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    Cookies Policy

    We use cookies to personalise content, to provide social media features and to analyse website traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners


    1. WHAT ARE "COOKIES"?

    When you visit this website, it will store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of “cookies”. These “cookies” are very small text files that may be downloaded to your computer or mobile device.

    The information is used mostly in order to make this site work as you would expect. The information does not usually identify you directly, but it can give you a more personalised web experience.

    Because we respect your right to privacy, you can choose not to allow some cookies. However, please be advised that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience of this site and the services that we are able to offer.


    2. CAN COOKIES HARM MY COMPUTER OR MOBILE DEVICE

    No. Cookies cannot harm your computer and cannot carry viruses. Cookies are intended to enhance your experience of a website, rather than obstruct it.


    3. WHAT COOKIES ARE ON THIS WEBSITE?

    Sections 3.1 to 3.4 below describe the cookies which are installed upon this website. If you review these and decide that you would prefer us not to use cookies, you can set your browser to reject cookies or to let you know when a website tries to put one in your browser software - for further information, see section 4 below.


    3.1. STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES

    These cookies are always active and are necessary for this website to function. They cannot be switched off. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences.

    You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information

    Host Cookie name Duration
    Boardman ASP.NET_SessionId Session only

    3.2. PERFORMANCE COOKIES

    These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site.

    All information that is collected by these cookies is aggregated, and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

    Host Cookie name Duration
    Boardman _gat 1 minute
    Boardman _gid 1 day
    Boardman _ga 2 years

    3.3. FUNCTIONAL COOKIES

    These cookies enable our website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They are set by either ourselves or third party providers whose services we have added to our pages.

    If you do not allow these cookies, then some or all of these services may not function properly.

    Host Cookie name Purpose Duration
    Boardman Browserupdateorg To encourage users to update browsers to new versions 17 Hours
    browser-update.org _cfduid To encourage users to update browsers to new versions 1 Year
    Tagboard _gat To embed content on social publishing sites 1 Minute
    Tagboard tgb-network-check To embed content on social publishing sites 1 Day
    Tagboard _ga To embed content on social publishing sites 2 Year
    Tagboard _gid To embed content on social publishing sites 1 Day

    3.4. TARGETING COOKIES

    These cookies are set through our site by our partners. They are generally used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites.

    They do not store directly personal information but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. You can control these cookies by following the guidance in section 4 below. However, if you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

    Host Cookie name Purpose Duration
    Doubleclick (Google) id To support Google’s bidding advertising exchange 1 year
    Facebook datr To serve targeted advertising via Facebook 1 year
    Facebook lu To serve targeted advertising via Facebook 1 year
    Google APISID To serve targeted advertising via Google 1 year
    Google SSID To serve targeted advertising via Google 1 year
    Google PREF To serve targeted advertising via Google 1 year
    Google SID To serve targeted advertising via Google 1 year
    Google SAPISID To serve targeted advertising via Google 1 year
    Google HSID To serve targeted advertising via Google 1 year
    Twitter auth_token To collect user data through a range of plug-ins and integrations with Twitter 15 years
    Twitter twll To collect user data through a range of plug-ins and integrations with Twitter 5 years
    Twitter secure_session To collect user data through a range of plug-ins and integrations with Twitter 15 years
    Twitter guest_id To collect user data through a range of plug-ins and integrations with Twitter 1 year
    Twitter __utma To collect user data through a range of plug-ins and integrations with Twitter 1 years
    Twitter remember_checked To collect user data through a range of plug-ins and integrations with Twitter 5 years
    Twitter remember_checked_on To collect user data through a range of plug-ins and integrations with Twitter 5 years
    YouTube SID To track viewing of videos and deliver targeted advertising 1 year
    YouTube HSID To track viewing of videos and deliver targeted advertising 1 year
    YouTube demographics To track viewing of videos and deliver targeted advertising 8 months
    YouTube VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE To track viewing of videos and deliver targeted advertising 6 months
    YouTube PREF To track viewing of videos and deliver targeted advertising 5 years
    YouTube APISID To track viewing of videos and deliver targeted advertising 1 year
    YouTube GPS To track viewing of videos and deliver targeted advertising 29 minutes
    YouTube SSID To track viewing of videos and deliver targeted advertising 1 year
    YouTube LOGIN_INFO To track viewing of videos and deliver targeted advertising 2 years
    YouTube YSC To track viewing of videos and deliver targeted advertising Session Only
    YouTube SAPISID To track viewing of videos and deliver targeted advertising 1 year

    4. MORE INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES

    To learn more about cookies, including how to manage them and how they affect your online activities, please visit www.aboutcookies.orgor www.allaboutcookies.org. You can also learn how to control cookies on different browsers at www.aboutcookies.org/how-to-control-cookies/, or if you want to know how to delete cookies, visit www.aboutcookies.org/how-to-delete-cookies/.

    To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, you can visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

    The Internet Advertising Bureau website (Your Online Choices) which you can visit at www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/allows you to install opt-out cookies across different advertising networks.

    New technologies such as Mozilla's Do Not Track ( www.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefox/dnt/) allows you to tell websites not to track you.

    It is noted however that blocking cookies may, on occasion, reduce the functionality of a website or prevent access, depending on the browser options which are selected.