Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit our website. Cookies are useful because they allow our website to recognise your device.
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like improving navigation between pages, remembering your preferences, and generally improving your online experience.
Cookies may be stored by the browser for a single session or for a longer period of time:
- Session cookies are deleted every time the browser is closed down.
- You can also manage cookies in your web browser, by changing the settings in the browser you use.
Strictly necessary cookies enable core website functionality. They make the website work and deliver services that you’d expect, like navigating around web pages or accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, the website cannot function properly, so they are always active. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the website will not then work.
|These cookies are used to ensure our login and shopping cart functionality works correctly and to manage your session.
|These cookies help with site security.
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These cookies are used to enhance functionality of our website – the site will work without them, but not all functionality will be available.
|Remembers the last search done so that the search parameters are autocompleted when returning to the search page.
|We use TrendMD to provide you with recommended content both from Emerald and other publishers.
If you are a Pay Per View customer, our third party payment processor Stripe operates our checkout on their website and will take personal data to process your payment using cookies or other similar means. Stripe’s terms and conditions are displayed at the checkout for you to read including what cookies Stripe use and why, which you agree to by submitting your order. This information can also be found here: Stripe: Cookie Settings.
These cookies are used to improve the performance of our website, by collecting and reporting information on how the site is used.
|Mixpanel cookies are used to collect data about how you use our website. We use this information to understand your interests, improve our products and services and to create a better user experience on our website.
|Occasionally we make general announcements on site to all users. This cookie supports that functionality.
|Universal Analytics (Google)
|Google Analytics cookies. These track number and duration of visits to the Emerald website as well as details and keywords of searches that led the user to the site. Google Analytics cookies do not identify individual users and every website using Google Analytics deploys a different set of cookies – visitors are not tracked across multiple sites.
Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set when the customer first lands on a page with the Hotjar script. It is used to persist the random user ID, unique to that site on the browser. This ensures that behaviour in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID.
Unless you do not agree to the use of such cookies (in which case please see the ‘Do Not Track’ section below), you accept that these cookies may be enabled by default.
Do Not Track
In order to not be tracked by HotJar, you will need to modify your browser to not track for this website. Instructions for the most common browsers can be found below.