Privacy & Cookie Policy

Cookie and Privacy Policy

This privacy & cookies policy sets out how Manchester Central Library Development Trust uses and protects any information that you provide when you use this website.

Manchester Central Library Development Trust is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this policy.

Manchester Central Library Development Trust may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

This policy also gives information about cookies – what they are, which ones are used on this website, the purposes for which they are used and how you can manage and/or disable them. Please carefully read the following to understand our views and practices regarding cookies and how we use them.

Data Protection & Confidentiality

Any information you give us via this website may be added to our database and will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

We will never sell, rent, or otherwise provide your personally identifiable information to any third parties (excluding those trusted organisations that carry out functions or services on our behalf) unless you give us permission to do so, or we are obliged or permitted by law to disclose it or where it is necessary for the purpose of or in connection with legal proceedings or in order to exercise or defend legal rights.

If you register with us, we may communicate with you through email, notices posted on this website, and other means.

All email messages sent to and from Manchester Central Library Development Trust may be monitored to ensure compliance with internal policies and to protect our business.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide. A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below.

To find out more about cookies generally, including how to control and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org.

What cookies are used by Manchester Central Library Development Trust and why?

‘Strictly Necessary’ Cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies services you have asked for, cannot be provided.

Cookie Name

Description

Expiry

PHPSessionId Used to differentiate one user from another in order to provide core website services and this cookie is erased when the user closed their browser. Current session only

Other Cookies outside of our control

We may from time to time use one or more external services on this website, to display content within our web pages. For example, to show videos we may use YouTube. This is not an exhaustive or complete list of the services we use, or might use in the future, when embedding content. We cannot prevent these sites, or external domains, from collecting information on your usage of this embedded content. If you are not logged in to these external services then they will not know who you are but are likely to gather anonymous usage information e.g. number of views, plays, loads etc.

How do I Manage & Delete these cookies?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Annual Account & Report

The Development Trust recently produced its first externally examined annual accounts and report which detail its activities and future plans.