Here you will find information on what cookies may be set when you visit ProtectUK and how to reject or delete those cookies.
2. What is a Cookie?
An HTTP cookie (cookie) is a small parcel of text sent backwards and forwards between a web browser and a website that is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree.
3. Cookie Laws
The EU directive relating to cookies says you should know what cookies are used, why they are used and you should be able to explicitly accept them as they can track information about your browsing.
5. List of the Main ProtectUK Cookies
This is a list of the main cookies set by ProtectUK
|Drupal session cookie which name includes an encrypted reference to the user
|Cookie which is set when the user accepts the cookie banner.
6. Third Party Cookies
There are no third-party cookies set on ProtectUK. We use MATAMO to analyse activity on the site. Personal data IDs are anonymised.
The list of cookies set within MATAMO can be found here: https://matomo.org/faq/general/faq_146/
7. Cookies Set by Third Party Sites
We sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube to provide additional useful content such as instructional video clips. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from these sites you may be presented with cookies from them.
We do not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third-party website for more information about them.
8. ProtectUK Sharing Tools
Embedded share buttons to enable users of the site to easily share items on other social networks may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third-party website for more information about these. There are none set at present.
9. How to Control and Delete Cookies
If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by ProtectUK, you can do this by not opting-in. You may also set your browser to reject them. The 'Help' section on your browser will tell you how to do this.
For information on how to do this on your mobile phone, you will need to refer to the appropriate manual.
Please note that ProtectUK relies on a number of cookies to function and if you set your browsers to reject or block the cookies, you will not be able to use or access all or parts of ProtectUK.
10. Contact Us
To contact us, please submit a request via ProtectUK.police.uk/contact. We will respond to your query as soon as we can.