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Cookie Policy

Information collected by this website & cookie use

This website uses Google Analytics to allow the RDS NENC to understand how visitors interact with the website in order to improve and tailor the website to its audience. No personal data is collected.

Google Analytics use traffic log cookies to gain information about the use that is made of pages on our website. We use the information from cookies to generate reports on the usage of our website which are used for evaluation and analysis. The purpose is to improve our website by tailoring it to the needs of users. No data specific to any identifiable user is retained. For more detail on the information collected by Google Analytics, including its use of cookies, please visit the Safeguarding your data page. More information about cookies used by Google Analytics can be found on the Google Analytics Website.

To provide website visitors more choice on how their data is collected by Google Analytics, Google have developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. Installing the add-on allows users to stop the browser sending information about their visit to Google Analytics. Further detail here.

On first visiting this website, you are asked if you accept the usage of cookies by this website.  In order to record your response so that you will not be asked again, one further cookie called cookieconsent_status is stored on your computer.

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.  You should be aware that this may prevent you from taking full advantage of this website.  If you are unsure how to do this, use your favourite search engine to look this up using the term ‘declining cookies’ with your browser name, or contact your local IT support for advice.

When you visit any of our web pages we will collect your IP address for the purpose of both the prevention and detection of fraudulent access and misuse.