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Cookie and Privacy Policy

Cookie Policy

Last updated January 27, 2020


This Cookie Policy explains how we use cookies and similar technologies to recognise you when you visit our website at, ("Website"). It explains what these technologies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control our use of them.


In some cases we may use cookies to collect personal information, or that becomes personal information if we combine it with other information.


What are cookies?


Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by website owners in order to make their websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.


Cookies set by the website owner (in this case, The Shropshire Society in London) are called "first party cookies". Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called "third party cookies". Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (e.g. for interactive content and analytics). The parties that set these third party cookies can recognise your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites.


Why do you use cookies?


We use first and third party cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our Website to operate, referred to as "essential" or "strictly necessary" cookies. Other cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Website. Third parties serve cookies through our Website for analytics and other purposes.:


How can I control cookies?


You can restrict or block the cookies used by our Website through your browser settings but this will impact your user experience. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you can visit All About Cookies that provides directions on how to block cookies on all major browsers. The site also explains how you can delete cookies that have already been stored on your computer and provides general information about cookies.

You should be aware that restricting cookies might affect the functionality of the websites you visit.

Privacy Policy

What personal information do you collect?

If you fill in our contact form then you are providing personal information to us.

This information can include but is not limited to: name, email, phone number and the message you sent.

In addition, if you download and fill in the forms on the membership page and send them to us then we retain information as stated in the GDPR consent form which you download and sign.


You may withdraw your consent to our holding information about you, at any time, as explained on that form.

Log Data

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Website ("Log Data").


This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.


In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyse this.

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