Westcott Reading Room

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Westcott Reading Room use cookies to improve the usability of our site, as well as to collect usage information.  Cookies make our site better for you, and also better for us.

The table below explains the cookies we use, and why.

Cookie Name Purpose
Cookie Warning suppress_cookie_banner This cookie is used to record whether you have chosen to suppress our cookie warning message.  By default, it is not present, and is only created if the visitor specifically chooses to suppress the cookie warning.
If created, this cookie is set to expire after 10 years.
Username site_username This cookie is used to store a visitors username (Email address), in order that they might have their details pre-filled when returning to our contact forms, for example, on the Contact Sales page.  By default, this cookie is not present, and is only created if a visitor requests the site "Remember Me" after submitting a form.
If created, this cookie is set to expire after 10 years.
Session PHPSESSID This cookie is used to manage a user's session.  As you move around the site, this cookie allows the site to recognise that you are the same person as you view each page.  If you are logged-in to the site, this is essential, otherwise you would have to re-login on every page.
This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.
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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site.  We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site.  The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
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