Our website uses cookies which allow us to monitor the use of our website. This is for general purposes only and the information we gather cannot be used to identify you as an individual.

By using this website you consent to the processing of data by RNRMC.

For more information about cookies and the type of cookies our website uses, see the frequently asked questions we have prepared below.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file which is generated by a website and stored in a folder on your electronic device. The cookie stored is unique to your computer. They are made by your web-browser when you visit a website. Every time you go back to that website, your browser will send the cookie file back to the website's server. These cookies allow us to anonymously 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.

Why are cookies needed?

Cookies are needed to make websites work better. For example, when you add an item to your shopping cart on the Amazon website the contents of the shopping cart are stored in the cookie. Another example would be when you log into a webmail service such as Hotmail or Gmail a cookie is generated that confirms you are logged in. Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. When you log off the cookie is deleted. This means if someone goes back to your webmail address they will not be able to read your emails.

What cookies does the RNRMC use?

The RNRMC uses several different cookies to record visits to the website. This helps us to identify which parts of the website are popular and which are less so. For a full list of cookies that we use, click here

Why does the RNRMC need to know about my computer?

Early web traffic analytics used the IP address of a visitor to a website, however, this did not allow for tracking individual visitors where the IP address was the same, for example, computers on a corporate network.

The information generated by RNRMC cookies will be used by RNRMC to evaluate the use of this website. RNRMC may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on RNRMC’s behalf.

RNRMC cookies DO

  • Identify a computer to a website
  • Store information generated by a website

RNRMC cookies DO NOT

  • Identify a computer’s owner to a website
  • Gather information from a computer

I still don’t want cookies on my PC – what can I do?

All major browsers have options that will restrict the use of cookies. However, in many cases, this will limit the features you can use on a website.

If you do not consent to the use of any of the cookies listed, please contact dataprotection@rnrmc.org.uk who will provide you with advice on how to reject the selected cookies via your browser. Please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.