Cookies Statement

Cookies Statement

By continuing to use Blackpool Credit Union’s website and by not changing your web browser settings to disable cookies, you consent to the use of cookies. The cookies policy should be read in addition to the terms and conditions of this website and is subject to them. If there is any conflict between the cookies policy and the terms and conditions, the terms and conditions shall prevail.
What are Cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of information, typically of letters and numbers stored in simple text files, placed on your computer by a website. Cookies can be read by the website on your subsequent visits. The information stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing habits on the web page, or a unique identification number so that the website can “remember” you on your return visit. Generally speaking, cookies do not contain personal information from which you can be identified, unless you have furnished such information to the website.

Blackpool Credit Union uses cookies to collect information about visitors’ use of the website, including things like connection speed, operating system details, the time and duration visits and IP addresses. The information collected by cookies enables Blackpool Credit Union to understand the use of its site, including the number of visitors it has, the pages viewed per session, time exposed to particular pages etc. This in turn helps to provide visitors with a better experience. Blackpool Credit Union will not attempt to personally identify visitors from their IP addresses.

Cookies do not in any way compromise the security of your computer. Visitors can use most of the features on this website with no loss of functionality if cookies are disabled from the web browser.

Instruction to change Browser Settings to prevent use of cookies

Internet Explorer
• Go to the ‘Tools’ menu
• Click on ‘Internet Options’
• Click the ‘Security’ tab
• Highlight the ‘Internet’ zone (selected by default)
• Select security level ‘High’ for this zone
• Click on ‘OK’

Google Chrome
• Click the Chrome menu button, a button of 3 bold horizontal lines located to the right of the browser toolbar
• Select ‘Settings’
• Click ‘Show advanced settings’
• In the “Privacy” section, click the ‘Content settings button’
• In the “Cookies” section, click “Block Cookies by default”