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Cookie Policy for The Medical Society of London

The Medical Society of London puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.

Cookies are used to measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs.

To comply with the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations we periodically conduct a Cookie Audit of our website. This Cookie Audit was last updated on 30/04/18.

Our website uses a number of cookies to store data on our visitor’s computers.

For more information about managing cookies, please see http://www.aboutcookies.org/.

How to manage, control and delete cookies

You may block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) it may limit your use of certain features or functions on our website or service. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our site. Please note, as further described in our Privacy Policy, we currently do not alter our practices when we receive a “Do Not Track” signal from a visitor’s browser.

Internet browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your internet browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise you should use the ‘Help’ option in your internet browser for more details.

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If you wish to withdraw your consent at any time, you will need to delete your cookies using your internet browser settings.

Cookies created by this website
This website creates a number of cookies, which are referred to as first party cookies as they are specific to the host site that created them. All the first-party cookies which are created do not store any personal or sensitive information, or anything that makes you personally identifiable to us. They are used for essential functionality such as security when processing form data or for analytics which helps us use anonymous visitor data to gain a better understanding of how people use our website.

How cookies are used on medsoclondon.org

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use medsoclondon.org. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements, for example improving site search.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit on cars-exec.com
  • how long you spend on each medsoclondon.org page
  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

We don’t collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.

We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

 _ga This helps us count how many people visit cars-exec.com by tracking if you’ve visited before 2 years
 _utmb This helps us count how many people visit cars-exec.com by tracking if you’ve visited before 24 hours
 _gat Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made 10 minutes

Google Analytics

 _utma Like _ga, this lets us know if you’ve visited before, so we can count how many of our visitors are new to medsoclondon.org or to a certain page 2 years
 _utmb This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on medsoclondon.org 30 minutes
 _utmc This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser When you close your browser
_utmzThis tells us how you reached medsoclondon.org (for example from another website or a search engine)6 months

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies.

Full details of the cookies which Google Analytics uses can be found in Cookies & Google Analytics in documentation for Google’s Analytics tracking code. You can also read Google’s Privacy Policy for Google Analytics.

Other Cookies

DYNSRVThis cookie is added by our load balancer to track which web server to send the visitor to. Its purpose is to improve the performance of the website. End of session
euCookie Used to remember your preference regarding cookie notification3 months