Cookies

This site, like many others, uses small files called cookies to help customise your experience.

What are cookies?

'Cookies' are tiny text files that are stored by the browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Safari) when you visit our website. Most big websites or internet service providers do this too.

Cookies allow our site to remember your preferences  and play an important role in making the site work better for you. You can think of cookies as providing a "memory" for the website, enabling it to recognise a user and respond appropriately.

How does The AWF use cookies?

A visit to bva-awf.org.uk may generate the following types of cookie:

Cookies to provide functionality

SESS[Unique ID]:This cookie allows logging in and remembering which contact forms you have submitted. This cookie is essential for site functionality and the user experience.

Drupal.tableDrag.showWeight, has_js: Our Content Management System, Drupal sets these cookies to store user interface preferences.

Third Party and Analytics cookies

__atuvc: The __atuvc cookie is created and read by AddThis.com, a social sharing service run by Clearspring Technologies Inc. The cookie is used to make sure the user sees the correct updated count if they share a page. Opt-out of AddThis cookies. You can find the AddThis.com privacy policy here.

__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz: These cookies are set by our technology partners, Google Analytics. This is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Opt-out of Google Analytics cookies. You can find Google Analytic's privacy policy here.

How do I turn cookies off?

Most browsers will allow you to control whether or not they accept cookies. Instructions for configuring cookie settings in some of the most popular browsers are available from these pages:

Detailed step by step guidance on how to control and delete cookies is also available from www.aboutcookies.org.