Privacy & Cookies
A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer, mobile phone or other device by a website that you visit.
Your web browser will access the cookie file as you navigate or when you return to the website that created it. The information in the cookie is typically used to :
- provide interactive and personalised features such as polls, surveys and links to social networking site
- help the site owner to gather anonymous website statistics
- improve accessibility and usability by allowing you to change contrast and font size when you navigate through the site without having to do it on every page site registration
- keep track of your shopping basket on an e-commerce website
- provide ease of login to your account if the site uses registration or subscription services
The cookie is only useful in the context of the website that created it. It cannot be used by other websites.
Websites that set cookies do not have access to other information on your computer – they can only access the cookie(s) they create.
Cookies on their own cannot be used to identify you personally.
Cookies used on www.osl.uk.com
The table below list the cookies that this website may issue:
|Cookie||What it is used for|
|If you choose to resize the text or enhance the colour contrast on our website, these cookies are used to remember your preferred settings. They allow you to look around our website without having to reset the text size or contrast on each new page you visit.
They are session cookies, which means they are removed from your device when you close your browser window.
|ident||If you decide to register or login on our website, we will issue this cookie to keep you logged in as you navigate from page to page.|
|identu||This cookie makes it easier for you to login on return visits to our website. Your username will automatically appear in the login box and you just need to enter your password to login.|
|polls||Sometimes we may have polls on our website. If you decide to vote in a poll, then this cookie is used to remember which polls you have voted in and in some cases, to show you poll results.|
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|We use Google Analytics on our website to collect information about how our visitors use our site. These cookies do not store personal information about you, but are used to anonymously track the number of visitors, where they come from and the pages they visit on this website. This information helps us to improve the online service we provide.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
To improve user experience, we may allow you to share pages of our website via social networking sites, such as Facebook. We may also display content from other websites, such as YouTube or Google maps, on our web pages. Please note that you may be sent cookies from these other websites. We do not control these cookies and advise you to check the relevant third-party privacy policies to find out more about the cookies they use and how to manage them.
- Google: http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy/
- YouTube: http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy/
- Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php
- Twitter: http://twitter.com/privacy
- Add this: http://www.addthis.com/privacy#.T47RdNlCQwQ