Cookie Policy

What are cookies

A cookie is a small amount of information stored on your computer or mobile device by a website's server when you visit that website. It can help identify your device and thus improve your online experience whenever you visit that website. They are used by many websites including Woodbury Woodturners.

Cookies can be session based (temporary and removed when a browser is closed) or persistent (stay on your computer until manually deleted or a pre-determined duration has elapsed) and are typically used to allow a website to recognise its users on subsequent visits, or to authorise other designated websites to recognise these users for a particular purpose.
For more general information on cookies please visit the ICO Cookies page.

How we use cookies

We use cookies to provide the functionality you would expect from our website (e.g. member login, member access restriction), to measure and improve our website and its security.

Functionality cookies

These cookies support the core functionality of the platform our website uses. For example, without the use of these cookies you would not be able to log in to your Woodbury Woodturners website account.

Name Expires Description
End of browser session* Your session ID on the server
1 year Indicates whether a member allows the use of cookies
condensed *generally when browser is closed

Third party cookies

When you visit our website you may notice some cookies that are not related to Woodbury Woodturners.

Site analytics cookies

We use Google Analytics to gather (anonymous) user information about the usage of our website in order to improve the customer experience. To prevent your usage of our website being recorded by Google Analytics, please follow the opt-out instructions here.

Google Analytics Cookies

Name Expires Description
2 years Used to distinguish sessions
30 minutes Used to determine new sessions/visits
End of browser session No longer used. Used previously in conjunction with __utmb, but set now only for interoperability with sites using earlier versions of Google Analytics
10 minutes Used to throttle request rate
6 months Stores information about how the page was reached (e.g. directly or via a link, organic search or paid search)
Further details on the cookies set by Google Analytics, can be found here.

Managing cookies

To log in and/or access member content, on whichever device you use, you will need to make sure your web browser is set to accept cookies. However, you are free to modify your browser's cookie settings at any time with the ability to enable or disable cookies for some or all websites. Note that by refusing certain cookies, it is possible that (parts of) our website will not function properly.

The following links provide information on managing cookies for the most common browsers:

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Last updated: Saturday 19th May 2018