Cookie Policy


We use cookies on this site to enable certain parts of the site to function and to collect non-personal information about your use of the site so that we can improve our visitors’ experience.

By your using you confirm that you accept the terms of this policy and agree to us sending you cookies.

A ‘cookie’ is a small piece of information/data created and sent by a web page server to be stored on your computer’s hard drive, so it can be read back later from a browser. Cookies may be set by the website you are visiting (‘first party cookies’, for example those used for website analytics) or they may be set by other websites who run content on the page you are viewing (‘third party cookies’, for example when a YouTube video is embedded within a page).

We use first party cookies to record website usage. We use this data to help improve the usability of our websites. We don’t sell or disclose the information collected by our first party cookies, except where required by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies). Sometimes though third party cookies may be set where other parties’ content is viewable on our websites and we do not see the information they contain.

Fairlight Books does not hold any personal data (such as your name, address or any other information which could identify you) in our cookies.


Cookies can perform a number of functions

Essential Cookies – Essential cookies are essential to the operation of the website. For example, some cookies allow the website to identify a registered user. If a registered user opts to disable these cookies, the user may not be able to access their account information. This information is not used for advertising on other websites.

Performance Cookies – Performance cookies are used to analyse how visitors use the websites and to monitor website performance. This allows us to provide a high quality experience by customising our offering and quickly identifying and fixing any issues that arise. This information is not used for advertising on other websites.

Functionality Cookies – Functionality cookies allow a site to remember your preferences. For example, cookies save you the trouble of typing in your username every time you access the site. We keep this information private and is not used for advertising on other websites.

Behaviourally Targeted Advertising Cookies – Behaviourally Targeted Advertising cookies allow advertisers to use cookies to serve you with advertisements that are relevant to you and your interests.

We use Google Analytics cookies for monitoring website traffic and remarketing advertising. It allows us to optimise our website for search engines and evaluate how easy our site is to find on the web. All Google Analytics information is recorded anonymously and does not provide or share any user-identifiable information. For further information, please see the Google Privacy Policy. If you don’t want your information collected in this way, you can use Google’s Ad Settings to opt out of Display Advertising use Google’s Browser add-on to opt out of Google Analytics.


We also use Facebook Advertising, Facebook Pixel Re-Marketing, and communications. We do this to understand and deliver ads and make them more relevant to you. Cookies also enable us to learn whether someone who saw an ad on Facebook later visited our website. The ultimate control of the dissemination of information gathered through Facebook Advertising, Facebook Pixel Re-Marketing, and communications resides entirely with Facebook. You can opt-out of Facebook’s use of cookies and Facebook Pixel Re-Marketing through settings on your Facebook Account.


Some features used on this website may involve a cookie being sent to your computer by a third party. For example, if you view or listen to any embedded audio or video content you may be sent cookies from the site where the embedded content is hosted. Likewise, if you share any content on this website through social networks (for example by clicking a Facebook “like” button or a “Tweet” button) you may be sent cookies from these websites. We do not control the setting of these cookies so please check the websites of these third parties for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

How to manage cookies – If you do disable our cookies you may find that certain sections of our website do not work. For example, you may have difficulties logging in or viewing articles. If you wish to disable cookies then the following link will be helpful: