Cookie Policy

RDA owns several websites and domains, the majority of which use cookies for analytical and functional reasons. We do not use any cookies for displaying adverts or for collecting personal data about you other than your ‘username’ in some cases.

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. The cookie will help the website, or another website, to recognise your device the next time you visit and may assist with keeping you logged in, remembering your preferences or for tracking usage to improve performance.

Which Cookies Are Used?

RDA uses cookies for the following reasons:

  • Tracking site usage and performance
  • Managing website login state
  • Managing your shopping cart

A full list of the cookies used can be found at the bottom of this page.

RDA may also use services from sites such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Flickr which when embedded in our site, may add cookies to your computer. RDA does not manage these cookies and you should check with the relevant website to determine their policies. As many of these sites are based outside of the UK, they may not have the same cookie laws. If you wish to block cookies from these websites you can use various browser tools, plugins and extensions to help you do so.

List Of Cookies

Note that if a cookie is marked as being ‘Required’, blocking that cookie may prevent our site from fully functioning. We are currently developing a solution which will allow you to opt-out of our ‘Optional’ cookies or you can block them through your browser settings.

The list of cookies below are those which are used on public facing websites. Note that if you are an volunteer, official or member of staff who log into sites to manage those sites you will be required to accept all required cookies to ensure you receive the full functionality of the site.

Name Where? Expiration Purpose Status
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rda.org.uk
rdashop.org.uk
wbrl.rda.org.uk
Up to 2 Years Google Analytics to track website usage and performance Optional

visited

rda.org.uk 8 Years Checks to see if you have visited the site before to determine if you should see the ‘Cookie’ message or not Optional

PHPSESSID

rdashop.org.uk 1 Year Managing sessions and shopping carts within the shop Required

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rdashop.org.uk 1 Day Managing sessions and shopping carts within the shop Required
 
 
 
Page Last Updated: June 20, 2012