This page contains information on what cookies are, why and which cookies we are using on the PromaxBDA UK website, info on how to switch the cookies off on your browser, and some useful links for further reading on the subject.
Cookies on PromaxBDA UK site
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored by the browser that you use to reach our site, on your computer or mobile device. They allow websites to store things like user preferences. You can think of cookies as providing a ‘memory’ for the website, so that it can recognise you when you come back and respond appropriately.
We use the following type of cookies:
Anonymous analytics cookies that anonymously remember your device when you visit our site. They help us better understand how people use our site and how to improve the visitors’ experience. This allows us to track how many individual users we have, and how often they visit the site.
We cannot use these cookies to identify individuals.
These might include:
_ga (google analytics for metrics)
_gat (google analytics for metrics)
_gat (google analytics for performance)
__stripe_mid (session cookie for Stripe)
How do I turn cookies off?
It is usually possible to stop your browser accepting cookies, or to stop it accepting cookies from a particular website.
All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. You can usually find these settings in the Options or Preferences menu of your browser. To understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, or you can use the Help option in your browser for more details.
Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Chrome
Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS.
If you would like to find out more about cookies and their use on the Internet, you may find the following links useful:
Microsoft Cookies guide
All About Cookies
The IAB has provided the following website to give information specifically about privacy issues around Internet advertising:
If you would like to contact us about cookies please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org