Cookies are small text files that a website stores on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. They are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
The purpose is to enable the site to remember your preferences (such as username, language, etc.) for a certain period.
That way, you will not have to re-enter them when browsing around the site during the same visit.
Cookies can also be used to establish anonymized statistics about the browsing experience on our sites.
For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.
We mostly use “first-party cookies”. These are cookies set and controlled by Media City Qatar, not by any external organization.
However, to view some of our pages, you will have to accept cookies from external organizations.
The 5 types of first-party cookies we use are to:
These are set by us and only we can read them. They remember:
Operational cookies: There are some cookies that we have to include in order for certain web pages to function. For this reason, they do not require your consent. In particular: authentication cookies and technical cookies required by certain IT systems.
Analytical/performance cookies: They allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This may help 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 cookies are used to recognize you when you return to our websites. They may enable us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name, or remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies: These cookies record your visit to our websites, the pages you have visited, and the links you have followed.
Some of our pages display content from external providers, e.g., YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, and Twitter.
To view this third-party content, you first must accept their specific terms and conditions. This includes their cookie policies, which we have no control over.
But if you do not view this content, no third-party cookies are installed on your device.
Removing cookies from your device
You can delete all cookies that are already on your device by clearing the browsing history of your browser. This will remove all cookies from all websites you have visited.
Be aware though that you may also lose some saved information (e.g. saved login details, site preferences).
Managing site-specific cookies
For more detailed control over site-specific cookies, check the privacy and cookie settings in your preferred browser.