Cookies are small files stored on your computer by websites that you visit.

When you visit Portsdown U3A we use a third-party service – Google Analytics – to collect details about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and this helps us improve the website.

The information sent to Google is processed in a way that does not identify anyone. This is achieved by removing the last octet of the user’s IP address prior to its use and storage. Click here for more Information on Google Analytics and details on the cookies they use.

There are three other cookies that Portsdown U3A might store on your computer – one is used to navigate around the website and is removed when you leave the website. One is used for the map on the About-Us page and one for the Cookie Notice to stop the notice being displayed again until the cookie expires in 1 month.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. Consult your browser help files for details if you want to change the settings.

We also have security protecting our website and this may collect, and if necessary block, the IP addresses of visitors for the purposes of protecting our website against attack.