The Lister Institute (“we”) use “cookies” and other automated means to collect certain information about visitors to our websites, such as how many users visit our sites and the most viewed web pages. We collect this information to learn how to best tailor our site for our visitors. We collect this information through various means, such as cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies. When we refer to “cookies”, we are referring to all of these.
What are Cookies?
IP Addresses and URLs
An IP address is a unique identifier that electronic devices use to identify and communicate with each other on the Internet. When you visit our site, your IP Address is anonymised and passed to Google for analytics. We use this information to determine the general physical location of the device and to help us understand where our site visitors come from. We may use this information to change the way we present our websites to you to enhance your visit.
A URL (uniform resource locator) is in effect the address for the web page that you are visiting. We will use this information to see which sites and pages are visited and the way that you navigate through our site.
What Cookies Do We Use?
We use the following types of cookies on our sites:
Analytic Cookies – These cookies allow us to collect data relating to your use of our site, including the content you click while browsing the site. This is done so we can improve our site over time. These cookies are provided by our third-party analytic tool Google Analytics and are only used for purposes related to our site. All data is anonymised and will only be stored by Google and your personal data is deleted after 14 months, if you revisit the site within this time the counter is reset.
At present these are all the cookies we place on your computer, we will update this policy if this changes.
To learn more about cookies, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
Google Analytics Cookies and their purpose
Third Part Sites and Their Cookies
If you click a link on our site that takes you to a 3rd party site such as Facebook or Twitter they may put cookies on your computer. We are not responsible for these cookies and would recommend checking their own Cookie Policies for peace of mind.
Disabling or Removing Cookies
Most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable existing cookies. However without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of all our site features.
For more information on how to manage cookies on your browser, please use the appropriate link below:
How to Contact Us
You can contact our Data Protection Officer at: The Data Protection Officer, The Lister Institute, PO Box 2502, Watford, WD18 1AE;
The Institute’s Data Protection Officer is Ms Kate Law.
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