The Heart of England Offshore Cruising Association and cookies

Most of the websites you visit will store tiny text files on your computer when you visit them, so that the site can remember things about you the next time you visit. These text files are known as "cookies".

Cookies can be put to all sorts of different uses, including: remembering if a visitor has logged in so they can access private areas of a website; remembering visitors' specific preferences and settings; tracking what pages of a website visitors are browsing to.

Some websites use cookies to observe visitors' browsing habits and then serve targeted advertising to them. The Heart of England Offshore Cruising Association does not set any cookies that observe browsing behaviour for the purposes of advertising or marketing.

As well as the cookies this website sets on your computer, some other websites can also set cookies whilst you browse The Heart of England Offshore Cruising Association. This is through embedded third-party content, from places like Facebook or Twitter.

What cookies does The Heart of England Offshore Cruising Association set?

We have split our cookies into three categories: strictly essential; website information; and third-party.

  • Strictly essential - cookies are used for identifying members who have logged in and out of the The Heart of England Offshore Cruising Association members area. When the member closes their browser, the cookies are deleted.
  • Website information - both The Heart of England Offshore Cruising Association and their host GroupBuzz Ltd set cookies for the purposes of recording anonymous information about visitors to the website. This information is used to monitor where visitors come from, which pages and features are popular, and ultimately to deliver an improved service to visitors.
  • Third-party - some pages may contain content embedded from third party websites, such as Fixtures Live, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and others. These third parties may set their own cookies (please refer to the privacy policy for the third party concerned). The Heart of England Offshore Cruising Association only allows content to be embedded from known, trustworthy third parties.

Controlling cookies from The Heart of England Offshore Cruising Association?

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Some browsers have a Do Not Track option which allows you to tell websites you don't want your browsing behaviour and patterns tracked, but to still accept those cookies websites class as strictly essential. More information about Do Not Track can be found at donottrack.us.

You can set your preferences with The Heart of England Offshore Cruising Association and manage exactly which cookies you do or don't permit to be set on your computer or phone.

The Heart of England Offshore Cruising Association should still work if you disable cookies, but some features and functionality may be lost if you do so. Also, remember that you will have to adjust the cookie settings for each browser and device that you visit The Heart of England Offshore Cruising Association with (eg, your home computer, work computer, mobile phone etc).

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