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What are cookies?
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Cookies have various functions, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.
Some cookies are allocated to your device only for the duration of your visit to a website, and these are called session based cookies. These cookies automatically expire when you close down your browser. Another type of cookie known as "persistent" cookies would remain on your device for a set period of time.
In addition, please note that some websites contain third party cookies i.e. cookies that are set by a third party domain.
Categories of Cookies
Cookies are categorised as follows:
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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 which 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.
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These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and whether they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve the performance of a website. In addition, some of these cookies are analytics cookies, set using third party web analytics software, which allow us to understand more about how our website is used.
For example, some websites use Google Analytics cookies to help the owners of those websites to monitor their website traffic but those cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. The owners of those websites may also use such cookies to highlight products and/or services which they think will be of interest to you based on your use of their websites.
By using our website, you are agreeing that the RSS may place these types of cookies on your device. If you wish to opt out then Google provides a browser plug-in to prevent data from being used by Google Analytics
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 to this then, you may not be able to access some parts of the website, and some features may not function properly or be available to you.
These cookies allow websites to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and to provide enhanced and, more personal features. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on websites other than the website you are visiting.
By using our website, you are agreeing that the RSS may place these types of cookies on your device.
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 may not be able to access some parts of the website, and some features may not function properly or be available to you.
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Flash cookies cannot be disabled by adjusting your device's web browser settings. Some web browser manufacturers are developing solutions to allow you to disable flash cookies through the use of the web browser settings of your device, but at present, if you wish to restrict or block flash cookies, you must do so on the Adobe website.
If you disable or decline cookies, some features will not be available to you or function properly and you may not be able to access some parts of the website.
List of all cookies used on the RSS website
||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.
||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.
||Issued by Microsoft's ASP.NET Application, this cookie stores session data during a user's website visit.
||This is a essential cookie which is used to store the visitors preferred content culture i.e. the language the site is displayed in
||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.
||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.
||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.
||Set by Google to distinguish users.
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