What are cookies?
Who sets the cookies?
The cookies stored on your computer or other device when you access this website are set by Cowes Charters Systems and our suppliers who partner with us to help deliver a high quality website and online experience.
How do you disable cookies?
If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies however doing so will mean loss of certain functionality on this website. How to disable cookies from your device will depend on the browser you use, here's how to do it on the most popular Windows PC browsers:
Microsoft Internet Explorer:
1. Choose the menu "Tools" then "Internet Options"
2. Click on the "Privacy" tab
3. Select the appropriate setting
1. Choose the menu "Tools" then "Options"
2. Click on the icon "Privacy"
3. Find the menu "Cookie" and select the relevant options
Opera 6.0 and above:
1. Choose the menu "Files" then "Preferences"
2. Click Privacy and select one of the available options.
To disable Cookies in any other browser or on an Apple Macintosh device further information can be found here http://www.aboutcookies.org/default.aspx?page=1
What happens if I disable cookies?
This depends on which cookies you disable, but in general the site may not operate properly if cookies are switched off
What sorts of cookies do Cowes Charters use?
Session cookies are anonymous temporary cookies used to enhance your online experience; they do not store any personal information and are not used for tracking or any other purpose. Session cookies automaticallyexpire 20 minutes after your visit has ended and are deleted from your device.
If you are a registered site user, session cookies enable us to link your visit to our database in order to allow access to the registered user content areas and retrieve previouslysaved information. This cookie is essential to the website's functionality.
This website uses a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc.('Google'). Cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site; they do not contain any personal information.
We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site and user experience. Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions. These cookies are used to store information, such as what time the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before, and what site referred the visitor to the web page.
For more information regarding Google Analytics and your data privacy please visit: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html
It is possible to opt out of Google Analytics tracking on all websites you visit by installing an add-on to your browser. The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on is available for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Opera. The add-on can be downloaded here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout