Cookies

Cookies Policy

This Cookies Policy sets out the basis on which we, Bournemouth Flying Club Limited (trading as Bournemouth Commercial Flight Training), use cookies and similar technologies on or in relation to our website, https://www.bcft.aero (our website). This Cookies Policy is effective from 28 march 2019.

‘‘Essential’ cookies are automatically placed on your computer or device when you access our website or take certain actions on our website. ‘Non-essential’ cookies and other technologies are only placed on your computer or device if you have consented to us doing so. For information on the difference between essential and non-essential cookies, see the section below entitled About cookies.

For information on how you consent and how you can withdraw your consent to us placing non-essential cookies and other technologies on your computer or device, see the section below entitled How to accept or reject cookies.

Contents

  • About cookies
  • List of cookies used
  • Essential cookies
  • Non-essential cookies
  • How to accept or reject cookies
  • Copyright, credit and logo

About cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files sent by a website’s server to a web browser, processor memory or hard drive and stored there. They can be used for a range of different purposes, such as customising a website for a particular user, helping a user navigate a website, improving that user’s website experience, and storing that user’s preferences and login information. 

Essential and non-essential cookies

Cookies can be classified as either ‘essential’ or ‘non-essential’.

Essential cookies: these are cookies that are either:

  • used solely to carry out or facilitate the transmission of communications over a network; or
  • strictly necessary to provide an online service (e.g. our website or a service on our website) which you have requested.

Non-essential cookies: these are any cookies that do not fall within the definition of essential cookies, such as cookies used to provide additional functionality on our website (‘functional’ cookies), analyse your behaviour on a website (‘analytical’ cookies) or to display advertisements to you (‘advertising’ cookies).

Session and persistent cookies

Cookies can be classified as either ‘session’ or ‘persistent’, depending on how long they last after they are placed on your browser.

Session cookies: session cookies last for as long as you keep your browser open. They expire when you close your browser.

Persistent cookies: persistent cookies expire at a fixed point in time or if you manually delete them from your browser, whichever occurs first.

First and third party cookies

Cookies can be classified as ‘first party’ or ‘third party’.

First party cookies: these are cookies placed on your device by our website domain.

Third party cookies: these are cookies placed on your device by third party website domains.

If you require further information about cookies in general, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org

Legal bases for processing

For essential cookies, our legal basis for processing is our legitimate interests in ensuring our site functions properly and providing you with the online services you have requested.

For non-essential cookies and other technologies, our legal basis for processing is your consent which you give by accepting the use of such cookies via our cookie control tool.

List of cookies used

We use the following cookies on or in relation to our website:

Name of Cookie

 

Essential or Non-essential? Type of cookie First or Third party? Session or Persistent? Expiry Time Purpose
_cfduid Non-essential Functional First and Third party Persistent 1 year Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic
CONSENT Non-essential Functional (consent related) Third party Persistent 20 years Google consent setting cookie.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Non-essential Functional Third Party Persistent 179 days Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.
dc Non-essential Functional First party Session End of browser session Necessary for the functionality of the website’s chat-box function.
driftt_aid Non-essential Functional First party Persistent 2 years Necessary for the functionality of the website’s chat-box function.
driftt_sid Non-essential Functional First party Persistent 1 day Identifies the visitor across devices and visits, in order to optimize the chat-box function on the website.
Drift.Targeting.currentReferrer Non-essential Functional First party Persistent   Allows the website to recognise the visitor, in order to optimize the chat-box functionality.
Drift.Targeting.referrerDomain Non-essential Functional First party Persistent   Allows the website to recognise the visitor, in order to optimize the chat-box functionality.
Drift.Targeting.currentPageViewStarted Non-essential Functional First party Persistent 2 years Necessary for the functionality of the website’s chat-box function.
Drift.Targeting.currentSessionStartedAt Non-essential Functional First party Persistent 2 years Identifies the visitor across devices and visits, in order to optimize the chat-box function on the website.
Drift.Targeting.firstVisit Non-essential Functional First party Persistent 2 years Necessary for the functionality of the website’s chat-box function.
Drift.Targeting.lastVisit Non-essential Functional First party Persistent 2 years Necessary for the functionality of the website’s chat-box function.
Drift.Targeting.numberOfSessions Non-essential Functional First party Persistent 2 years Determines the number of visits of the specific visitor. This is used in order to make the chat-box function more relevant.
Drift.Targeting.numberOfVisits Non-essential Functional First party Persistent 2 years Determines the number of visits of the specific visitor. This is used in order to make the chat-box function more relevant.
Drift.Targeting.previousPage Non-essential Functional First party Persistent 2 years Identifies the last page visited by the visitor. This is used in order to make the chat-box function more relevant.
yt-player-headers-readable Non-essential Functional Third party Persistent   Used to determine the optimal video quality based on the visitor’s device and network settings
_ga Non-essential Analytical First party Persistent 2 years Google Analytics cookie used to generate statistical information on the use of a website through distinguishing its users.
_gat Non-essential Analytical First party Session End of browser session Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate received by users.
_gid Non-essential Analytical First party Session End of browser session Google Analytics cookie which registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
yt-player-two-stage-token Non-essential Analytical Third Party Session End of browser session Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-cast-installed Non-essential Analytical Third Party Session End of browser session Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-connected-devices Non-essential Analytical Third Party Session End of browser session Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-device-id Non-essential Analytical Third Party Session End of browser session Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-fast-check-period Non-essential Analytical Third Party Session End of browser session Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-session-app Non-essential Analytical Third Party Session End of browser session Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-session-name Non-essential Analytical Third Party Session End of browser session Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
HSID Non-essential Analytical Third party Persistent 2 years Used by Google to analyse user behaviour in connection with Google maps and Youtube on the website.
SAPISID Non-essential Analytical Third party Persistent 2 years Used by Google to analyse user behaviour in connection with Google maps and Youtube on the website.
SID Non-essential Analytical Third party Persistent 2 years Used by Google to analyse user behaviour in connection with Google maps and Youtube on the website.
SSID Non-essential Analytical Third party Persistent 2 years Used by Google to analyse user behaviour in connection with Google maps and Youtube on the website.
APISID Non-essential Analytical Third party Persistent 2 years Used by Google to store user preferences and information of Google maps and Youtube
LOGIN_INFO Non-essential Analytical Third party Persistent 2 years Used by Google to store user preferences and information of Google maps and Youtube
GPS Non-Essential Analytical Third Party Session End of browser session Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.
PREF Non-essential Analytical Third Party Persistent 8 months Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites.
test_cookie Non-essential Analytical Third Party Persistent 1 day Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.
NID Non-essential Advertising Third party Persistent 6 months Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
IDE Non-essential Advertising Third party Persistent 1 year Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficiency of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.
YSC Non-essential Analytical Third Party Session End of browser session Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
DFTT_END_USER_PREV_BOOTSTRAPPED [X] [X] First party Persistent 2 years [X]

How to accept or reject cookies

There are a number of different ways in which you can accept or reject some or all cookies and similar technologies. Some of the main methods of doing so are described below.

You are welcome to block the use of some or all of the cookies we use on our website. However, please be aware that doing so may impair our website and its functionality or may even render some or all of it unusable.

You should also be aware that clearing all cookies from your browser will also delete any cookies that are storing your preferences, for example, whether you have accepted cookies on a website or any cookies that are blocking other cookies.

You can find more detailed information about cookies and adjusting your browser settings by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org

Accepting or rejecting cookies

Cookie control tool

You can accept or reject non-essential cookies by using our cookie management tool.

Browser settings

You can accept or reject some or all cookies (for example, blocking all third party cookies) by adjusting your browser settings. If you do not know how to do this, the links below set out information about how to change your browser settings for some of the most commonly used web browsers:

Some browsers, such as Chrome and Firefox, allow you to change your settings to browse in ‘incognito’ mode, limiting the amount of data placed on your machine and automatically deleting any persistent cookies placed on your device when you finish your browsing session. There are also many third party applications which you can add to your browser to block or manage cookies.

Existing cookies

To clear cookies that have previously been placed on your browser, you should select the option to clear your browsing history and ensure that the option to delete or clear cookies is included when you do so.

Google Adsettings

You can manage and opt out of personalisation of advertisements by Google by visiting Google’s ad settings page here https://adssettings.google.com/ and by:

  • unticking the button entitled ‘Also use Google Account activity and information to personalize ads on these websites and apps and store that data in your Google Account’; and
  • switching the ‘Ads Personalisation’ setting off (i.e. by ensuring the switch at the top of the page is set to the left/grey and not the right/blue).

Alternatively, you can install a free browser plugin here: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996

Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on

You can opt out of Google Analytics tracking by installing the browser add-on which is available here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Disconnect for Facebook

You can install a browser add-on tool called ‘Disconnect Facebook pixel and FB tracking’. This will stop Facebook tracking you on third party websites. You can install the too here:

European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance Tool

You can opt out of Facebook and other companies that participate in the Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe from showing you interest based ads by visiting http://www.youronlinechoices.com, selecting your country, clicking ‘Your Ad Choices’, then locating Facebook (and any other companies you want to block) and selecting the ‘Off’ option.

Copyright

The copyright in this Cookies Policy is either owned by, or licensed to, us and is protected by copyright laws around the world and copyright protection software. All intellectual property rights in this document are reserved.