A cookie is a small text file sent to your device (i.e. a computer, tablet or mobile phone) from a website and stored on your hard drive.
There are various types of cookies and they perform different functions.
Using cookies helps us measure the number of users visiting our Website, recognise repeat users, monitor activity, improve our service and improve your experience while you navigate through our Website.
‘Necessary cookies’ are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website such as accessing secure areas. This type of cookie does not gather information about you or remember where you have been on the Internet. No consent is required for this type of cookie.
‘Performance or Analytics cookies’ are third party cookies which collect anonymous information to help us analyse and understand how you use our Website. These cookies tell us what pages are visited most often and if users are getting error messages from our pages. They are stored in your browser with your consent.
‘Functionality cookies’ allow us to remember choices you make on our Website such as your login details to improve user experience.
Cookies may be used on our Website:
For our newsletter or email subscription services to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.
When you submit data to us (e.g. membership form or contact form) to remember your user details for future correspondence.
For social media buttons and/or plugins that allow you to connect your social network
We use Google Analytics to collect information regarding visitor behaviour patterns i.e. the number of visitors to different parts of our Website, how long you spend on our Website and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. Google Analytics collects information anonymously and provides customers reports and data on web trends without identifying individual visitors. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see here: Google Analytics.
Your continued use of our Website means that you consent to BWIPP using cookies. If you would rather that we did not collect data in this way you can choose to accept or reject cookies in your browser’s privacy settings. Please note that deleting or disabling cookies may mean you are unable to access certain areas or features of our Website and may affect your browsing experience.