Cookie policy

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the cookies we use across all our websites and why.

Cookie

Name

Purpose

Craft Session ID

CraftSessionId

These are Craft CMS cookies. The cookies are used to track a user's recent activity, last visit and general site movements. Like the Google Analytics cookies, these contain no personally identifiable information.

Universal Analytics (Google)

_ga<br> _gat<br> _gid

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. This cookie does not store any user information; it's just used to limit the number of requests that have to be made to doubleclick.net _ga is used to distinguish users and has an expiration of 2-years. _gid is used to distinguish users and has an expiration of 24-hours Read Google's overview of privacy and safeguarding data

Saved membership number

SavedMembershipNumber

Stores the membership number used during the login process (if the user chooses the ‘remember my number’ option) so that when they come to login again, the membership number field is already filled out.

Member ID

MemberId

This is used throughout the website while a user is logged in. Each time the website needs to retrieve personalised data (offers, events, member summary) it uses this member ID as a part of the request.

Auth token

AuthToken

This is used throughout the website while a user is logged in. Each time the website needs to retrieve personalised data (offers, events, member summary) it uses this auth token to validate the request.

Nearest stores

NearestPanels

Stores the nearest stores that are located for the logged in member. These nearest stores are displayed in the member panel dropdown.

Member summary

memberSummary

Stores summary data about a member so it can be used while the member is logged in.

Member Alerts

alerts

Used to store a list of website alert pop ups that have already been shown to (or been dismissed by) the user so that these pop ups are not shown to them again.

Login success

LoginSuccess

This cookie is set up on successful login and expires after 1 minute. It is used on the My Membership homepage (where the user is taken upon successful login) so that the Member Panel dropdown is shown automatically.

Date of Birth

dateOfBirth

Used during the application process to populate the second stage of the Apply Now form

Firstname

firstname

Used during the application process to populate the second stage of the Apply Now form.

Surname

surname

Used during the application process to populate the second stage of the Apply Now form.

Title

title

Used during the application process to populate the second stage of the Apply Now form.

Craft username

{{hashedtoken}}username

Stores the username of the logged in user. These are Craft CMS cookies. The cookies are used to track a user’s recent activity, last visit and general site movements. Like the Google Analytics cookies, these contain no personally identifiable information.

Temporary Account ID

tempaccountid

Used during the login process to store the ‘member id’ entered by the user

Account ID

accountid

Stores the account id of the logged in user. This is used for validation purposes.

Member Reference number

member_ref

Stores the member reference number of a logged in user. This is used when retrieving specific content for the user.

Validate

validate

Stores a hashed token. This is used for user validation purposes.

How do I change my cookie settings?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.