What are cookies?
Cookies are small files that websites place on your computer, mobile phone, tablet or other device. They remember that you have visited the website before. They make it easier for you to maintain your preferences and they enable certain features of the website or app to work, such as a shopping basket. They may also tailor the information or adverts you see on the site or app.
This is important to us because we want to make sure our website is as user friendly as possible, ensuring you have a good experience when browsing.
The Magistrates’ Association website uses functionality cookies to log users in and analytics cookies for Google Analytics.
How can I manage or remove cookies?
By default only strictly necessary cookies are active, as this is necessary for the operations of the website. You can opt in to other cookie categories (except strictly necessary cookies) by clicking on the ‘Customise’ button on our cookie pop-up banner, which will present you with multiple cookie categories where you can click on the different category headings to find out more and change your default settings with the toggle button.
Within this, if you extend the cookie category then you can see a list of cookies (first party and third party) which are active within that respective category. By choosing to ‘Accept cookies’ you allow the Magistrates’ Association to use all the functionality of its cookies. By choosing ‘No thanks’ you disallow the Magistrates’ Association to use all the functionality of cookies categories, except those categorised as strictly necessary cookies. Once you have selected your choices, you can click ‘Save settings’ to complete this process.
If you want to, you can manage or disable cookies from your browser and delete all cookies that are stored on your device. You can do this as often as you want to. To find out how to do this for your particular browser you can go to ‘help’ on your browser’s menu or you can visit All About Cookies.
What happens if I choose to disable cookies?
You need to be aware that if you choose to disable cookies from your browser it may prevent you from taking full advantage of the Magistrates’ Association website, and you may not get the best user experience.
Policy reviewed November 2023.