Cookies and the UK Cookie Law

What's a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file which, with your permission, is stored on your computer or device and in which the website holds information about your visit.

Cookies and the law

A European privacy law, the e-Privacy Directive known as the Cookie Law, came into force in the UK on 25th May 2012, which aims to give users of websites more control over the information that is collected about them and ensure that their consent is sought before cookies are stored on their computer.

How we use cookies

The cookies help us analyse web traffic on our site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. Our web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Traffic Logging Cookies:

We use traffic log cookies 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. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages users find useful and which they do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you individually.

Log In Cookies:

We also use cookies to store your log in credentials while you are moving from page to page on the Identibase® site, thereby keeping you logged in while you navigate the site.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website