Cookies Policy

Cookies are small data files or pieces of information that many websites automatically download or transfer to a user's computer, phone or tablet’s hard disk to recognise users, help their web sites operate better and sometimes to track information about your use of the website. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies.

This policy was last updated: February 2019

When you visit our website our web server sends a cookie to your device which allows us to recognize your device and distinguish you from other users. This is an indirect pseudonymous identifier i.e it doesn’t identify and user. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you visit or return to our website and also allows us to improve our website.

Our website uses different cookies to improve the user experience and help us see what is popular as explained below. The information collected is not linked to personally identifiable information.

Single session cookies: to keep track of your movement from page to page on the website so you aren’t asked for the same information you have already given during your visit and so you can proceed through quickly and easily without having to authenticate or reprocess each new area you visit; to analyse user behaviour, such as which pages you visit during the session to improve your overall experience (for example enabling us to determine and display more relevant content).

Remember me cookies: so we can remember your personal preferences such as log in details in order to improve the user experience for example by avoiding you having to re-enter these details on each visit.

Persistent cookies: to collect information about number of visitors to the site and pages visited in order to analyse user behaviour. This is anonymous information and is used to compile reports so we can develop and improve user experience such as displaying more tailored and relevant content for example.

You do not have to accept cookies, but without accepting them you may not have a great user experience when on our website.

If you should wish to reject the cookies then please read the information that came with your browser software to see how you can turn off the automatic download feature. For more information about cookies, including how to set your internet browser to reject cookies, please go to www.allaboutcookies.org.

The cookies will remain in the cookies file of your browser after the closing of the browser and will become active again when you visit and reopen the website, until removed. The cookie(s) can be deleted at any time by you. They don’t collect any information when you are not accessing the website.

We use a trusted third-party service provider to provide our cookies as explained above.

We also use Google Analytics help us analyse the use of the website. Google Analytics generate statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored by users’ web browsers on their computer.

Google holds this information and provide us access to it. Google’s privacy policy is available at http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html

PBC uses cookies. Learn more about our cookie policy.