Cookies

Cookies improve your browsing experience by remembering settings, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page and looking how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs

Our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. They’re just here to make the site work better for you (for example, storing your details when you make a comment, so you don't need to enter your information again). Indeed, you can manage and/or delete these small files as you wish.

To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit AboutCookies.org.

Or please read on to find out more about how and where we use cookies.

Please see below for a list of cookies we use on this site.

FUNCTIONAL COOKIES

These help you navigate and enjoy the services on the site. Without these enabled you will not be able to login on bromptonhistory.org.uk.

exp_tracker

Tracks the last 5 pages viewed by the user, and is used primarily for redirection after logging in etc. Affects guests and logged in users.

exp_last_activity

This cookie contains the date of your last activity on bromptonhistory.org.uk.
If you haven’t been active on the site before, your last activity will be set to the current time.
Also, if relevant, can show you which content has been updated since your last visit

exp_last_visit

Sets the datetime that the user last visited the site, and is set for both guests and logged in users. If not set, is automatically set to 10 years ago. Affects guests and logged in users.

exp_cookies_allowed

This cookies stores your preference to allow cookies or not. Ironically it is only by using a cookie that we can store this preference. Your preference will last for one year after which you will be asked again. You can change your preference anytime by visiting this page and altering your settings.

exp_session_id

This is only relevant to registered users. To check their status and for security.

exp_expiration

Determines the length of the session for a logged in user. There are two options for this cookie: if the user has selected remember me then it is set to 1 year, and if not then it's set to the datetime that the user logged in. Used only for logged in members.

ANALYTICS COOKIES

In order to keep our website relevant, up-to-date and easy to use we use Google Analytics to help us understand how people use our services. 

_utma

The _utma cookie is part of Google analytics, and is primarily used to track visits to any site which uses Google analytics. _utma stores the number of visits made from your device, the time of the first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit. This cookie does not contain any personal information other than the IP address of your device. This is a third party cookie.

_utmb

The _utmb cookie is part of Google analytics. __utmb and __utmc are used to check approximately how long you stay on any site which uses Google analytics: when a visit starts, and approximately ends. This cookie does not contain any personal information other than the IP address of your device. This is a third party cookie.

_utmc

The _utmc cookie is part of Google analytics. __utmb and __utmc are used to check approximately how long you stay on any site which uses Google analytics: when a visit starts, and approximately ends. This cookie does not contain any personal information other than the IP address of your device. This is a third party cookie.

_utmv

The _utmv cookie is part of Google analytics. It contains no specific customer data other than the IP address of your device, but is used to record Custom variables for segmentation. This is a third party cookie.