This page explains the Cookie Policy for 8th Colchester Scout Group website, accessible from www.8thcolchesterscoutgroup.co.uk

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all websites, this site uses cookies; which are tiny files on your computer that improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the site's functionality.

 

The Cookies we set and How we use them

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below.

  • Account related cookies

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

  • Login related cookies

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

  • Site preferences cookies

In order to provide you with a great experience on this site, we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

 

Disabling Cookies

If you wish to prevent the use of cookies, this can be done by adjusting the settings in your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites. Therefore, it is recommended that unless you are certain you do not need them, you leave all cookies enabled.