What are cookies?
Cookies are files saved on your phone, tablet or computer when you visit a website, and contain a unique, anonymous number. They are stored in the cookie directory of your device. Some expire at the end of your website session; others remain on your device for slightly longer.
They store information about how you use the website, such as the pages you visit.
Cookies are not viruses or computer programs. They are very small so do not take up much space. You may safely turn off cookies on our web site without affecting how our web pages display or function.
We don’t sell the information collected by cookies, nor do we disclose the information to third parties, except where required by law.
- make our website work, for example by keeping it secure
- measure how you use our website, such as which links you click on (analytics cookies). Analysing this data helps us to understand how people interact with our web pages so we can make them better
Types of cookies
First party cookies
First party cookies are cookies placed by the specific website visited — the website displayed in the browser’s address bar. In our case that’s www.citybridgefoundation.org.uk
These cookies are essential in helping you to move around our website and to use features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies some services may not function.
These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you’ve been on the internet.
|A CSRF token is a unique, secret, unpredictable value that is generated by the website server and helps keep the site secure.
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|Remembers a user’s preference on whether they have opted in to receive non-essential cookies on this site.
Some cookies, like those used to measure how you use our website, are not needed for our website to work.
These cookies can help us make our website better, but we’ll only use them if you say it’s OK.
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|These cookies are used together to power a data analysis tool. We use this to understand users behaviour on the website, in order to make improvements.
Duration of non-essential cookies
These non-essential cookies are only activated if a user accepts them.
If accepted, your choice will be remembered for one year.
If declined, your choice will be remembered for 30 days.
How to manage your cookies
If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how.
Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to block cookies on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your device as well as more general information about cookies.