Cookie Policy

Care Association Alliance – Cookie Policy

When accessing our web sites we use small text files called ‘cookies’ which are automatically placed on your hard drive to provide more convenient use of our site. For example, a cookie can be used to store registration information in an area of the site so that a user does not need to re-enter it on subsequent visits to that area. Cookies are not used to track individual users to our site. Some cookies essential to running of the website (i.e. for making the shopping cart work, making sure users do not accidently enter duplicate information and managing access to secure areas) have already have been installed on your computer and will be removed when closing your browser. All other cookies, including those that will remain for a longer periods of time will not be installed without warning you first. UKHCA does not allow any cookies from external organisations to be installed.

The use of cookies is now standard operating procedure for most websites. However if you are unhappy with the use of cookies, most browsers now permit users to opt-out of receiving them. Please note that disabling cookies may affect your ability to use and navigate the website.

The cookies used by this website are documented below.

Cookie: Session Cookie 
Description: This essential cookie is used for managing several aspects of your visit to the website, including improving the speed of the site, preventing accidental entry of duplicate information, managing the shopping cart and improving security. This cookie must be set to use the website.
Retention Period: Removed when you close your browser. 

Cookie: Log In Cookie 
Description: These essential cookies are created when logging in to the site and is required to access privileged areas such as the member only area or disclosure area of the site. 
Retention Period: The cookies are set to expire two weeks from the time they are set.

In order to properly manage our website we may record information anonymously on our operational systems, and identify categories of visitors by items such as domains and browser types. These statistics are only available for analysis and do not contain any information that identifies individual users of the website. This is to ensure that our website presents the best web experience for visitors and is an effective information resource.