The British Online Retailing Association

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Cookies and Privacy Policy

This Cookie Policy tells you what to expect when BritORA collects personal and visitor information. Each of the various circumstances in which we collect information is explained below and includes information about the use of "Cookies".

Links to other websites This Cookie Policy does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites.

Changes to this policy We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This policy was last updated in June 2013.

Collecting Information about visitors to our website
When someone visits our site we collect standard internet log information using a third party service provided by Google. The information we collect allows us to review information such as the page visitors asked for, IP address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of the request. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site and ensure we maintain the site in line with our visitors requirements. We collect this information in a way that does not identify anyone and use it to improve and develop the site. We do not attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.  We will not associate any data gathered with any personally identifying information from any source.

Personal Information
Where we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

Use of cookies by this site
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The cookies currently used by BritORA are listed at the end of this notice.
To find out more about cookies you can visit To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

Cookies used on the BritORA website

Cookie Name Purpose
Google Analytics _utma _utmb _utmc _utmz These cookies are set by Google and collect information about how visitors use our site. We then use the information to compile statistics and these help us improve the site. The  type of information that these cookies collect is in a visitor anonymous form and including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. They also allow us to review the technology visitors use to visit our site.
Joomla dd73115a3b0763f0de39f9d1cb99d679 This session Cookie is used to support the basic functions of the website.

Further Cookies may be used on the site as a result of user interaction with forms or advanced features.

To delete cookies or reject cookies

We recommend you allow the cookies set by our website as they help us provide you with a better service. If you do not want to receive Cookies from this website, select cookie settings under the privacy settings in your browser options, then add our domain to the list of websites you do not want to accept cookies from.
Under settings you can also delete individual cookies or any cookies that your browser has stored.

You can find more information on how to delete and control cookies at the About Cookies website. If you set your browser to refuse cookies from this site please be aware that there may be functionality on this site that will no longer work as you would expect.

This site uses Cookies to enhance your experience as a visitor. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy. continue