Lacrosse Scotland respects the rights of its users and does not automatically capture or store personal data from users of the website other than to log the user’s IP address and the nature of the browser used. This information cannot be used to identify individuals. It is used to create summary statistics, which allows Lacrosse Scotland to assess the number of visitors to the our website and to identify what pages are accessed most frequently. These statistics are used to help Lacrosse Scotland make the website more user-friendly.
When users enter the Lacrosse Scotland website their computers will automatically be issued with ‘cookies’. Cookies are text files which identify users’ computers to Lacrosse Scotland’s server. The Lacrosse Scotland website then creates “session” cookies to store some of the preferences of users moving around the website, e.g. retaining a text-only preference. Cookies in themselves do not identify individual users but identify only the computer used and they are deleted on departure from the website.
Users may refuse to accept cookies by setting their computer not to receive cookies at any time. This site provides advice on how to remove cookies: www.allaboutcookies.org