Cookie policy

At the Bedford Corn Exchange we make use of cookies to help manage our website, make our website easier to use and support the provision of relevant information and functionality. This is done to improve your visitor experience, as well as provide us with information about how our website is used so that we can make sure it is as relevant and as error free as we can make the site

By using our website you agree to the use of cookies as described in this Cookie Policy.

Cookies set across our website, can be in the form of session cookies (lasting only as long as your visit to our website) or persistent cookies, and may use different technologies, such as JavaScript or Flash.

You can choose to manage the cookies we use on our website through your internet browser settings at any time. Certain cookies may be set as soon as you visit our website, but you can remove them using your internet browser settings.

If you have any further questions, require further clarification around our use of cookies or wish to discuss how we are embracing online privacy, please email us.

The Cookies We Use

Name of cookie Type of cookie Reason for cookie Description
PHPSESSID 1st /Non-Persistent Session ID A random Session ID is created for each new visitor. Functionality, maintaining account details and preferences are controlled by session cookies.
_UTMZ 1st /Persistent Analytics Extracts the following information- where the visitor came from, what search engine they used, what link they clicked on, what keyword they used and where in the world they accessed a website.
_UTMA 1st /Persistent Analytics Keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit and last visits were
_UTMC 1st /Persistent Analytics Works with UTMB_ to determine how long the visitor spends on the site
_UTMB 1st /Persistent Analytics Works with UTMC_ to determine how long the visitor spends on the site

Managing Cookies: – Disabling

Internet Explorer
Google Chrome
Firefox
Safari

Mobiles: – Disabling

Android
Safari
Windows Phone
Blackberry

What happens if you disable cookies from our site?

Preventing cookies is likely to impact the functionality or performance of our website and could stop you from using certain services provided through it.

If you choose to disable cookies, we cannot guarantee how the operation of our website will perform during your visit.

It will also affect our ability to improve our website, making changes to user preferences.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are sent to and stored on your computer, smartphone or other device used to access the internet, whenever you visit a website.

Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise the device you are using.

We use cookies for a variety of reasons, such as to determine preferences, let users navigate between pages efficiently, verify the user and other functions More information about cookies can be found on allaboutcookies.org