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What are cookies?

Due to new EU legislations, coming into force from May 26 2012, StGeorges website is changing to adhere to the new legislation and make it easier for consumers to manage their cookies and provide more clarity and understanding around them. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer, or other devices you use to access sites, by websites that you visit or certain emails you open. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide business and marketing information to the owners of the site. All preferences will be honoured by StGeorges but please note that a small amount of cookies may not be completely controlled, in times of site changes.
  • If you delete all your cookies you will have to update your preferences with us again, and every time you return if you select this option.
  • If you use a different device, computer profile or browser you will have to tell us your preferences again.

Use of cookies by www.stgeorgeshanoversquare.org

Three types of cookies may be used during your visit to www.stgeorgeshanoversquare.org:

  • Session cookies that are deleted after each visit
  • Persistent cookies are valid across visits and, for example, are used to avoid the need to tell us you country of residence at the start of each visit.
  • Third party cookies that are used by our business partners, for example, to help us manage site visitors.

Some of the cookies are essential in order for you to use www.stgeorgeshanoversquare.org. Our website uses three cookies. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of the website which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

StGeorges uses Google Analytics to track activity on its site, helping to keep the site relevant and easier to use, via the use of these cookies . For an enhanced site experience, consumers will need to consent to the use of StGeorges cookies; a preference cookie, that will become available to you when you choose the 'I agree' button, will be a long-life cookie that will not automatically clear when you close the browser window. If you manually delete this cookie you will need to re-confirm your preferences every time you next visit this website, unless you choose accept the long life option.

Please be aware that, if you decline the use of cookies set by www.stgeorgeshanoversquare.org, you may not be able to use certain areas of this site.

Here is a list of all the cookies that www.stgeorgeshanoversquare.org sets and how we use them. No personal information is stored.

Session Cookie

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    Allow websites to link the actions of a user during a browser session. They may be used for a variety of purposes such as remembering what has been put in a basket as they continue browsing. They can also be used to enhance security or to facilitate a webmail. These session cookies expire after a browser session so would not be stored longer term. For this reason session cookies may sometimes be considered less privacy intrusive than persistent cookies.
    Session cookies will not be used to
  • Gather information that could be used to advertise products or services to you.

Persistent Cookie

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  • This cookie allows www.stgeorgeshanoversquare.org to remember whether you accept our cookies or not.
  • Google Analytics These cookies help tell us how many people have been to the site before, what time people visited the site and what pages were looked at.
  • These are stored on a user's device inbetween browser sessions which allows the preferences or actions of the user across the site (or in some cases across websites) to be remembered. Persistent cookies may be used for a variety of purposes including remembering users' preferences and choices when using a site of to target advertising.
    Persistent Cookies will not be used to
  • Gather information that could be used to advertise products or services to you on other websites
  • Remember your preferences or username beyond your current visit

Third Party Cookies

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  • When a cookie is 'first' or 'third' party refers to the website or domain placing the cookie. Third party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than the one being visited by the user (ie. Google Analytics in the case of StGeorges). If a user visits a website and a separate company sets a cookie through that website this would be a third party cookie.
  • Third Party Cookies will not:
  • Target you with adverts on other websites

  • Google Analytics sets the following cookies as described in the table below. A default configuration and use of Google Analytics sets only the first 4 cookies in the table.

Please be aware that, if you decline the use of cookies set by www.stgeorgeshanoversquare.org, you may not be able to use certain areas of this site.

Further reading

Internet Advertising Bureau -

A guide to behavioural advertising and online privacy has been produced by the IAB which can be found at http://youronlinechoices.eu

International Chamber of Commerce United Kingdom

Information on the ICC (UK) cookie guide can be found on the ICC website section: http://www.international-chamber.co.uk/our-expertise/digitaleconomy

For more detailed information about cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org

Cookies used on this website
New EU legislation requires that all web sites clearly specify the presence of cookies and their purpose. Cookies are used to enhance the user experience. StGeorges uses Google Analytics to track activity on its site, helping to keep the site relevant and easier to use, via the use of these cookies . For an enhanced site experience, consumers will need to consent to the use of StGeorges cookies. A preference cookie, that will become available to you when you choose the ‘I agree’ button, will be a long-life cookie that will not automatically clear when you close the browser window. If you manually delete this cookie you will need to re-confirm your preferences every time you next visit this website, unless you choose accept the long life option.