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Broad Oak Social Club ~ Site Cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies contain small textual information that are placed on your computer or other device for a variety of purposes; these range from enabling users to access particular parts of a website and enhancing users’ experience to obtaining information on site usage by users. Cookies are minimally intrusive and cannot be used to identify you personally.


The law generally requires that we provide you with information on the cookies we use and obtain your consent to place those cookies on your device.
By using this website, and having read this information page, you are giving us your consent to cookies being placed on your device. There are two types of cookies which are placed on your device when you first visit our site – the site operation cookie and Google Analytics cookies. Other cookies may need to be placed on your device when you choose to connect to social media via our website. Further details of cookies we use are provided below.

Should you wish to delete or control cookies, further information is provided below in the section on ‘How to control cookies’.

Types and Purpose of our cookies
Cookie Name Purpose Details
 Google Analytics __utm* These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site, such as browser type and to help us improve the site. __utmc is a session cookie, deleted at the end of your sessions. All others are persistent cookies expiring 2 years, 30 minutes, 2 years and 6 months respectively. More information can be found on the Details on Session IDs can be found on the Google Analytics website.
 Site operation cookie PHPSESSID This temporary session cookie is essential for the normal operation of this website. The cookie is deleted once you close your browser. Details on Session IDs can be found on the PHP website.

How to control cookies

We will not use cookies to collect personally-identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our websites you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser will tell you how.

If you wish to view your cookie code, just click on a cookie to open it. You’ll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the server that gave you the cookie. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone, you will need to refer to your handset manual.