Cookie Policy

The West of Scotland Branch of the BDA (“us”, “we”, or “our”) uses cookies on bdawos.org (the “Service”). By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, and how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on our website. It lists your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

Please also see our Privacy Policy.

What are cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser when you visit a website. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognise you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.

How The West of Scotland Branch of the BDA uses cookies

The West of Scotland Branch of the BDA use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the Service, to provide analytics we use Google Analytics cookies, and to store your preferences we use session cookies.

The session cookies are essential for providing an appropriate booking experience. It ensures that the site remembers when you have added a delegate place or annual dinner booking to your basket in order to check out and make your payment or complete the process. The session cookie we use is:
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In order to correctly generate your ticket when you make a purchase or claim your free BDA place we use the following session cookie:
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Cookies for analytical purposes

The West of Scotland Branch of the BDA uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”) for statistical purposes. This service uses cookies (both persistent and session) to analyse how visitors use The West of Scotland Branch of the BDA website. The information generated by the cookies concerning your use of The West of Scotland Branch of the BDA website (including your IP address, time of visit to the site, the type of browser that you use, the pages you consult and the files you download) is transferred to and archived by Google on servers in the United States. Google uses this information to create reports on the website activity for The West of Scotland Branch of the BDA. Google may not supply this information to third parties unless there is a legal obligation to do so. Google will not combine your IP address with other data at its disposal. By using The West of Scotland Branch of the BDA website, you consent to the processing of the information by Google in the manner and for the purposes as described above. The Google cookies are:
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Google complies with the Safe Harbor principles and subscribes to the Safe Harbor programme operated by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

In the event that you do not wish data on your website visit to be forwarded to Google Analytics, you can download and install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

You will find further information in Google Analytic’s privacy policy.

Third-party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we use Stripe as our payment gateway. In order to make payments you will need to accept the following Stripe cookies:
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What are your choices regarding cookies

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features of our website.

Where can your find more information about cookies

You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:
All About Cookies: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
Your Online Choices: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/