What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are necessary in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
To ensure that we give you the best possible experience on the website, ‘cookies’ are used and sit on your computer.
These cookies will never contain any sensitive information. They are used only by OAGOC or the trusted partners with whom we work.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Please be aware that disabling cookies completely means that certain personalised features will not be provided.
Cookies can also be used to analyse how a website is used, to count the number of visitors, to learn how the website may be improved. All tracking data and website usage are stored anonymously and cannot be linked back to individual website visitors. These cookies are called analytics cookies
Why are cookies used?
Cookies may be used for many different purposes.
In the first place, cookies can be required to make the website function properly. For example, without cookies, it would be difficult to make a website remember that you have logged in or visited the website before, or in the case of this website, accessed the media hub. These are called required cookies.
Cookies can also be used to analyse how a website is used, to count the number of visitors, to learn how the website may be improved.
All tracking data and website usage are stored anonymously and cannot be linked back to individual website visitors. These cookies are called analytics cookies.
Thirdly, social media cookies are used to enable the integration of social media & your data with the platform in question into the website, so that you can immediately like or share a page without having to reauthenticate your profile.
This website does not use any social media cookies or advertising cookies.
Some cookies are not set by us, but by other sites which provide a service or functionality on our website.
These ‘third party’ cookies may require you to visit the websites of these third parties to manage, delete or block them.
You have the option to refuse to accept analytics cookies each time you visit our website. This rejection only disables tracking of website use & behaviour and has no impact on the performance of the media hub.
There are some elements of data visible to us as part of your use of the website. The information we have visibility of regardless of your acceptance of analytics cookies is:
- The internet domain e.g. www.organisation.co.uk and server address or internet protocol address (IP address) from which you access the website. This is made available by your internet service provider
- The type of browser (Internet Explorer or Google Chrome) and operating system (Windows, UNIX, macOS etc) that you use
- The device you use, such as a mobile phone or tablet
- The date and time of your visit
- The page(s) you visit
- Documents that you downloaded
- The address of the website from which you linked to us, known as a referrer (if applicable)
- Any emails sent to OAGOC
We only use this information above to review website & server performance.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations.
In addition, if you linked to our website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site.
Contact us for more information
If you have any queries about how we have handled your personal information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.