Cookie policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device by websites that you visit. They are used in order to make websites work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

By using the RSS website, you are agreeing to the provisions set out in this Cookie Policy.

Cookies used on the RSS website

Cookie Type Description Duration
CMSCsrfCookie Necessary This cookie is set by our CMS Kentico. This cookie is used for protecting against Cross Site Request Forgery. The cookie stores a security token that the system uses to validate all form data submitted via POST requests. session
CurrentContact Necessary Stores the GUID (a unique reference number) of the contact related to the current site visitor. Required for accessing MyRSS, online joining and events booking. 50 years
ASP.NET_SessionId Necessary Issued by Microsoft's ASP.NET Application, this cookie stores anonymised session data during a user's website visit. session
CMSPreferredCulture Functionality This is a essential cookie which is used to store the visitors preferred content culture i.e. the language the site is displayed in 1 year
CMSLandingPageLoaded Functionality Indicates that the landing page has already been visited and the Landing page activity is not logged again for the current visitor. Expires after 20 minutes and the expiration period of the key is renewed every time the website is accessed again. 20 minute
_ga_WVJLR5983M Analytics The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognise unique visitors. 2 years
_gid Analytics Installed by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website's performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously. 1 day
_gat_gtag_UA_151048346_1 Analytics Set by Google to distinguish users and limit requests (throttle request rate) 1 minute

Categories of Cookies

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, services that you have selected like Online Joining or Membership renewal cannot be provided. Because these cookies are strictly necessary, we do not need to ask for your consent to use them.

Functionality Cookies

These cookies allow websites to remember choices you make (such as your preferred language or the region you are in) and to provide enhanced and, more personal features.

You may at any time restrict, disable or delete the cookies by adjusting your web browser settings. For more information, please see the 'Managing Cookies' section below. However, if you do this, then you some features may not function properly or be available to you.

Analytics Cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use our website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous. We use the data to improve the performance of our website.

You may at any time restrict, disable or delete the cookies; please see the 'Managing Cookies' section below.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit

Managing Cookies

How to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.

Further information

For further information about cookies please visit the ICO website