your web browser.
WHICH COOKIES DO WE USE AND WHAT IS THEIR PURPOSE?
We use all types of cookies that are explained above. A detailed description of our cookies, their functions and sources can be found below.
Essential cookies are necessary for our website to work effectively. They help make the website usable by enabling basic functionalities such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. This type of cookies may be used to protect and accelerate our website by automatically optimizing the delivery of our content. This is how you get the fastest page load times and best performance.
Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, for example your preferred language or the region that you are in. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for.
Analytics cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously. We use different analytics cookies in order to analyze information about how our website is being used. Analytics cookies can process information about the number of visitors to the website, where visitors to the website came from, the pages they visit, scrolling activities, on the website.
Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display advertisements that are relevant and engaging for the individual user.
For marketing purposes we may use various services including, but not limited to, These cookies serve to personalize the way we communicate with you. If you are signed in to the website and accept to receive advertising material, cookies help us to evaluate your personal preferences towards specific content that we further use to deliver advertising material to you that corresponds with your preferences.
HOW CAN I CHANGE MY COOKIE SETTINGS?
You may at any time choose to disable some or all of the cookies. You have several ways to disable cookies.