Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser. They are stored as small text files on your computer’s hard drive.

Do we use cookies?

The Endometriosis UK website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to ensure that you can interact with our website successfully. We use cookies to help us understand what our users’ interests and preferences are, as well as help ensure that the website is as user friendly as possible. Most cookies don’t collect information that identifies you, but instead collected more general information, such as how users arrived on the website and how long they spent on the website.

Analysing website activity

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. These services use 'cookies' stored on user’s computers, to help us understand how people use our site. This information allows us to continuously work to improve the website.

Turning cookies off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies; however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Find out more about disabling cookies in your internet browser here.

What cookies do we use?

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Session cookie

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When required, cookies beginning with 'SESS' are used to track an individual's persistent status, such as whether they are logged in.

Google analytics

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

JavaScript

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We use this cookie to track which browsers are capable of processing JavaScript. JavaScript is a scripting language which provides enhanced interactivity and visual effects.

Cookie acceptance

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This cookie is used to record if a user has accepted the use of cookies on this website.