At end of browser session
Campaign tracking, if you register on our site then this tells us which marketing campaign you came to the site from (if applicable).
1 year
1 year
WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies.
The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table.
This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
At end of browser session
Tests whether or not the browser has cookies enabled
At end of browser session
Holds session ID string.
15 minutes after session
2 years
Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Google Opt-out tool
30 mins from set/update
Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Google Opt-out tool
At end of browser session
Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit. (Google Analytics) Google Opt-out tool
6 months from set/update
Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Google Opt-out tool
2 years from set/update
Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Google Opt-out tool
10 minutes
Used to throttle request rate. Google Opt-out tool
2 years from set/update
Used to distinguish users by Google Analytics. Google Opt-out tool
10 minutes
Used to throttle request rate by Google Analytics. Google Opt-out tool
  1. Where we store your personal data
    1. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. We use industry standard security and firewalls on our servers.
    2. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards in connection with the collection, storage and disclosure of your information. Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally request proof of identity before we disclose personal information to you.
    3. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
  1. Security

When you make any payment to us through the Website, you must make that payment to us using your credit or debit card, or such other payment methods as we make available from time to time. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology.

  1. Uses made of the information
    1. We use information held about you in the following ways:
      1. To ensure that content from the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
      2. To provide you with billing information in relation to the Services.
      3. To manage the Website, detect fraud or Website abuses, send you information relevant to the Website and in case we have any queries.
      4. To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
      5. To notify you about changes to the Services.
      6. To allow you to register for an account on the Website, which may include sending an email to you to confirm your details.
      7. To provide you with information about products, services or events we offer that we feel may be of interest to you.
    2. We also need to use your contact details and other information for any aspect of the Website (including, without limitation, providing customer support, preventing or investigating prohibited activity, enforcing our terms and conditions, and verifying information).
    3. We may transfer our databases containing your personal information if we sell our business or part of it to an actual or potential purchaser.
    4. We may share your data with third parties that work with us at Events, for example sponsors and exhibitors at Events we deliver and that you attend. If you book to attend an Event, you consent to us sharing your data with such third parties, and to those third parties contacting you with marketing communications following the Event about the products and services they provide. If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please contact us at [email protected] and we will update your privacy.
    5. We may also disclose your details as described elsewhere in this Privacy and Cookies Policy.
    6. Other than as set out in this Privacy and Cookies Policy, we shall NOT sell or disclose your personal data to third parties without obtaining your prior consent unless this is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy and Cookies Policy or unless we are required to do so by law.
  1. Other websites

The Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of those websites, please note that those websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for those policies. Please check those policies before you submit any personal data to those websites.

  1. Access to information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

  1. Consent
    1. By submitting data to us and using the Website, you consent to our use of your data and of anyone you represent in the manner set out in this Privacy and Cookies Policy (as amended from time to time, as described below) and you are responsible for ensuring that you have authority to consent on behalf of anyone about whom you submit data to us.
    2. By attending the Event, you consent to be photographed, filmed and/or otherwise recorded in a group setting at the Event. Where your badge/personal details are legible, we will contact you to seek your permission prior to publication.
    3. Please note that you can revoke any consent you have given us under this policy at any time by contacting us at [email protected], and referencing this Privacy and Cookies Policy in the email subject line, using the body of the email to say what consent you are revoking.
  1. Remarketing

This website uses the Google AdWords Remarketing and Similar Audiences, LinkedIn Matched Audiences and Facebook Lookalike Audiences services to advertise on third party websites (including Google, LinkedIn and Facebook advertising networks) to previous visitors to our site or users with similar interests. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on our site, for example using the contact form to make an enquiry, or users with interests similar to our previous visitors. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, on a site in the Google Display Network, or on Facebook and/or Linkedin advertising networks. Third-party vendors, including Google, LinkedIn and Facebook, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the website. Of course, any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and third parties advertising networks’ privacy policy.If you wish to opt out from Google Remarketing or Similar Audiences you can do so by visiting Google’s Ads Settings, or you can opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt out page.

  1. Changes to our Privacy and Cookies Policy

Any changes we may make to this Privacy and Cookies Policy in the future will be posted on the Website and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Each time you enter the Website, you agree that the Privacy and Cookies Policy current at that time shall apply to all information held by you.

  1. Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy and Cookies Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to [email protected].This Privacy and Cookies Policy was most recently updated on 27th June 2017.