Last updated 04, 2020
Compass (“we” or “us” or “our”) may sometimes send small data files, called cookies, from our website compass-uk.org (the “Site”) to your device (computer, smart phone, etc.). These cookies are then stored on the hard drive of your device.
Types of cookies
There are different types of cookies (also web beacons, tracking pixels, and other tracking technologies) and we explain a little more about these below.
Our cookies are ‘first-party cookies’, and can be either permanent or temporary. These are necessary cookies, without which our Site won’t work properly or be able to provide certain features and functionalities.
Analytics cookies allow us to count visits and the types of devices used so we can measure and improve the performance of our Site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around our Site. These cookies let us know what features on our Site are working the best and what features on our Site can be improved. The data collected is not shared with any third party. The information we get through the use of these cookies is anonymous and we make no attempt to identify you or influence your experience of our Site while you are visiting it.
Site management cookies
Site management cookies are used to maintain your session on our Site so that you are not logged off unexpectedly, and any information you enter is retained from page to page. These cookies cannot be turned off individually but you can disable all cookies in your browser.
During your visits to our Site you may notice some cookies that are not related to Compass, these are called third party cookies and allow the third parties (such as your web browser) to gather and track certain information about you. You should check the third party websites for more information about these. Most modern web browsers contain privacy settings that can block third party cookies.
How to manage cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for more details, see www.allaboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. To do so you should modify your browser settings, click on the help section of your internet browser and follow the instructions. However, if you do this, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit the website and some services and functionalities may not work.