Cookies Policy

This Cookies Policy (the “Cookies Policy”) explains how we use cookies and other similar technologies to collect information about the way website users visit the website www.cssc.co.uk (the “Site”).

This Site belongs to Civil Service Sports Council, Compton Court of 20-24 Temple End, High Wycombe Bucks HP13 5DR (“CSSC”). In this Cookies Policy references to “we” or “us” mean CSSC.

We use cookies to improve their performance and therefore your experience of them. By accessing the Site, you are agreeing to the terms of this Cookies Policy. We may update this Cookies Policy from time to time and will post any changes on this page, so please do check it regularly.


Cookies – what they are, how they work and why we use them

Cookies are small text files of letters and numbers that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. Our cookies are small files containing a unique reference number. They are created by our Site and sent to your computer's browser (and subsequently stored on your computer). They take virtually no space up and are there so that our Site can tell that you're the website user as you move from page to page. These files are either stored in the memory of your computer or other device such as mobile phones or tablet devices.

Cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not, they also help us to resolve problems if things go wrong and understand how users use the Site and improve your experience of using our the Site.

The following categories of cookies are used on the Site:

  • Strictly Necessary: these cookies are strictly necessary for the Site to work properly. They are needed to allow you to move around the Site and use our features.
  • Performance/Analytical:  these cookies allow us to collect certain information about how you navigate the Site.  They help us to understand which parts of our Site are interesting to you and which are not as well as what we can do to improve them.

Our use of cookies is fully compliant with all United Kingdom data protection and data privacy regulations.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the tables below:


Strictly Necessary Cookies

Strictly Necessary cookies are essential in order for us to enable you to move around the Site and use its features. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes. These cookies are first party cookies and originate from our own servers.

Cookie Type

Name

Duration

Description

First Party

CFID

1 Day

Used to provide transaction support across multiple page requests commonly called a session

First Party

CFTOKEN

1 Day

Used to provide transaction support across multiple page requests commonly called a session

First Party

CookieStatus

10 Days

This cookie is used to save your acceptance of the use of cookies on our website. This is to prevent us from showing you the cookie message when you have already accepted it.

First Party

MobileFormat

End of Session

Used to determine whether or not to show the mobile format of the website.

First Party

OriginalURLToken

10950 Days (never)

Used to anonymously track sessions within the website.

First Party

Slatwall-NPSID

End of Session

Used to provide transaction support across multiple page requests commonly called a session.

First Party

Slatwall-PSID

10950 Days (never)

Used to provide transaction support across multiple visits outside of a normal session. If this is used to re-attach a non-empty cart, then all personal information including account, addresses and payments are removed from the cart leaving just the items.

 

Performance Cookies

Performance cookies collect information about how you use the Site. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes. The information is used to help us improve how our website works and understand what interest our users.

Cookie Type

Name

Duration

Description

Third Party

_ga

730 Days

This helps us count how many people visit CSSC.co.uk by tracking if you’ve visited before

Third Party

_gat

10 Minutes

Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made


Further Information on Google Analytics Cookies

As mentioned in the table above, when someone visits the Site we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the Site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our Site.

Currently, we do not collect any personal information through this Site. If that changes, we would make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it. However, to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Please note that we have no control over how Google use the data they collect via cookies.


Controlling Cookies

You can control the use and placing of any cookies on your computer through the settings you select on your internet browser. 

You can change your browser settings to accept or refuse all cookies, choose which cookies you want or don’t want, or ask to be notified when a cookie is set. You can use the help feature in your browser to see how.

However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our site, or you may experience reduced functionality when accessing certain services.

Useful information about controlling cookies can be found at http://www.aboutcookies.org/ or at http://www.allaboutcookies.org