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Cookie Policy

Royal Dart Yacht Club uses cookies to improve the user experience and to provide us with information about how our website is used so that we can make sure it is up to date, relevant and error free.

What are Cookies?


Cookies are text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. Within the RDYC website and applications their purpose is to help maintain the User authentication process, User preferences regarding Cookies and support the Google Analytics reporting features.

If you don’t wish to enable Cookies on your computer, it will mean that your experience of using the RDYC website will be impaired. Most web browsers have Cookies enabled, but you may need to turn them on if you have previously disabled them. This is explained in the section Managing Cookies below.

Our Cookies Policy


The RDYC website uses Cookies. We will ask you to consent to our use of Cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy when you first visit our website. We only use Cookies that are strictly necessary to provide you with certain features and support your navigation of the website. Some of our Cookies are used to enhance the functionality of our website by storing your preferences. Others are used to provide analytics that allow us to improve the performance of our website.

Our Cookies do not store sensitive information such as your name, address or telephone number, they simply hold a ‘key’, that once you are logged-in, is associated with this information.

The RDYC does not sell any information collected by our Cookies nor do we disclose the information to third parties unless requested to by law.

Here is a list of the Cookies that we use;

Website Cookies


CraftSessionId

Craft CMS relies on PHP sessions to maintain sessions across web requests. That is done via the PHP session cookie. This cookie will expire as soon as the session expires.

CRAFT_CSRF_TOKEN

A cookie named CRAFT_CSRF_TOKEN will be created to facilitate CSRF protection. It will expire as soon as the PHP session expires.

_username

When you ask to be remembered, a cookie will be created with a name that is prefixed with a long, randomly generated string, followed by _username. That cookie will exist for a pre-determined time to remember the username on the login form.

_identity

When you log into the CMS Control Panel, you will get an authentication cookie used to maintain your authenticated state. The cookie name is prefixed with a long, randomly generated string, followed by _identity. The cookie only stores information necessary to maintain a secure, authenticated session and will only exist for as long as the user is authenticated in Craft.

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CraftSessionId

  • Craft CMS relies on PHP sessions to maintain sessions across web requests. That is done via the PHP session cookie. This cookie will expire as soon as the session expires.

CRAFT_CSRF_TOKEN

  • A cookie named CRAFT_CSRF_TOKEN will be created to facilitate CSRF protection. It will expire as soon as the PHP session expires.

_username

  • When you ask to be remembered, a cookie will be created with a name that is prefixed with a long, randomly generated string, followed by _username. That cookie will exist for a year to remember the username on the login form.

_identity

  • When you log into the CMS Control Panel, you will get an authentication cookie used to maintain your authenticated state. The cookie name is prefixed with a long, randomly generated string, followed by _identity. The cookie only stores information necessary to maintain a secure, authenticated session and will only exist for as long as the user is authenticated in Craft.

_gat, _ga, _gid, _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmt, _utmv, _utmz

  • Google Analytics uses these cookies to define user sessions and provide core features in its Analytics reports. Google drops and updates these cookies only for the purposes of collecting data for these reports.

ccSitePreference

  • Stores your cookie preferences.

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CraftSessionId

  • Craft CMS relies on PHP sessions to maintain sessions across web requests. That is done via the PHP session cookie. This cookie will expire as soon as the session expires.

YII_CSRF_TOKEN

  • A cookie named CRAFT_CSRF_TOKEN will be created to facilitate CSRF protection. It will expire as soon as the PHP session expires.

Username

  • When you ask to be remembered, a cookie will be created with a name that is prefixed with a long, randomly generated string, followed by username. That cookie will exist for a year to remember the username on the login form.

Authentication Session

  • When you log into the CMS Control Panel, you will get an authentication cookie used to maintain your authenticated state. The cookie name is generated with a long, randomly generated string. The cookie only stores information necessary to maintain a secure, authenticated session and will only exist for as long as the user is authenticated in Craft.

_gat, _ga, _gid, _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmt, _utmv, _utmz

  • Google Analytics uses these cookies to define user sessions, and provide core features in its Analytics reports. Google drops and updates these cookies only for the purposes of collecting data for these reports.

ccSitePreference

  • Stores your cookie preferences.

Managing Cookies


Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:

MacOS Safari

1. Click on Safari and then select Preferences
2. Click on the Privacy tab
3. Check or Uncheck the Cookies and website data: Block all cookies

Google Chrome

1. Click on Chrome and then select Preferences
2. Click on Advanced to expand list of options
3. Click on Privacy and security
4. Click on Site settings and then Click on Cookies
5. Check or Uncheck the top three options to manage website Cookies

IOS Safari

1. Tap on Settings from Home screen
2. Tap on the Safari menu item
3. Under Privacy & Security section tap on Block all Cookies

Android

1. Tap on Settings application from your Home screen or under Apps.
2. Under the Device section tap on the Applications menu item
3. Locate and tap on the Internet menu item
4. Locate and tap on the Privacy menu item
5. Enable or disable ‘Accept cookies’

If you'd like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit aboutcookies.org.

By continuing to browse or by clicking “Accept All Cookies,” you agree to the storing of first and third-party cookies on your device to enhance site navigation and analyse site usage. Find out more about our cookie policy.

By continuing to browse or by clicking “Accept All Cookies,” you agree to the storing of first and third-party cookies on your device. View our Cookie Policy.

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Essential Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site may not work then.

Cookies Used

  • Current session: CraftSessionId, _username, _identity
  • Cookie Preferences: ccSitePreference
  • Form security: CRAFT_CSRF_TOKEN, YII_CSRF_TOKEN

Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources, so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our site.

Cookies Used

  • Analytics Cookies: _gat, _ga, _gid, _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmt, _utmv, _utmz