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Cookies notice

Date last modified: 9th June 2023

The TV and Radio Fillers website ( puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.

Cookies are used to:

  • measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
  • remember the notifications you’ve seen so that we don’t show them to you again

You can find out more about how to manage cookies, including how to delete and block them, on the Information Commission Officer’s (ICO) website.

How cookies are used on the TV and Radio Fillers website

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use this site. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit on the site
  • how long you spend on each page
  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

It doesn’t collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are. We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

Name Expires
_ga 2 years
_ga_C8Q148YL6Q 10 minutes
_gat_ 10 minutes
_gid 24 hours

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies.

Website registration (WordPress)

This website is built using the WordPress content management system. WordPress uses the following cookies to enable registered users to log into the website:

Name Expires
wordpress_test_cookie When you close your browser
wordpress_logged_in_[ID] When you close your browser
wordpress_sec_[ID] When you close your browser

YouTube videos

We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.

Name Expires
GPS 30 minutes
PREF 2 years
YSC When you close your browser
remote_sid When you close your browser

Read YouTube’s Privacy Policy.

Radio filler streaming (Soundcloud)

We use the Soundcloud streaming platform to host our radio fillers and then stream them via the embedded Soundcloud players on this site. As part of this service Soundcloud set the following cookie:

Name Expires
sc_anonymous_id 10 years

Soundcloud also employ a service called ScorecardResearch. ScorecardResearch set the following cookies to count when a user has visited the page containing the embedded Soundcloud player. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored on servers in the United States, but the IP address will be obfuscated. This is sufficient to identify (approximately) the country from which you are accessing the players, but is not sufficient to identify you, or your computer or mobile device, individually.

Name Expires
UID 2 years
UIDR 2 years

Read more on the Soundcloud Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy pages.

Cookies message

You may see a banner when you visit the Fillers website inviting you to accept cookies or review your settings. We’ll set cookies so that your computer knows you’ve seen it and not to show it again, and also to store your settings.

Name Expires
cookie_policy 1 year