Privacy Policy

1. What Information Will We Collect About You?

We will collect information about you when you register to use the service. This may include information such as your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and credit card details. Though the privacy policy below has been developed to take account of the rapid development of Internet technology it is subject to change. Any such changes will be notified on this page.

2. What Are Cookies? How Do You Manage Them?

Http Cookies
These cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a web site. The cookie then communicates with the originating web site when you visit it again, and may communicate with other websites that recognise the cookie.

Local Shared Objects or Flash Cookies
These cookies are referred to as Local Shared Objects or Flash Cookies. They are pieces of data that websites and applications which use Adobe Flash store on your computer or device to collect information on how you navigate those websites and to store preferences you have set.

Why do website developers use cookies?
Cookies make the interaction between users and websites faster and easier, and help to improve websites. Without cookies, a web site could not remember a user's preferences or registration details for a future visit. Websites use cookies mainly because they save time and make the browsing experience more efficient and enjoyable. Cookies also enable websites to monitor their users' web surfing habits and profile them for marketing purposes.

What cookies does Television X use?
We have classified our cookies according to the categories proposed by the International Chamber of Commerce. None of the cookies used on our websites gather personal information about you.

Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential for the operation of our websites. They: Establish and continue a user sessions. They keep track of a user's movement from page to page. Without these cookies, our websites would have no memories.

Below are the names of the strictly necessary cookies we use

Cookie NameDescription
ASP.NET_SessionId This cookie is essential for the website to operate and is set upon your arrival to the our site. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.

Performance Cookies
These cookies collect information about how our websites is used. The purpose of these cookies is to help us improve our website. They: Collect information about the quality of video delivery. This information enables our partners to monitor and improve the quality of service and to troubleshoot video quality issues. Check anomalies and as a back-up in respect of Google Analytics, which is tracking software supported by Google. This software is used to validate [Comscore data], our official tracking tool. Detect the initial bandwidth capability for progressive download deliveries for video on demand content. Without understanding the bandwidth capability of the user's device we are unable to determine which quality feed to deliver to the user, which would result in a potentially poor video playback experience or no video at all if bandwidth is reduced. Track the effectiveness of the display advertising on our website. This cookie does not target advertisements when you visit other websites

Below are the names of the performance cookies we use:

Cookie NameDescription
BC_BANDWIDTH Detects initial bandwidth capability of device.

Brightcove Video Cloud players use cookies to collect information about the quality of Video Clour delivery.
_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz Google Analytics

Display advertising cookie to track effectiveness.


Display advertising cookie to track effectiveness.

3rd Party Targeting Cookies
Most of the advertisements you see on our sites are generated by third parties. Some of these third parties generate their own cookies to track how many people have seen a particular advertisement (or use the services of other third parties to do this), and to track how many people have seen it more than once. These cookies cannot be used to identify an individual; they can only be used for statistical purposes, for example, in providing you with advertisements that are more relevant to your interests. Some of the information obtained from third party cookies will be aggregated with other anonymous information for statistical purposes. The third party companies that generate these cookies have their own privacy policies and we do not have access to these cookies; other than allowing them to be served, and we have no role to play in these cookies (although we may use statistical information arising from these third party cookies and provided to us by third parties, to improve the targeting of advertisements to users of the website). You can also visit the trade body representing these advertising bodies for more information on how to opt out of these cookies:
For more information on third party targeting cookies, go to

How to manage cookies
We believe it is preferable that you accept cookies when using our site. If you disable cookies on Television X or any other site it is likely to result in a disrupted browsing experience.

Below are details on how to manage cookies

Http Cookies
Http cookies can be controlled via your browser settings. The Help function of your browser will tell you how. Alternatively, click on your preferred browser from the list below and review the information provided.

Google Chrome (PC)
The following article applies to the Google Chrome browser on Windows, Mac, Linux and Chromebooks. It details how to adjust your cookie permission settings, delete cookies, block or allow cookies by default and how to make exceptions for cookies from specific websites or domains.

Google Chrome (Mac)
Choose 'Chrome' from the main navigation then 'Preferences' then 'Under the Hood'. Click on the 'Content Settings' button and allow local data to be set if you wish to accept cookies.

Firefox (PC)
How to turn cookie storage off and on in Firefox:

How to remove cookies that have already been stored by websites

How to block certain websites from storing cookies

How to block websites other than the one you're currently visiting (3rd parties) from storing cookies

Firefox (Mac)
Choose 'Firefox' from the main navigation then 'Preferences' and click on the 'Privacy' tab. Chose 'Use Custom Settings for History' option from the drop down in the History section and select your cookie setting preferences

Internet Explorer (PC)
Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select 'Internet Options', then click on the 'Privacy' tab. Ensure that your privacy level is set to medium or below which will enable cookies in your browser. Settings above medium will disable cookies. Further details on cookie management can be found in Internet Explorer Help by hitting F1 on your keyboard and entering the search term 'cookies'.

Safari (PC)
Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option. Click on 'Security', check the option that you desire in the 'Accept Cookies' section.

Safari (Mac)
Choose 'Safari' from the main navigation then 'Preferences' and click on the 'Privacy' tab. In the 'Block Cookies' section specify if and when Safari should accept cookies from websites.
SafarI (IOS used by Iphones and iPads)
Tap the settings icon, select Safari from the list that appears, tap 'Accept Cookies' option and select your preference.

Safari (PC)
Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option. Click on 'Security', check the option that you desire in the 'Accept Cookies' section.

Opera (PC)
Tools >Preferences>Advanced>Cookies

3rd Party Advertising Cookies

If you would like to disable "third party" cookies generated by advertisers or providers of targeted advertising services, you can turn them off by going to the third party's website and getting them to generate a one-time "no thanks" cookie that will stop any further cookies being written to your machine. Here are links to the third party advertising platforms we use, each of which have instructions on how to do this:

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[You can also visit the trade body representing these advertising bodies for more information on how to opt out of these cookies: .]

Flash Cookies / Local Shared Objects

You can disable local shared objects using the 'Global Storage Settings panel' of the online Settings Manager at Adobe's website. However, using this feature will permanently place a flash cookie on your device, informing all other websites that you do not want flash cookies stored on your computer.

You can also opt out of Flash Cookies on a per-site basis by right clicking the Flash Player and selecting "Settings" from the popup menu that appears, or using the Website Storage Settings panel on Adobe's website. The latter also allows users to delete local shared objects

To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit:

3. How Will We Use The Information We Collect About You?

In order to use the Site you are required to register by providing personal information about yourself. As part of the registration process we may ask you to provide some ltd personal information about yourself such as your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and credit card details. We will use the personal information you provide to log users' interest in the Site.

4. Will We Share Your Information With Anyone Else?

Any personal information that you provide to us will be used for the purpose stated at the time we request it. We may wish to use personal details you have provided to us to send you details of products and services we offer from time to time, and also to pass that data to other companies for sales, marketing and market research purposes. If you would prefer us not to pass on this data to other companies in this way please let us know.

5. How Long Will We Keep Your Personal Information On File?

We will not keep your information for longer than is necessary for the operation of the Site and you may update your information from time to time. You have a right under the Data Protection Act 1998 to ask what information we hold about you. You can do this by writing to us at Portland Broadcasting Ltd, 4 Selsdon Way, London E14 9GL. You may be charged a fee for this information.

6. Any Queries?

If you have any queries or concerns about privacy on the Site please contact us at Portland Broadcasting Ltd, 4 Selsdon Way, London E14 9GL