Cookie policy

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES

1. Introduction and summary
a. Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.
b. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your device (such as your computer or smartphone) to enable us to recognise your device and store information about your preferences or past actions.

2. Our use of cookies
a. We use the following cookies:
i. Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
ii. Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
In particular, we use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google's privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.[ The relevant cookies are: [identify cookies] .]
iii. Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
b. You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

 

Cookie Name Purpose More information

ASP Session

ASP.NET_SessionId

This cookie is essential to recognise you when you have successfully logged in to our site.

 Expires when the browsing session ends

Request Verification

__RequestVerificationToken

This cookie is essential and is used as an anti-forgery cookie set by web applications built using ASP.NET MVC technologies. It is designed to stop unauthorised posting of content to a website, known as Cross-Site Request Forgery.

 Expires when the browsing session ends

First visit to site

firstVisit

This cookie is essential to recognise that you have accepted the cookie policy on your visit to the site and to not display the cookie message on subsequent visits.

Expires 12 months from creation or if the cookie policy has changed and requires the user to accept them again. 

Shopping cart

merchello

This cookie is essential to allow you to use our site in a way that makes your browsing experience more convenient, for example, by allowing you to store items in an electronic shopping basket between visits.

Expires 1 month from creation of the cookie.

Google Analytics

_ga, _gid, _gat, AMP_TOKEN, _gac_<property-id>

Various Google Analytics used to measure user-interactions on this website. These are anonymous and are used to improve the service over time. 

The cookies expire from a range of 1 minute to 2 years - please view the following link for further information on Google Analytics

 

3. Management of cookies

a. You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.

b. 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:

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

c. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
d. Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire at the end of the browser session.

4. Further information

a. For further information about our use of cookies please contact info@monitormyhealth.org.uk .

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If you need help, please email us and we will aim to respond within one working day.

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