About cookies

This website uses cookies.  By using this website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to BMIAA’s use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.

The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.  This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.

There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies.  Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

 

Cookies on our website

BMIAA uses the following cookies on this website, for the following purposes:

Session management. These are “session-based” cookies used in order to ensure the smooth running of users’ sessions. This classification includes remembering your selections or preferences that you’ve already made when looking at information or using a service

Benefit: To remember your selections or preferences that you’ve already made when looking at information or using a service on the site. To make it easier to log in again if you choose ‘Remember me’.

 

Google cookies 

BMIAA uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website.  Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers.  The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information.  Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.]

 

BMIAA publishes Google Adsense interest-based advertisements on this website.  These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests.  To determine your interests, Google will track your behaviour across the web using cookies.  You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google’s Ads Preference Manager, available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/.  You can opt-out of the Adsense partner network cookie at: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html.  However, this opt-out mechanism uses a cookie, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you should use the Google browser plug-in available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin.]

 

[Other] third party cookies

When you use this website, you may also be sent the following third party cookies, which may be used for the following purposes:

 

  • collect statistics about how our website is used so we can improve our website
  • make sure you can see offers that are relevant to you
  • provide specific relevant content for your preferences and interests
  • allow the use of the online chat service

 

Refusing cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.

In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.

In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.

Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.