Cookies Statement


What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are sent to and stored on your computer, smartphone, tablet or other device for accessing the Internet, whenever you visit a website or use on-line apps. The lifespan of some cookies varies in that some just last for the time that you spend website (sessional cookies) and some persist on your device for longer pre-set periods of time (persistent cookies). Cookies are also set on this website by third parties, please see Appendix A below for a full list. Not all cookies collect personal information about you. Please see description of what types of cookies are on the ILCU website. Please see Appendix A for a full list of cookies employed and what their purpose is and how long they persist.

What types of cookies do we use on the website and why

The website employs the following cookies.

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure area

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Lawful Basis allowing us to employ these cookies

In the case of certain cookies we are legally obliged to obtain your consent prior to setting these cookies. However not all cookies require consent to be provided before being set. Cookies which don’t require consent are those which are essential to delivering the service requested by the user of our website for example session cookies, authentication cookies (for the duration of the session,) and user security cookies. We are also required to give you certain information, as is described in this notice. Where consent is not required it is in our legitimate interest to place cookies in order that the site can function for security purposes.

How to manage your preferences and disable cookies?

To ensure your cookie settings are to your preference you should modify your personal browser preferences. More general information on cookies can be found on This includes information on how to disable cookies. For more information about how to manage cookies, including opting-out of different types of cookies please visit: You can also find more information about how to opt-out of targeting cookies by visiting:


What Cookies do we use?

The website employs a total of 4 cookies listed below.

  1. _gat – Google Analytics cookies to track users as they navigate the website and help improve the website’s usability.
  2. _ga – Google Analytics cookies to track users as they navigate the website and help improve the website’s usability.
  3. _gid – Google Analytics cookies to track users as they navigate the website and help improve the website’s usability.
  4. PHPSESSID – To store a the logged in user’s username and a 128bit encrypted key. This information is required to allow a user to stay logged in to a web site without needing to submit their username and password for each page visited. Without this cookie, a user is unable to proceed to areas of the web site that require authenticated access.