Cookie Policy

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What are cookies?

Cookies, are tiny text files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies.

If you wish, you can usually adjust your browser so that your computer does not accept cookies. If you do this, you may not be able to access certain areas of the website. Alternatively you can adjust your browser to tell you when a website tries to put a cookie on your computer.

There are two  types of cookie:

  • Persistent cookies remain on a user’s device for a set period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.
  • Session cookies are temporary. They allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on Cookies.


How we use cookies

We use cookies for the following activities:

Account related cookies

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for during the signup process. These cookies will be deleted when you end your session by closing your browser.

Login related cookies

If you register with us and subsequently log in to your account we will use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are removed when you end your session to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

Registration processing related cookies

This site offers meetings registrations and payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.

Third party cookies – Virtual Exhibition Stands

We only use third party cookies for visitors to sponsor exhibition stands – the sponsor areas are clearly marked and require consent to enter.  Each virtual exhibition stand utilises analytical cookies so we can feed back statistics to each sponsor regarding the behaviour of visitors to their stand.  This also includes views of any embedded videos within an exhibition stand.

If you need any further information regarding our cookie use please contact us




Hartley Taylor Medical Communications Ltd
2, St George’s Court | St George’s Park
Kirkham | PR4 2EF