Cookies and Electronic Data
Where services are delivered via internet, this can sometimes place small amounts of information on a device (e.g. computer or mobile phone).
This includes files known as cookies but these cookies can’t be used to personally identify you.
These files improve services for you through:
- enabling services to recognise your device so you don’t have to repeat information
- recognising you’ve entered details, avoiding you repeating this on other web pages
- measuring how many people use services, so they can be designed better
- analysing data to how people interact with services, for future improvements
This site generates the following cookies for the following elements:
Social Networks Live feed window (so you can view our social network feeds)
Google Analytics (an app for measuring website data)
Any parts of this site which require a sign in, will not automatically generate cookies, unless, when prompted, you choose to let your browser ‚ save your sign in details‚ or remember you. Ticking no, to prompts like this will assure that no cookies are generated.
How to manage / delete cookies
If you still want to restrict / block cookies from our website, or any other website, you can do this yourself through your browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, Chrome) by exploring and the functions in your browser settings / menus. The Help functions of a browser should help you do this if further assistance is needed.
You can also visit the About Cookies website, which contains clear information on how to achieve the above, on several different browsers. You may also find information on how to delete cookies in the help section of a computer operating system (e.g. windows, OSX)
If you restrict cookies, this may have a negative effect on how our website functions for you and this may therefore also affect your use experience.
If you want to see your cookie code, click on a cookie and open it as a file, revealing a string of numbers and text. The numbers are your ‚identification card‚ which can only be seen by the server that generated the cookie. (If you need help on how to do this on the browser of a mobile phone, the handset manual will provide this information. If you want to opt-out of third-parties collecting data regarding your usage of our website please refer to their websites for information.
If you contact us by email or your email address is included in an email directed to us, we will add you to our email lists for future communication purposes (such as sending e-newsletters) but will always include an unsubscribe link with communications of this kind, where you can simply remove yourself without notification at any time.
We are a responsible company and respect your privacy. If you have any further concerns regarding cookies or use of your private electronic data, please email firstname.lastname@example.org¬† with your specific concerns.