What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
There are many functions cookies service. For example, they can help us to remember your username and preferences, tell us how well our website is performing through analytics and enable us to offer you content that we believe will be most relevant to you.
Certain cookies contain personal information. For example, if you click ‘remember me’ when you log into a website, a cookie will store your username.
FESPA use the following types of cookies:
Cookies we use
- What it does: Specifies which cookies are allowed by the visitor and remember visitor preferences such as the language
- Consequences if disabled: You will need to reselect your preferences each time you visit the website
- What it does: This is a unique number that the website server assigns for the a specific user for the duration of the visit.
- Consequences if disabled: You may not be able to login to our website or will lose access to certain functions
Third Party Cookies
- What it does: Use Google Analytics to see how many people visit our website and how they use it. We do this to make sure that our visitors get the best experience they can and to improve what we offer to users of our website.
- Consequences if disabled: Your site usage will not be recorded and measured. We won’t be able to include your visits and actions on our website into account when we analyse the data and look to make improvements.
How to control cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see www.aboutcookies.org.uk/managing-cookies.
You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.