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Cookies policy

1. Introduction

1.1 Our website uses cookies.

1.2 We will ask you to consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy when you first visit our website.

2. About cookies

2.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

2.2 Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

2.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

2.4 Cookies can be used by web servers to identity and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.

3. Analytics cookies

3.1 We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website.

3.2 Our analytics service provider generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies.

3.3 The analytics cookies used by our website have the following names: _ga, _gat

3.4 The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.

3.5 Our analytics service provider's privacy policy is available at:·http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

4. Blocking and Deleting cookies

4.1 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

  1. https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);
  2. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);
  3. http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);
  4. https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);
  5. https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and
  6. https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).

4.2 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

5. Cookie preferences

5.1 You can manage your preferences relating to the use of cookies on our website by using the controls below.

6. Our details

6.1 This website is owned and operated by Welsh Hospitals & Health Services Association trading as WHA.

6.2 We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 515135, and our registered office is at·60 Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 OYG.

6.3 Our principal place of business is at·60 Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 OYG.

6.4 You can contact us by writing to the business address given above, by using our website contact form, by email to·mail@whadirect.co.uk·or by telephone on 029 2048 5461.

Cookie controls

Consent

Cookie name

Type

Set by

Contains

Expires


_ga

Performance

1st party

Unique anonymous user ID

2 years

_gat

Performance

1st party

Anonymous number used to throttle the request rate of high-traffic sites

10 minutes