Last updated 11/06/19
Croydon Medical Society puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.
Cookies are used to measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs.
To comply with the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations we periodically conduct a Cookie Audit of our website. This Cookie Audit was last updated on 11/06/19.
Our website uses a number of cookies to store data on our visitor’s computers.
For more information about managing cookies, please see http://www.aboutcookies.org.
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Cookies created by this website
This website creates a number of cookies, which are referred to as first party cookies as they are specific to the host site that created them. All the first-party cookies which are created do not store any personal or sensitive information, or anything that makes you personally identifiable to us. They are used for essential functionality such as security when processing form data or for analytics which helps us use anonymous visitor data to gain a better understanding of how people use our website.
How cookies are used on croydonmedicalsociety.co.uk
Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)
We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use croydonmedicalsociety.co.uk. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements, for example improving site search.
Google Analytics stores information about:
- the pages you visit on croydonmedicalsociety.co.uk.
- how long you spend on each croydonmedicalsociety.co.uk page
- how you got to the site
- what you click on while you’re visiting the site
We don’t collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.
We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
Google Analytics sets the following cookies:
Name Purpose Expires
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