Our cookie policy

WHAT ARE COOKIES

Cookies are small information files which are stored on a user’s computer or device, the majority of cookies are used in order to improve your user experience when viewing web pages. Cookies do lots of different jobs, some are functional, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, storing your preferences, and generally improving your experience of a website.

Without cookies, a website will think you are a new visitor every time you move to a new page on the site for example, when you enter your login details and move to another page it won’t recognise you and it won’t be able to keep you logged in.

WHAT’S IN A COOKIE?

A cookie is a simple text file which stores data on your computer, and usually contains anonymous information which identifies your computer to the webpage

WHAT TYPE OF COOKIE DOES THIS WEBSITE USE?

This website uses Google Analytics to help analyse how users use the site. The tool uses ‘cookies’, which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for Brixton Pillars.

We will never (and will not allow any third party to) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of visitors to our site. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither we, nor Google, will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any Personally Identifiable Information from any source, unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form on our website.

If you have a user account with Brixton Pillars then we will use a cookie to remember your login details so you do not have to enter your username and password every time you visit the site.

HOW DO I CONTROL THE USE OF COOKIES?

You may choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically default to accept them, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you reject cookies by changing your browser settings then be aware that this may disable some of the functionality on our website.

If you wish to restrict or block web browser cookies you can do this through your web browser settings. For more information on how to restrict/edit cookies please visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of desktop browsers.