Cookie Policy

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The section below explains the cookies we use and why.

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Cookie Preference

Cookies

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This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on ico.org.uk. Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.

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Pop up cookie on ico.org.uk

Cookies

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We have a pop up appearing on the ICO website, if users select find out more or dismiss the cookie will persist for 60 days so they do not see the pop up again in that time. If they select not now the cookie will expire after five days.

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Universal Analytics (Google)

Cookies

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Provider

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website and WordPress blog. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data.

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WordPress.com

Cookies

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Provider

Collection of internal metrics for user activity, used to improve user experience.

How do I change my cookie settings?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.