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Cookies In Use on This Site

Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

Our cookies help to:

  • Make our website work as you'd expect and improve the speed and security
  • Determine individual user profiles and logins
  • Retain log ins for limited periods should you move away from the site
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Remember aspects of the site you have personailsed
  • Allow you to add comments and postings to our site
  • Check you have accepted any of our terms and conditions
  • Make our payment and checkout systems work
  • Make our mapping facilities work

To prevent these cookies from being set would mean many aspects of the website would not work, especially for members.

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

For more information about cookies please go here All About Cookies or the Information Commissioner's Office

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our's and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

It may be that your concerns around cookies relate to so called "spyware". Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.

Types Of Cookies Used

 Cookie type

 Used for  When/how you give your permission for their use
 TestCookieExist  Identifying if permissions required or exist to accept website cookies  By having your browser settings configured to not block them.
 PHPSESSID  Session cookies used for identifying users as they view pages so they can pick up where they left off as they navigate. Especially important for users who are logged in as members with profile specific content.  By having your browser settings configured to not block them. For members when you register and subsequently login into your TRA
account.
 se_auth_token  To authenticate member.  When you register and subsequently login into your TRA account.
 prev_email  Checking if user has logged in previously and providing the address for log in. To speed up log in.  By having your browser settings configured to not block them.
 se_show_newupdates  Checking on each member's pages for new updated information relative to the member.  When you register and subsequently login into your TRA account.
 Forum
Blog
Events
Shares
 Cookies customised to relative to the application and user thread to enable postings and comments relative to users and categories.  When you register and subsequently login into your TRA account, and link to the application's facilities.
 symfony  Website monitor used by www.server-uptime.de to check website is active.  By having your browser settings configured to not block them.
 Payment processing  Paypal.co.uk - Cookies solely for the purpose of payment processing. Details may vary according to process and information. We have membership subscription payments, donations, advertising charges, event booking payments, magazine subscriptions and may add other chargeable services.  When you register with TRA, and choose to use payment processing facilities.
 Google Maps
PREF/NID
 Maps.google.com - website mapping facilities provided by Goggle Maps service. For full details please go to their website.  By choosing to utilise mapping facilities and by having your browser settings configured to not block them.
 You Tube  youtube.com - may be used for videos posted on website. Note that members may post such content themselves.  By linking to the video material and by having your browser settings configured to not block them.
 Google analytics  Industry standard analytics that gives us statistics on how much traffic the website is getting  By having your web browser settings configured to not block them

 

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