British Future Cookie Policy

How and why we use cookies

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer, tablet or phone when you visit a website. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device. They are not executable codes nor are they spyware or viruses. British Future’s website, like most other websites, uses cookies to enhance your experience on the web and to improve our site. Some cookies are deleted when you close down your browser. These are known as session cookies. Others remain on your device until they expire or you delete them from your cache. These are known as persistent cookies and these types enable us to remember things about you as a returning visitor.

Cookies we use

The main categories of cookies we use include:

Why we use cookies

We use cookies for the following purposes, among others:

We use the following cookies on our website:

Cookie: Google Analytics

Type: Session

Description: These cookies are used to collect anonymous information about how visitors use our site. We use this information to compile analytical reports which help us improve our website. The cookies collect information such as the number of visitors to our website, how they arrived there (e.g. directly from the internet or through linking from another website) and tracking which webpages they visited.

How to manage your cookies

The browsers of most computers, smartphones and other web-enabled devices are typically set up to accept cookies. If you wish to amend your cookie preferences for this website or any other websites, you can do this through your browser settings. Your browser’s ‘help’ function will tell you how to do this. If you do not want the benefit of cookies, there is a simple procedure to manually delete your cookies. Visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/stop-cookies-installed.html to see these. However, please remember that cookies are often used to enable and improve certain functions on our website. If you choose to switch certain cookies off, it is likely to affect how our website works. For example, if your browser is set to disable ‘session’ cookies, although you will still be able to view our public website, you will not be able to log in to your online account.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the British Future site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

Contact us

If you have any questions about this Cookie Policy, please contact us at louise@britishfuture.org or by post at: British Future, Kean House, 6 Kean Street, London WC2B 4AS

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