What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer when you visit websites. They are widely used across the Internet in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as provide performance information to the owner of the site. They contain information about the use of your computer but don't include personal information about you (they don't store your name, for instance).
How to control and delete cookies
Your web browser's help feature should provide information on how to do achieve this. You may also visit www.allaboutcookies.org which contains information on how to block cookies on a wide variety of web browsers. You will also find details there on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our (and other) websites.
Third Party Cookies
We use a number of other third party Internet services companies who also set cookies in order to provide additional functionality and performance monitoring. As far as we are aware they do not collect personal information, such as your name. Please see the relevant notes in the cookie list below for details of all cookies set by third parties through this website, their functionality and how it affects your use of our website if disabled. Where possible we have included privacy information for third party cookies, and also links where you may opt out of their services. You may find that upon clicking on social media sharing buttons or links on this site you will be transferred to third party websites which may serve their own cookies. LDSM has no control over these sites and their behaviour. You should check the respective websites' privacy and cookie policies for further information.
List of Cookies used on www.ldsm.org.uk
|Cookie name||Cookie lifetime||Purpose of the cookie||Cookie owner||Impacted functionality if disabled|
|SESS[XXXXXX]||23 Days||Used by our content management system to temporarily hold a randomly generated code while you visit our website. Holds no personal information about you or your computer. Primarily required for submitting forms and to enable administrators to log into the website.||ldsm.org.uk||You will not be able to submit forms or login wthout this cookie set.|
|cookie-agreed-en||100 Days||This cookie is used when you agree to accepting cookies from our website. Holds no personal information.||ldsm.org.uk||The cookie warning popup will keep appearing at the top of the website.|
|Lifetime||Used by Google Analytics to track visitor usage of website. No personal information is stored. LDSM uses the information collected by Google to provide analysis of visitors in order to improve our online service to our customers.Click here for an overview of privacy at Google. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics visit www.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.||ldsm.org.uk||None|
|Lifetime||Created by the Add This plugin as above.||addthis.com||Inhibits full use of Social Media sharing buttons. Does not affect any other website functions.|