Cookie Policy - PKB Web application

What are Cookies?

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however, this may downgrade or break certain elements or functionality within this website.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How does the PKB web application use Cookies?

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases, there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not.

How do I disable cookies?

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings within your browser (see your browser Help section for how to do this).

The Cookies Patients Know Best Set

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. Cookies set by PKB will remain after you log out, these cookies contain site preferences and parameters that have been set, typically by you, the user. An example of this is the locale cookie, which remembers your language settings. Additionally, PKB uses cookies to assess your current session state, to determine whether or not you are logged in.

When you submit data to PKB through a form such as those found on contact pages cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

PKB use a self-hosted analytics suite called Piwik, this tool will set a cookie to enable PKB to collect usage statistics. More details on our statistics collection and reporting can be found here:

More Information

Hopefully, that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However, if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.