Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers and are stored on the user’s computer.
The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.
There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, while persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted or until they expire.
Cookies on our website
BMIAA uses the following cookies on this website, for the following purposes:
Session management. These are session cookies used in order to ensure the smooth running of users’ sessions. This includes remembering the selections or preferences you’ve already made when browsing information or using a service
Benefits: remembering the selections or preferences you’ve already made when browsing information or using a service on the site. Making it much easier to log in again if you choose ‘Remember me’.
Technical cookies used to handle translations into various languages on the website:
Technical cookie that speeds up the browsing experience for users by recognising them and stopping the cookies banner from reappearing every time they visit the site within the validity of consent period. It is activated by clicking “ok” on the banner:
Session cookie (cancelled when closing the browser) that tests whether the user’s browser has cookies enabled before the user can access the private area.
WordPress cookies used to identify the user and check whether it is a visitor or a user with administrator privileges. The cookies are kept for one year:
BMIAA publishes Google Adsense interest-based advertisements on this website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behaviour across the web using cookies. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser by using Google’s Ads Preference Manager, available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/. You can opt-out of the Adsense partner network cookie at: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html. However, this opt-out mechanism uses a cookie, so if you then clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you should use the Google browser plug-in available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin.
[Other] third-party cookies
When you use this website, you may also receive the following third-party cookies, which may be used for the following purposes:
- Collecting statistics about how our website is used so we can improve it
- Making sure you can see offers that interest you
- Providing specific relevant content tailored to your preferences and interests
- Allowing the use of the online chat service
Most browsers allow you to disable or block cookies.
In Internet Explorer, you can disable all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.
In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.
Blocking cookies will negatively impact the usability of some websites.