International Breast Cancer Paddlers' Commission, Privacy Policy and Cookies

 

The International Breast Cancer Paddlers' Commission Privacy Policy

We do not collect or store information about visitors to the website that can be tracked and linked to individuals.

The only information stored about visitors using the website are the details completed when using the Contact Form.

This information is not freely available to anyone except the website administrator and the committee of the IBCPC. The information is only used to respond to contacts.

The International Breast Cancer Paddlers Commission will never share information with third parties.

Cookies In Use On This Site

Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you'd expect.
  • Improve the speed/security of the site.
  • Continuously improve our website for you.

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission).
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission).
  • Pass data to advertising networks.
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties.
  • Pay sales commissions.

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below.

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

More about our Cookies

Website Function Cookies

Our own cookies.

We use cookies to make our website work including:

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Random character string used to track the sequence of pages you look at during a visit. (httponly)

When you close your browser.

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Third party functions.

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. To support your experience on our website, we sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube and Flickr, or track visits annonymously using services such as StatCounter. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from third party website you may be presented with cookies from these websites. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

A common example is an embedded YouTube video. Our site includes the following which use cookies:

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies.

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn't working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called analyticsĀ¯ programs also tell us if , on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

Local Shared Objects (Flash Cookies).

We use the Adobe Flash Player to deliver its video content services. To improve user experience, Local Shared Objects - or Flash Cookies as they are commonly known - are employed to provide features such as auto-resume and for saving your preferences. Flash Cookies are stored on a user's terminal much the same as cookies are, however it is not possible to manage them at browser level in the same way.

How to disable Flash Cookies:

The Adobe website provides comprehensive information on how to delete or disable Flash cookies either for a specific domain like bbc.co.uk or for all websites - see http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/security for details. Please be aware that restricting the use of Flash Cookies may affect the features available to you for Flash based content.

Turning Cookies Off.

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our website and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.

It may be that your concerns around cookies relate to so called "spyware". Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.

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