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Cookie Policy

What's a cookie?

A cookie is a piece of information that is stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies can be used to record small amounts of information, such as how you move around a website so that, when you revisit that website, it can present tailored options based on the information stored about your last visit. Cookies can also be used to analyse traffic and for advertising and marketing purposes.

Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system.

If you want to check or change what types of cookies you accept, this can usually be altered within your browser settings. You can block cookies at any time by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies, you will not be able to access parts of our site.


How do we use cookies?

We use cookies to enable our website to remember who you are. Cookies are the simplest and most reliable way for a website to remember a user’s identity as they move from one page to another in the site, without you needing to sign in on every page.

Cookies are either:

- Session cookies: these are only stored on your computer during your web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser – they usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to sign in to each page but they do not collect any personal data from your computer; or

- Persistent cookies: a persistent cookie is stored as a file on your computer and it remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again.

We use persistent cookies to implement the “keep me logged in on this device” option in your profile, and also to record whether you've accepted this cookie policy. You would be able to use all the other features of this website without persistent cookies. However, all the features that are only accessible after you sign in, such as event booking, using the Contact Us page, taking part in discussions and using members-only functionality such as accessing event recordings, can only be used if you allow session cookies.