Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

If you have found this page, then prepare to be disappointed: we're not writing about biscuits (sadly). We're actually outlining our policy on something a bit more technical.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser.  We use cookies to identify you when you visit this website, to keep track of your browsing patterns and build up a demographic profile.

Our use of cookies also allows registered users to be presented with a personalised version of the website and the forms.

The cookies we use

We use very few cookies; the only information we collect about users is either through Google Analytics or HubSpot:

Google Analytics is the industry standard way of tracking visits to websites. You can find more information about how it uses cookies on the Google Analytics support pages. Without Google Analytics we won’t understand how you got to our website, what you liked or what you found pointless, in other words we use this information to improve your experience of the Bristol HUG website. We cannot identify individuals through the Analytics data, it only provides us with information on trends and patterns of site use.

If you would like to be removed from being tracked by our Analytics, then please email nic@noisylittlemoney.com with your IP address and we will block this from being tracked.

HubSpot is the platform this website is built on. The cookies that HubSpot uses are for tracking purposes to improve our services to you through the use of this website, email communication and other media. You can find more information about how Hubspot uses cookies on the Hubspot support pages.

Fatally allergic to cookies?

You can block them using your browser  The best explanation of this we’ve found is from aboutcookies.org. a site that is run by Pinsent Masons, a rather large firm of solicitors.  This site is also referenced by most government websites, so is about as good as it gets.  

Most browsers will allow you to turn off cookies. Please note however that turning off cookies may restrict your use of the Bristol HUG website.

The other way to opt-out of cookies is to click 'Decline' in the cookies alert at the top of the page when you visit our site.

Good luck with getting off the grid!