What Are Cookies
Cookies are small pieces of text that are saved on a user's computer or other device by the user’s web browser to give them a unique identity on the internet. Cookies are a necessary common practice used on almost every website. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why these cookies are stored.
Cookies are used for a variety of reasons, their main purpose on this website is to enable a user to log in and view certain pages, however third party cookies are also present which serve their own purposes. Since there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to the site, finding the right solution for this can be challenging. It is however recommended you leave all of the options on, so as not to break certain services, but freedom of choice, and the freedom not to be monitored is also important.
This site will always attempt to use what are considered essential cookies for functionality purposes, however if you wish to enable / disable third party trackers, an option to do so should always visible at the top.
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting your settings in your browser. Doing so on this site may affect the usage of many pages you visit here, so it is recommended that you do not; but if you wish to disable cookies, links on how this can be done for some of the most common browsers are listed below:
The Cookies We Set
Below is a list of cookies and their purposes that this website may set on your browser.
When you agree or disagree to the usage of cookies, this choice must be stored by your browser (as a cookie). This is non-identifiable and its purpose is to inform the website on how to handle future cookies, or whether or not to serve up certain third party content. The following cookie is used for this purpose:
|cookie_consent_status||10 years||This cookie is to provide information to the website to tell it which cookies you have or have not consented to.|
Session related cookies
Session cookies are temporary. They allow the website to link the actions of a user during a browser session, without this cookie many pages would not be able to work properly. A new browser session starts when a user visits the website and expires 2 hours after their last visit. The following cookie is used for this purpose and is necessary for page interaction:
|liverpool_voice_session||2 hours||This cookie is used to keep track of actions that persist across web pages such as forms.|
Login related cookies
If you create an account with us then cookies will be required for the management of the sign up process and general administration. Cookies are required to log in and to prove identity if you are browsing restricted pages. Their purpose is to ensure that you will not have to log in every single time you visit such a page. These cookies are removed and cleared when you log out. The following cookie handles this interaction:
Login Persistence Cookie
|remember_web_xxxxxxxxx...||5 Years||This cookie keeps you logged in on future visits if you have selected the "Remember me" checkbox when signing in.|
Form related cookies
When you submit data to a form such as those found on the contact or comment pages, a cookie is required to identify you as a user for security purposes and to prevent spam on the server. This cookie is required for security, the details of which are below:
CSRF Form Protection Cookie
|form_protection||2 hours||This cookie exists to help with site security, and to prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks.|
Third Party Cookies
In some cases cookies may be sent by third parties to your browser. The following section details which third party you might encounter through this site and what purpose it serves.
This site uses Google reCAPTCHA to protect it from spam and abuse. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on selected pages and code is run to judge whether your interactions are human and valid. Google reCAPTCHA is only used for this purpose on contact pages.
Social media buttons, audio/video content and/or plugins are used here, if your consent is given. For these to work the following social media services (YouTube, SoundCloud, Facebook, Twitter & Vimeo) will likely attach their own cookies through this site, which may be used to enhance your profile on their site, or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies. Clicking "Essential" on the cookie drop-down will ensure that these cookies will not be sent through this site.
Third Party Cookie Policies
The following policies cover aforementioned third party vendor cookies that may appear on this site:
The following links are to provide further information about cookies if you wish to do more reading on this topic.