Cookie Policy

Definition

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is downloaded on to your computer when you visit a website, which enables the website to tailor its offerings to your preferences when you visit it.

We may obtain information about your general internet usage by setting a cookie file which is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer, tablet, smartphone or other device.  We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies.  We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site.  A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on the hard drive of your device for an extended period of time.  You can remove persistent cookies via your browser’s ‘clear cookies’ function.  Please see www.allaboutcookies.org for more information about blocking cookies on your particular web browser. 

Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, we will drop cookies onto your device as soon as you visit our site.  Persistent cookies enable us to track and target your interests to enhance your experience on our website.  For example, we use this data to understand how you interact with our website, so we can make improvements to the information and design of our website.

We use analytics technologies provided by Google Analytics and other third parties.  This involves cookies being set via our website, which then collect information about your usage of our website.  This information is anonymous and does not contain any personal data.

Essential and Non-Essential Cookies

‘Essential’ cookies are automatically placed on your computer or device when you access or take certain actions on our website. ‘Non-essential’ cookies are only placed on your computer or device if you have consented to us doing so. We use analytical cookies on our website and these are itemised in the table below.

Essential cookies which are strictly necessary for our website to be able to operate or to provide you with a service on our website which you have requested.

We use the following cookies on our website:-

CONSENT

Essential

Http Cookie

2 years

Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner.

_ga

Non-essential

Http Cookie

24 hours

Google Analytics – tracking code that logs details about the visitor’s session on the website.

_gid

Non-essential

Http Cookie

24 hours

Google Analytics – Used to distinguish users.

yt-*

Non-essential

Http Cookie

Session to Persistent

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.

How to accept or reject cookies

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computer’s hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browser’s security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

You can also opt out of Google Analytics tracking by installing the browser add-on which is available to access here:

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

We process information about you contained in or obtained from analytical cookies in our legitimate interests as outlined in the General Data Protection Regulation. If you have any queries about our policy please feel free to contact us at:

FAO: Abbeymead Rovers FC
Abbeydale Sports and Community Centre,
Glevum Way, Abbeydale,
Gloucester,
GL4 4BL