Cookies are small files placed on your computer or machine’s hard drive, or in your browser memory, when you visit our website. We place them there to improve your user experience of the site. They tell us what parts of the site you visit so we can work out what you do and don’t like and what’s most relevant to you. What our cookies don’t do is store any personal or confidential information about you.
To ensure you get the best from our website, we advise that users keep cookies active on their machine whilst visiting our website.
They allow us to count the number of visitors to our website and to see how visitors moved around the site while they were using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by helping you easily find what content you like the most.
- Determine which domain to measure
- Distinguish unique users
- Throttle the request rate
- Remember the number and time of previous visits
- Remember traffic source information
- Determine the start and end of a session
- Remember the value of visitor-level custom variables
By default, this library sets cookies on the domain specified in the document.host browser property and sets the cookie path to the root level (/).
They allow us to recognise your basic browsing behaviour on each visit. So for example, you can tell us which club is your home club and we can take you straight to the right page on your next visit. These cookies can make the website quicker for you to use and more relevant.
These send information about your visit to our site back to search engines (such as google.com. bing.com; and yahoo.com) to allow other websites and search engines to tailor and display adverts relevant to you and analyse advertisement performance.
How do I stop cookies being sent or stored on my computer or machine?
Opting out of cookie usage
By entering our website, cookies will automatically be sent and stored on your computer or machine.
Most web browsers allow some control of cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. To opt out of being tracked by Microsoft visit http://privacy.microsoft.com/en-gb/default.mspx. To opt out of being tracked by yahoo.com visit http://info.yahoo.com/privacy/uk/yahoo/.