Cookies Policy

Updated: October 9, 2019

What is a cookie?

Like most websites, our website uses cookies to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you browse a website.

Our cookies:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Save you from having to login every time you visit the site
  • Enable you to access the forum and the main website using the same login information
  • Offer you free services/content (thanks to advertising)
  • Ensure you are not abusing our website and Service
  • Improve the speed and security of the website
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook and Twitter
  • Continuously improve our website for you

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties

You can learn more about the cookies we use, below

Types of cookies used on SurveyPolice

The details below relate to the types of cookies used on, including its secure members area.

The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide. A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below.

1. Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential, as they enable you to move around a website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, services you’ve asked for (such as access to secure areas and the forum) cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or advertising purposes.

This category cannot be disabled.

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2. Performance Cookies

These cookies collect information about how you use a website, for example which pages you go to most often and if you get any error messages from certain pages. These cookies do not gather information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how a website works.

These cookies are not used to target you with online advertising. Without these cookies we can’t learn how our website is performing and make relevant improvements that could better your browsing experience.

_ga (Google Analytics)
_gid (Google Analytics)
_gat (Google Analytics)
_gat_gtag_UA (Google Analytics)

3. Functionality & Profile Cookies

These cookies allow a website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you’re in) and tailor the website to provide enhanced features and content for you. For instance, they can be used to remember log-in details, changes you’ve made to text size, font and other parts of pages that you can customize.

They may also be used to provide services you’ve asked for such as commenting on a web page, or sharing web pages through your social media accounts. These cookies may be used to ensure that all our services and communications are relevant to you. The information these cookies collect cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Without these cookies, a website cannot remember choices you’ve previously made or personalize your browsing experience.

_jid (Disqus)
disqus_unique (Disqus)

4. Targeting / Advertising Cookies

These cookies gather information about your browsing habits. They remember that you’ve visited a website and share this information with other organizations such as advertisers. Although these cookies can track your visits to other websites, they don’t usually know who you are.

Without these cookies, you might not be able to access advertiser website links.

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Setting your cookie preferences

You can control how cookies are placed on your device by adjusting the settings on your web browser.

What happens to cookies that have already been downloaded?

Once you’ve disabled a cookie, SurveyPolice will stop using the associated cookies to gather any further information. However, we may still use information that was collected previously. You can delete existing cookies from your browser by adjusting the settings on your browser.