What Are Cookies?
A cookie is a small file that is saved by your browser when you visit a website. It enables certain information about your visit to be stored by the site.
Some of these cookies are essential in order for a website to run as you would expect it to while others allow us to provide you with a better service (for example, understanding what content is most popular, to provide you more of the same).
For members, subscribers and registered users of our website, if your cookies aren't enabled on your computer, it will mean that your experience when logged in to our website will be limited. You will only be able to browse and you will not be able to use our shop to book on an event or order publications.
For more details about cookies, visit www.aboutcookies.org.
What Cookies We Use
The following describes the cookies we use across our website and what we use them for:
Cookies Essential for website use:
|These are known as session cookies. These are essential for browsing, and using the on-line shop, and the website wouldn't work without them. These cookie allows us to identify your particular session (the time between arriving at and leaving my.mercia-group.co.uk) and means that we can remember you as you move from one page to the next, thereby improving your experience on our site. These cookies will be automatically deleted from your computer when you logout or close your browser.|
Non-essential cookies for website analytics and helping you to share content.
|_utm* (Note: These are third party cookies)||
Other non-essential cookies
|None||There are no other non-essential cookies on this site|
Providing you with this information is part of our initiative to fulfill recent legislation. We want to be sure that we are clear and honest about your privacy when using our website. We will be reviewing our policy again in December 2012 to safeguard your experience and privacy whilst visiting any of our websites.
For independent information about cookies, visit http://www.aboutcookies.org.
Opting out of cookies
Most browsers are set to accept cookies automatically, by default. However, the settings of the browser you use can usually be changed to prevent automatic acceptance and to provide a prompt every time a cookie is sent to you or to allow you to choose not to receive cookies at all. However, the consequence of opting out of cookies will severely limit your ability to interact and use the on-line ordering/booking capabilities of our web site.
If you wish to block cookies, please use the link below and follow the relevant instructions. Take care to ensure that the instructions you select match the type and version of your browser software:
Managing and deleting cookies
If you want to manage or delete cookies on your machine, then use the url below:
The analytical cookies we use are Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of the web site and to compile reports for us on activity on the web site.
Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using the Mercia Group Ltd web site, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
Click below for an overview of Google Analytics
Opting out of Google Analytics
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit
Mike Rees – firstname.lastname@example.org or 0116 258 1200 by phone.