This Data Protection Policy is written in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (UK).
Use of your information:Leaving a comment on Matt McChlery's blog which is hosted on blogger.com asks for your name, email and website (if you have one). This information is used so other visitors will know who left the comment and to help us stop spammers. If you do not wish to leave your name, select the 'anonymous' option.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit.
To learn more about cookies, you can visit www.aboutcookies.org. You will also find details on how to block and delete these cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.
Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.
The Cookies We Use:1st Party Cookies:
blogger_TID, S : These cookies are used by the blogging platform Blogger The blogger_TID and S cookies contain keys that refer to something internal inside the Blogger platform
HSID, SSID, SID, PREF, APISID, SAPISID : The Google+1 button is a way for you to share information publicly, as part of your Google Profile. Clicking it will be recorded by Google, along with the information about the page you are viewing. This helps you and others receive customised content from Google and its partners
NID, PREF : This cookie is used by Google to store user preferences and information when viewing pages with Google maps on them
_utmb : This cookie is used by Google Analytics to determine the visitor session times on our sites. Each time you visit a new page on the site the cookie is set to expire within 30 minutes, if it does not find an existing cookie, a new one is created
blogger_SID : The blogger_SID key contains information about you in the context of google accounts
_utma : This Cookie is used to identify unique visitors to our sites. The results are sent to our Google Analytics account so that we may see how many unique visitors come to this site based over a period of time
_utmz : This cookie is used by Google Analytics to determine the type of referral used by each visitor to arrive at our site. The cookie determines if the user has come directly to the site or via a search engine, email or email campaign. We use this data to understand how our users arrive at the blog
_utmv : This cookie is used by google analytics. It is used to set and pass custom variable information to Google Analytics server
_utmc : This cookie is used by Google Analytics in conjunction with __utmb to determine visitor sessions. Unlike __utmb this cookie does not have an expiry date, it determines whether a new session should be created based on whether you have previously closed your browser, re-opened it and come back to the sit
ASP.NET_SessionId : This cookie is necessary for the site to work and is set even if you do not accept our cookies. It contains no personal information
3rd Party Cookies:
K, guest_id, js, _twitter_sess, original_referer, external_referer : These cookies are set when you use the Tweet button on our event pages. Twitter uses these cookies to aggregate button usage, amongst other things
datr : Facebook social plug-in cookie. Only happens when you click on the facebook link, tracks browsing
reg_ext_ref : A session cookie set by facebook that will expire upon closing of browser. Contains an external URL of the site that refered you to facebook
lsd : The lsd cookie contains a random value that is set when a Facebook user logs out in order to prevent cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks
reg_fb_ref, reg_fb_gate : A session cookie set by facebook that will expire upon closing of browser. Contains the first and last facebook page the user visited
visitor_info1_live : YouTube sends this cookie when you click on play on one of our embedded videos
By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your deviceFurther Information about 3rd Party Cookies: