Directors UK Cookies Policy

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log in to secure areas of our website.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie name Purpose More information
_DirectorsUK_session This cookie is essential for our site to distinguish users. It lasts for the duration of your visit and is deleted when you close your browser.
requested_membership_level This cookie is essential for our site to ascertain the membership level of logged-in members and hence determine what event booking privileges you have access to. It lasts for the duration of your visit and is deleted when you close your browser.
_ga This cookie is provided by Google Analytics, and is used to distinguish users. Google Analytics enables us to estimate our audience size and usage pattern. Google Analytics cookie usage.
_gid This cookie is provided by Google Analytics, and is used to distinguish users. Google Analytics enables us to estimate our audience size and usage pattern. Google Analytics cookie usage.
_gat_UA-16348191-3 This cookie is provided by Google Analytics, and is used to throttle request rate. Google Analytics enables us to estimate our audience size and usage pattern. Google Analytics cookie usage.
_dc_gtm_UA-16348191-3 This cookie is provided by Google Analytics/Google Tag Manager, and is used to throttle request rate and manage scripts on the website. Google Analytics enables us to estimate our audience size and usage pattern. Google Analytics cookie usage.

Please note that we have no control over third party cookies, including providers of external services like web traffic analysis.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after a maximum of 26 months.