Collect broad geographic information on our site visitors. We do not link IP addresses to personally identifiable information, which means that none of the information can be traced to an individual - we do not know who you are as a unique user, merely that there are a certain number of people using the site. We only collect data that relates to what goes on in the BMS site and the information cannot be used for marketing on an individual basis.
- Collect generic usage statistics of our site
- Track visitor preferences
- Improve and update our site
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Please be aware however, that if you disable cookies you may not be able to log into the secure area of our site, and your navigation of our site may be less enjoyable. You can find out how to manage cookies on Microsoft’s website www.microsoft.com
We do not as a general rule pass on your information to third parties, however, we do use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of this site. Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. BMS use Google Analytics to optimise this site and improve the service we provide to our visitors. More information about how to reject or delete this cookie may be found here: http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html