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Cookies

COOKIES EXPLAINED?

A cookie is a small piece of text stored on your computer, phone or other device which you use to browse the web. Cookies keep track of your movements within a website site, help you resume where you left off, remember your registered login, theme selection, preferences, and other customisation functions.

Most Cookies don’t contain much information except for the web address of the website that created the cookie, the duration of the cookie’s abilities and effects, and a random number. Due to the little amount of information a cookie contains, it usually cannot be used to reveal your identity or personally identifying information.

If you want more information about cookies please visit:  www.allaboutcookies.org

 

HOW & WHY BDI USE COOKIES:

We use cookies on our site (and any sub-domain) to create the most effective website possible for our clients. Cookies allow us to view how our audience is using the website and we use this data in order to make improvements for the user (for example by seeing which pages are most popular).

The way we collect information about your visit to our website means that no-one is personally identified.

We will not associate any data gathered from this site by cookies with information which identifies you from any source. If we do want to collect information which identifies you personally through our website, we will be clear about this and tell you at the point your information is collected. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

 

ACCEPTING COOKIES:

We encourage you to accept the cookies our website uses as they not only help us to improve the user experience for you and many others, they also help to make the website work more efficiently.

How to manage your Cookies:
Most browsers used on computers, smartphones and other web-enabled devices are typically set up as default to accept cookies. If you wish to amend your cookie preferences for this website or any other websites, you can do this through your browser settings. Your browser’s ‘help’ function will tell you how to do this.

Please remember that cookies are often used to enable and improve certain functions on our website. If you choose to switch certain cookies off, it is likely to affect how our website works.

More information about how to disable cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org  and further guidance on the new EU e-Privacy Law can be found on the Information Commissioner’s Office website.

 

WHAT TYPES OF COOKIE ARE THERE?

Strictly necessary cookies
These are cookies which enable you to move around a website and use its features.

We use these strictly necessary cookies…

Cookie Name Cookie Category Description Duration
wp-settings- 1 WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies.
The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table.
This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
1 year
wp-settings-time- 2 WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
PHPSESSID 1 To identify your unique session on the website session
SESS 1 To ensure that you are recognised when you move from page to page within the site and that any information you have entered is remembered. session

 

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES:


This Cookie privacy notice does not cover the links within our website to other websites unless specially stated in this privacy notice. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on any other websites you visit.

 

CHANGES TO THIS NOTICE:


We keep our Cookie privacy notice under regular review. This Cookie privacy notice was last updated in August 2014.