1. Introduction

This is the Cookie Policy of Female Folio by Brooks Macdonald (Female Folio, us, we).

Cookies are small files that are sent to your computer’s hard drive by the web server and they enable our websites to remember who you are. Information from cookies may include information relating to your use of our websites, information about your computer, such as IP address and browser type, and demographic data.

This cookie policy affects the following website:

2. Why we use Cookies

We use Cookies on our websites in order to optimise functionality.

You may block cookies by adjusting setting on your browser. Please note that if you restrict all cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. Unless you have configured your browser to refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon you visit our websites. You can however delete those cookies.

When you first visit any of our sites a pop-up header will be generated alerting you to our cookie policy. It will re-appear in the event that you change your cookie settings from time to time.         

Below you can find out about the cookies we use and why:


These cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you. They perform functions like preventing the same ad from continuously reappearing, ensuring that ads are properly displayed for advertisers, and in some cases selecting advertisements that are based on your interests.

Analytics and customisation

These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our websites are being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customise our websites for you.


These cookies are essential for a single user to login (using a username and password) and access the site. This type of cookie is deleted when you close your browser.

These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our websites.

Performance and functionality

These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of our websites but are non-essential to their use. However, without these cookies, certain functionality may become unavailable.


This cookie is a session cookie and essential for a user to subscribe to the site. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.

Social networking

These cookies are used to enable you to share pages and content that you find interesting on our websites through third party social networking and other websites. These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes too.

Cookie banner

This cookie controls the appearance of the cookies information banner. It is set on arrival to the site by default. It expires after a set amount of time and is not set again unless a user changes their cookie settings.

3. Controlling Cookies

The “Help” section on the menu bar of most internet browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether.

You also can manage your cookies preferences generally using the following links for some of the most popular internet browsers:

Internet Explorer:

Microsoft Edge:

Google Chrome:


To find out more about cookies and about using your browser settings to control cookies please visit: or the guidance on the Information Commissioner’s Office website found here.

4. Contact

Questions and requests regarding this cookie policy should be addressed by:

  • email to:; or
  • post to: The Data Protection Officer, Brooks Macdonald Group plc, 21 Lombard Street London EC3V 9AH;