Use of Cookies Statement

Introduction

Our website may use cookies to enhance the User experience or in order to allow our website to operate as intended. This statement outlines how we use cookies on our website, 'sidvalescoutgroup.com'.

Our Privacy Policy does not cover the Use of Cookies by any third-party Services, embedded content, Advertisers and/or Providers.

What are Cookies

User’s web browsers places cookies, requested by our site, on their device for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them.

Our website uses two types of cookies; session (transient) cookies, and persistent (permanent or stored) cookies.

Session cookies are erased when the Users closes their browser and do not collect information from their computers. These types of cookies typically store information regarding session identifications which does not personally identify the User.

Persistent cookies are stored on the Users computer until they expire or are deleted – typically stored on their hard drive. These cookies are used to collect identifying information about the User, such as – but not limited to – web surfacing behaviour or User preferences.

Learn more.

Cookies on our Site

A majority of cookies used on our site are for security reasons and are only session cookies. These cookies are mandatory and are utilised by our website provider/hosting platform.

Our site uses first-party cookies (placed on this website by our host, Wix) and third-party cookies.

First-Party Cookies

Required Cookies placed by our host, Wix.com, on this site. Information provided from Wix.com.

Cookie name

Duration

Purpose

ForceFlashSite

Session

When viewing a mobile site (old mobile under m.domain.com) it will force the server to display the non-mobile version and avoid redirecting to the mobile site.

hs

Session

Security.

smSession

Persistent (Two days or two weeks)

Identifies logged in site members.

XSRF-TOKEN

Session

Security.

Cookies placed by our host, Wix.com, on this site for functionality. Information provided from Wix.com.

Cookie name

Duration

Purpose

svSession

Persistent (Two years)

Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site.

RequestID

Session (20 seconds)

Tracks visitor behavior and measures site performance.

SSR-caching

Session

Indicates how a site was rendered. 

smSession

Identifies logged in site members.

Persistent (Two weeks)

Third-Party Cookies

For the purpose of functionality.

Cookie name

Duration

Purpose

TS*

Session

Security

TS01*******

Session

Security

TSxxxxxxxx (where x is replaced with a random series of numbers and letters)

Session

Security

TSxxxxxxxx_d (where x is replaced with a random series of numbers and letters)

Session

Security

Our website also uses Google Analytics Tracking, which tracks where our Users come from and what they do on our site. Users IP addresses are anonymised, and Google will never save a full copy of any IP address.

 

Opt-Out Browser add-on, download and learn more.

support.google.com/analytics/answer/181881?hl=en

 

We use this data to gain insights and improve the functionality of our website – this data is not currently being used for marketing purposes. Our website, also, does not use targeted advertising (“Ads”), therefore there is no option to make any changes to your ‘targeted Ads’ preferences on our website.

Your Cookie Control

View the Cookies

If you want to check the cookies in use on this website, simply click on the locked padlock icon in the address bar of your browser, then select the cookies option. In Google Chrome, it will show you how many cookies are in use (for example, "40 [cookies] in use").

Refusing Cookies

You may choose to set your own web browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent or used. Blocking cookies may lead to our website, and other websites, not functioning properly.

Here are some useful websites that provide information on deleting and blocking cookies.

Microsoft - Delete and manage cookies (Internet Explorer)

Microsoft - Microsoft Edge, browsing data, and privacy

Apple - Clear the history and cookies from Safari on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Apple - Manage cookies and website data in Safari on Mac

Google - Clear cache & cookies (Chrome on iPhone, iPad, Computer and Android)

All links were working and correct when published on 3rd May 2019.

Got a Question?

If you have any questions, concerns or complaints regarding our Use of Cookies Statement on our website, please get in touch with us on via our contact form on the Contact page or by emailing us.

Contact 1st Sid Vale

1stsidvalescouts@gmail.com

1st Sid Vale Scout Group

Salcombe Regis Road

Sidmouth

Devon, EX10 0NY

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