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Cookie Notice

Like many other websites, hsa.org.uk uses cookies and similar technologies.

What are cookies?

A cookie is just a simple text file which contains an identifier used to store basic information and settings relating to your device and preferences. To learn more about cookies, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

Cookies are really useful because they allow our website to ‘recognise’ you via your device and recall your settings and preferences from previous visits. This helps us in a number of ways, explained in the next section.

How does we use cookies?

The first time you visit our website via a particular device (eg your laptop or mobile), we will provide a clear on-screen notification about our cookies and give you the choice if you accept them, decline them or find out more.

If you accept cookies our website will place the relevant cookies on your device. The next time you visit the website, your device will check to find the relevant cookies and, if your device has them, it sends the cookie information back to the website.

Which types of cookie do we use?

The cookies we and our service providers are explained in the table below.





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Each time a user visits the website a new session ID is generated which allows the website to store information between page loads, such as keeping a user logged in, storing the items in a shopping cart etc.

Category: Analytics


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Google Analytics 4 is used to enables HSA to measure visits and engagement across our website.

Your right to manage cookies

If you would like to change your cookie preferences, please use the "More options" link provided in our cookie notification.

Most browsers allow you to manage the cookies saved on your device. If you don’t want to receive cookies, you can set your browser to notify you when you receive one, then choose to decline it. You can also clear your cache at any time you wish. For more information you may wish to check the cookie controls in your browser.

If you have questions

If you have any questions about this Cookie Statement or would like to contact us about any other matter, you can contact us by:

·       Email –  info@hsa.org.uk

·       Telephone – +44 (0)1582 831919

·       Post – HSA, The Old School, Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead, Herts AL4 8AN, UK. Please mark your correspondence for the attention of the Administration Office

Last updated: November 2023

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