Cookie Policy

COOKIE STATEMENT

Last updated 13 March 2019

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files (letters and numbers) that CEDIL stores on your browser or the hard drive of your computer, if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to us about the people who use our sites.

How do we use them?

Our websites use cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website and to provide you with a good experience when you browse our websites.

We do not use a plugin to generate social sharing icons and do not store any cookies or visitor information from this.

What types of Cookies do we use?

We use the following cookies:

  • Analytical / performance cookies: They allow us to collect information in an anonymous form about how visitors use our sites including by recognising and counting the number of visitors to our site and seeing how visitors move around it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that visitors easily find what they are looking for. We use Google Analytics to do this: please see below for privacy details of Google Analytics.
  • Functionality cookies: These are used to enhance visitor experience and recognise you when you return to our website. They include some third-party cookies used to enable visitors to share content from our sites, via social networks. If you disable these cookies, the social sharing feature will not be available to you.

The table below shows the cookies we use and their function:

Cookie

Name

Purpose

_ga

Google Analytics

Used to distinguish visitors. Expires after two years.

_gid

Google Analytics

Used to distinguish visitors. Expires after one day.

_utma

Google Analytics

Used to establish users and sessions. Expires two years
after setting.

_utmb

Google Analytics

Session establishment cookie. Expires 30 minutes after setting.

_utmc

Google Analytics

Used to determine close of website session. Expires after 30 minutes.

_utmz

Google Analytics

Referral source tracking cookie. Expires after two days.

wfvt_

Session cookie

Collects info on your general geographic location. Expires on leaving site.

wordfence_verifiedHuman

WordPress verification

Verifies visitor is not a bot. Expires after 1 day.

lang

Functional cookie

Remembers a user’s selected language version on a website. Does not expire.

You will need to either accept or decline the cookies we use.

How do I change my cookie settings?

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how to do this. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality and your experience of the CEDIL website.

Changes to Our Cookie Policy

Any changes to our Cookie Policy will be posted on our website.

For more information on how your personal data is used whilst visiting out site please see our website privacy policy.

Contact

Any queries or concerns about the use of cookies on this website should be sent by email to data.protection@opml.co.uk