Cookie Policy

** Whilst you read this page we are only using the required cookies **

What Is A Cookie?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is downloaded on to your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are used by many websites and can do a number of things, eg remembering your preferences ... and counting the number of people looking at a website.

Have I Consented To Using Them?

Cookies On This Site

Required Cookies

We use 3 cookies to provide a safe, compliant environment to communicate our information.  We do not offer a way to disable these cookies and any interference with them will constrain your ability to use this site.

Your privacy and the Scaffolding Association’s Information Assurance are taken very seriously and monitored at the highest level.  We review cookies frequently and are confident that those that we require are absolutely necessary, safe and are not intrusive.

  • consent
    The consent cookie stores one of two values: granted or denied.
    We use it to remember your cookie preferences.
    It expires 30 days after you've informed us of your consent decision. We will then ask for your consent again.
  • __cfduid
    This cookie anonymises your IP address before collection.
    It cannot be used to identify you personally.
    It does not track you.
    Our security partner utilises the cookie to ensure access from legitimate users is not unduly denied.
    Information inferred from the use of this cookie with be kept for no more than 24 hours, except where a security incident is indentified.
    It will expire 30 days after your last visit.
  • __cf_bm
    This cookie is used to help identify bots.
    It cannot be used to identify you personally.
    It does not track you.
    Our security partner utilises the cookie to look for patterns commonly seen with bots.
    This is a session cookie, and it expires 30 minutes after your visit.
Optional Cookies

We use 2 cookies to help us identify ways to improve our site.  Google Analytics is used to help us in this effort.  These are optional, and you can adjust your consent settings here.  We give you our guarantee, if you deny consent then we will not use this service.

We have done everything we can to implement the service to protect your identity and privacy.  They anonymise your IP address and do not aid in the collection of any Personally Identifiable Information.

  • _ga
    This cookie is used to create an identity for you. We will use it to see which pages you visit.
    This is a secure cookie and your IP address is anonymised.
    It will expire 30 days after your last visit.
  • _ga_xxxx
    This is a session cookie and is used to store information about your behaviour on our website.
    This is a secure cookie that does not store your IP address
    It will expire 30 days after your last visit.

Cookie Consent

We can delete your consent cookie now. Without that cookie we won't use our optional services and we'll check for your consent next time you visit.