Privacy policy

Your personal information
We collect names and email addresses given by people when joining our subscription list. We require this information to send you the Autism Somerset e-bulletin. You can unsubscribe at any time.

We are committed to ensuring that this information is secure and will not disclose this information to others.

Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites.

Cookies
We use cookies on our website in order to improve your user experience. These are simple text files that are stored on your computer. These contain anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows our website to remember things like your preferences either for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (using a ‘persistent cookie’). The cookies we use are listed below. Find out more about cookies from the BBC

CookieTypeDurationDescription
CommentsPersistent1 yearWhen you leave a comment on the Autism Somerset website you are required to enter a valid email address. If you choose the 'remember me' option a cookie is stored to 'remember' your email address for the next time you post a comment.
Cookie noticePersistent1 yearIn line with EU regulations we display a message in the footer of the pages on the Autism Somerset website which informs you that we use cookies. Once you click the 'Accept' button we hide this message and use a cookie to remember this setting.
Font resizingPersistent1 yearWe offer font resizing links (A A A) in the header of the pages on the Autism Somerset website which enable you to change the size of the font you are viewing. We use a cookie to remember this setting.
Google AnalyticsSessionVariableWe use Google Analytics to understand how people use our site. This provides us with valuable insights such as how many people visit our site, which pages they visit and for how long. We do not collect any personal information as all user data is anonymous.