Cookies on our sites
Generally speaking, this helps website owners to provide you with a good experience when you browse their website and also allows them to improve their sites.
Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
Different types of cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies
These are cookies that are required for the operation of a website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of a website, use a shopping cart or to make use of e-billing services.
Involving Communities Ltd doesn’t have secure areas on the websites, it doesn’t operate a shopping cart and as we don’t sell anything from the website, we have no cause to bill anyone.
They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Involving Communities Ltd does use this type of cookie. We are able to see when the site is most used, which pages are accessed and how long a user stays on any particular page. We can see which country users are from and which operating system they use to access our site.
We are interested in numbers of visitors and which day and at what time users make their visits. We are also interested in how they find or are referred to our site, this helps us with search engine optimisation (SEO) and where to invest time in social media platforms.
These are used to recognise you when you return to a website. This enables website owners to personalise their content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Involving Communities Ltd never asks your name, nor are your preferences requested or retained.
These cookies record your visit to a website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
Involving Communities Ltd does not advertise on any of its sites
You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. The links below show how to disable cookies in the most popular browsers.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
Updated May 2018