To improve the performance of our websites by understanding which parts work well, and which don’t.
To deliver relevant online advertising to you both on our websites and elsewhere. This is sometimes done by combining data that we already have about you with the data collected through Cookies. These Cookies are placed by us and selected third parties and enable adverts to be presented to you on ours and third party websites.
To measure how effective our online advertising and marketing communications are.
To enable us to collect information about how you and other people use our websites.
What Cookies do we use?
We use the following Cookies:
Strictly necessary Cookies
These are Cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They are necessary for the safety, security and integrity of the site. For example they help support the structure of the pages that are displayed to you, help to improve navigation and allow you to return to pages you have previously visited. This type of Cookie only lasts for the duration of the time you are visiting the website. When you leave the website they are deleted automatically.
Performance Cookies or analytical Cookies
They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. The data is aggregated and anonymised, which means we cannot identify you as an individual.
These Cookies will collect information about your browsing habits and allow us to show you adverts while you are browsing our site and other sites on the internet. They are set by us or by carefully selected third parties. They help us to understand the performance of our marketing activities and improve the relevance of the adverts that you see. These cookies will remain active for a maximum of four weeks after you have visited our website.
Blocking or restricting Cookies
You can stop Cookies being used on your device by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to block the deployment of all or some Cookies. Please note, if you use your browser settings to block Cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
We use a feature of your internet browser called a ‘cookie’ on this website. A ‘cookie’ is a very small text file that your web browser places on your computer’s hard drive which allows us to help you get the best out of your visit to the website. A ‘cookie’ can be thought of as an identification card which tells our website when you have returned. For further information about cookies please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Our ‘cookies’ are only used to store basic information like your user identification. They do not store password or credit card information.
We use ‘cookies’ to make accessing the website more convenient as you won’t need to remember your user name / email address. This information will allow us to welcome you by name and, over time, to personalise our website content to reflect your preferences. For security reasons, you will still need to enter your password. Our ‘cookie’ will remain on your hard drive indefinitely.
Chelmsford Racecourse uses trusted data analytics service providers like Google Analytics, Adobe and Omniture to help us analyse the aggregate website visitor statistics collected from our site cookies. Chelmsford Racecourse may also set third party cookies while you are browsing the site and use the data collected for the same analytical purpose. Chelmsford Racecrouse sets out strict conditions for the processing of any cookie information by any third party and remains in control of this information at all times.
You can set your browser to accept or reject all (or certain) ‘cookies’. You can also set your browser to alert you each time a ‘cookie’ is presented to your computer. You can delete ‘cookies’ that have been stored on your computer but remember, if you prevent us from placing ‘cookies’ on your computer during your visit or you subsequently delete a ‘cookie’ that has been placed, it will not be possible for you to use this website effectively. The system relies on the ‘cookie’ to identify you as the user.
Please be assured that Chelmsford Racecourse. does not use ‘cookies’ to retrieve personal information about you from your computer. We will only gain such information if you have knowingly and willingly provided such information to us.
This will remember that you are happy to allow cookies on our website. This cookie is set to expire after 14 days if accepted, or 7 days if declined (no other GA Cookies are stored, if this is declined).
Used to distinguish users and expires in 2 years
Used to distinguish users and expires in 24 hours
Used to throttle request rate and expires in 1 minute
This allows Google Analytics to determine unique visitors to our site. The cookie expires 2 years from initial creation or from update of cookie
This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session on our site. The cookie will expire 30 minutes from initial creation of from update of the cookie
This is used in conjunction with the -utmb cookie to determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user. This cookie will expire once you have closed your session with our website (once you have closed your browser)
This cookie is used by google to store where a visitor came from (search engine, search keyword, link). This cookie will expire 6 months from its initial creation or from update of cookie.
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This is a third-party cookie from AddThis service and will expire in 2 years. This will share Standard Chartered content via social media share buttons. Also monitors user activity on the site and on other AddThis sites.
This is a third-party cookie from AddThis service. Up to 5 years expiry dates, with some session based. This will share Standard Chartered content via social media share buttons. Also monitors user activity on the site and on other AddThis sites.
This cookie is used to store whether you are logged into the site and what your user role is. It us used to help improve site performance for logged in users. This cookie will expire after 2 days.
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We embed videos from our official Vimeo channel. When you press play (or played automatically) Vimeo will drop third party cookies to enable the video to play and to collect analytics data such as how long a viewer has watched the video. These cookies do not track individuals.