This website uses cookies to monitor how visitors use the site. This page explains what cookies are and outlines our policy for their use.


What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or device by websites you visit. Cookies are used for a number of purposes, including maintaining site functionality and protecting a website from malicious attacks. Cookies are also commonly used for analytical purposes, to allow website providers to gather aggregate information on how their website is used.

There are two types of cookies: these are session cookies, which only last for the length of time you are on our website before being deleted, and persistent cookies, which stay on your computer or device until they expire or you delete them. The Tudor website utilises both types of cookies in the administration of our website.

The BBC website gives a more detailed yet still straightforward explanation of what cookies are and how they work. For a more in-depth explanation you can visit the Information Commissioner’s Office website.

Acceptance of cookies

All cookies are categorised as either ‘strictly necessary’ cookies, ‘performance’ cookies or ‘functionality’ cookies. The Tudor website makes use of both ‘strictly necessary’ cookies, which are fundamental to the operation of our website and ‘performance’ cookies to monitor the use of our website.

If a cookie is not classed as ‘strictly necessary’ then we require your explicit consent to be able to place these cookies on your computer or device. We collect this consent and you can modify or withdraw this consent by using our cookie widget.

Cookies used on the Tudor website

The Tudor website uses ExpressionEngine and Google Analytics cookies to monitor the use of our website. We also utilise the Cloudflare service, which involves the use of cookies, to protect our website from cyber attacks, and we also use the Cookiebot widget to store your cookie preferences for when you visit our website.

We make use of the following cookies on our website:

Strictly necessary cookies:

Cookie

Provider

Description

CookieConsent

Cookiebot

Stores your cookie consent preferences.

exp_crsf_token

Cloudflare via ExpressionEngine

Monitors and prevents cyber attacks directed at our website. This cookie is essential to maintain the security of our website and its visitors.

Performance cookies:

Cookie

Provider

Description

__utma

Google Analytics

Used to track recurring visits to our website.

__utmb

Google Analytics

Used to identify new visitors to our website.

__utmc

Google Analytics

Used in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to identify new visitors to our website.

__utmt

Google Analytics

Used to limit the amount of data sent to Google Analytics from any specific computer or device.

__utmz

Google Analytics

Used to keep track of the search engine or link through which you found our website.

exp_last_activity

ExpressionEngine

Records the amount of time spent loading the current webpage.

exp_last_visit

ExpressionEngine

Records the date of your last visit to our website.

exp_tracker

ExpressionEngine

Tracks the last 5 pages visited on our website.

We also make use of the Google Analytics Pixel ( __utm.gif) to allow Google Analytics to function in certain web browsers.

How do we use the information we collect?

The Tudor Trust uses cookies to collect aggregate statistics of how our website it being used. We may use the information we collect to make changes or improvements to the site. For example if we discover that some pages are rarely visited we may decide to remove them, or rewrite them to make them more helpful and relevant.

Changing your cookie settings

You can block cookies from being placed on your computer and erase cookies that are already there through accessing the settings within your web browser. However, it is important to be aware that many websites are reliant on the use of necessary cookies and may not work correctly if you set your browser to not to accept cookies. You can find out how to control the use of cookies within your internet browser here.

Questions about our use of cookies

If you have any questions about our use of cookies please contact the Information Team on 020 7727 8522.