We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
– To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
– To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.
– To speed up your searches.
– To recognise you when you return to our site.
The Cookies We Use
Below sets out what cookies we use and why.
Google Analytics: _utma _utmb _utmc_utmz
These cookies enable the function of Google Analytics, this software helps us take and analyse visitor information such as browser usage, and new visitor numbers. The data stored by these cookies can be seen only by the relevant teams at The Bone & Joint Centre and Google and never shows any confidential information. All information is anonymous and reports always show aggregate, not individual data.
Facebook: datr, lsd, reg_ext_ref, reg_fb_gate, reg_fb_ref, act, _e_32j6_0,
These particular cookies are used for social media integration with Facebook and allow us to integrate aspects such as the ‘Like’ button and ‘Follow Us’. No personal information is stored by LSS Interactive.
Twitter: guest_id, k, original_referer, _twitter_sess
These particular cookies are used for social media integration with Twitter and allow us to integrate a list of our latest tweets.
Content Management System: user_sitesuite, viewcontent, session
These cookies are used in conjuntion with our backend content management system and are not relevant to site visitors, only those who edit and administer the site.
Most browsers are set to automatically accept cookies. If you’re using Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Safari you should be able to configure your browser to restrict or block cookies, or you may wish to delete them, by going to your browsers settings.