What is a cookie and why do you use them?

We use cookies on this website to provide you with a better user experience. We do this by placing a small text file on your device / computer hard drive to track how you use the website, to record or log whether you have seen particular messages that we display, to keep you logged into the website where applicable and to display relevant content.

Cookies allow a website to recognise your computer or mobile device. Cookies do not identify you as an individual, but do identify the computer or mobile device you use to access the Internet and can therefore be used to collect information about your use of the Internet. Cookies do not allow access to any information stored on your computer or mobile device. Cookies are not used by us to identify who you are or send you targeted advertising.
Some cookies are required to enjoy and use the full functionality of this website.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org

What cookies do you use?

Cookies that we use are:

 Cookie
Name(s)
Purpose

Google Analytics

_ga

_gat

_gid

collect

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.  The _ga cookie expires after two years.  The _gat and _gid collect cookies expire at the end of your browsing session.
Click here for an overview of privacy at Google

Cookie Consent

analytics A cookie to remember whether a user has consented to cookies when the website first loads. This cookie expires when the user turns it off using the grey triangle in the bottom right hand corner of the screen.

Session Cookies

wfvt_xxxxxxxxxx These contain information about your general geographic location (used to remember your time zone, for example). These are known as session cookies and are deleted when you leave the site.
Wordfence wordfence_verifiedHuman

A cookie to check whether a user is “robot or human” and relates to the number of times a page is loaded.  This cookie expires at the end of the browsing session.

 

More information on Google Analytics

When someone visits www.pembrokevct.com we use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site.

This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

For more information, please see Google Analytics privacy notice (https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en)

Third-party links/Social media

The Pembroke VCT website may offer the opportunity to “connect” site content via the social network LinkedIn. If you are a member of LinkedIn and do not want the social network cookies to be placed on your system, we suggest that you refrain from using such sharing tools.

LinkedIn privacy policy: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/pop/pop-privacy-policyThird-parties

Controlling and deleting cookies

When you access this website, you are given a choice as to which categories of cookie will be stored on your computer or mobile device.  Only cookies that are strictly necessary for the operation of this website are stored before you are asked for cookie consent.  We remember your choice for [one year], after which you will automatically be asked to renew your consent.

Cookie consent is automatically set if you navigate our website without answering the cookie consent request.