The use of cookies is industry standard and you’ll find them used most web sites. Cookies are pieces of information that a web site transfers to an individual’s hard drive to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information.

The Lethbridge site uses cookies, a cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we put on your computer. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users to the website which helps us provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site and to compile statistical reports on website activity.

The cookies we use are ‘analytical’ cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they’re using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by making sure users are finding what they need easily.

Lethbridge never uses cookies to retrieve information from your computer that was not originally sent in a cookie and we do not use information transferred through cookies for any promotional or marketing purposes, nor is that information shared with any third parties whatsoever.

Most common web browsers today, such as Firefox and Internet Explorer, allow you to modify your settings to block cookies entirely, alert you every time they are being sent, or allow their use by only those web sites you choose. You can also delete cookies that are currently stored on your computer’s hard drive. To do this within Firefox or Internet Explorer, go to Tools, then Options or Internet Options, and then choose the Privacy tab to make your selections. If you choose to disable cookies, certain features on the website may not be available or work properly. Also, please note that if you disable/delete all cookies stored on your computer, you will have also disabled the cookies that are used by NAI to help prevent you from receiving unwanted advertising from third party ad networks. If you do not want this to happen, please make sure not to disable/delete the NAI cookie or add NAI to the approved list of sites from whom you allow/accept cookies. Through the use of web logs or log files, Lethbridge may also gather information such as the date, time, browser type, navigation history, and IP address of all visitors to the Site.

For more information on cookies visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.