Last Modified: May 2018
- 1. What is a Cookie?
- 1.1 A cookie is a small text file that may be stored on your computer or mobile device that contains data related to a website you visit. It may allow a website “remember” your actions or preferences over a period of time, or it may contain data related to the function or delivery of the site. Cookies can be set by the owner of the website or in some cases by third party services the website owner allows to present other information, run content or provide other functionality such as analytics.
- 1.2 Further information on cookies can be found at; http://ec.europa.eu/ipg/basics/legal/cookies/index_en.htm
- 2. How are they used on this site?
- 2.1 This site uses 2 different types of cookie:
- Session Cookies
- Persistent Cookies
- 2.2 Session Cookies are temporary cookies that are not persistently stored on your computer or mobile device. They are used to deliver basic functions of a website while you are actively using it – for instance during a registration process. Session cookies are generally erased when you close your browser.
- 2.3 Persistent cookies are those placed on your computer or mobile device for a predetermined length of time when you visit this site. This allows the site to deliver functions between browser sessions and subsequent visits. This site only places cookies that are specific to this site.
- 3. Cookies used on RowingAdverts.co.uk
- 3.1 We have introduced Google Analytics to our pages in order to assist us in redeveloping our websites. Google analytics allows us to measure and learn in aggregate how our website is being used, and to see for example, which are the most popular pages so we know where to focus our energy when it comes to increasing performance, enhancing features and improving user experience. This will help us ensure we provide relevant information in an easily accessible format. We also use a number of session cookies and a persistent cookie to record your acknowledgement of our cookie usage.
- 3.2 Google Analytics make available an opt-out mechanism and more information.
- 4. Third Party Cookies
- 5. RowingAdverts Specific Cookies
- 6. Managing Cookies
- 6.1 Within your browser settings you can choose whether your wish to accept cookies or not. Different browsers make different controls available to you and so we provide links below to popular manufacturers’ instructions on how you can do this. Generally, your browser will offer you the choice to accept, refuse or delete all cookies at all times, or those from providers that website owners use (“third party cookies”), or those from specific websites.