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How We Use Cookies

The Midland Railway Trust Ltd. is a company registered in England No.1097382 and as a charitable trust No. 502278.
The Retail, Catering and Engineering operations are operated by the Midland Railway Enterprises plc, a subsidiary company of the Midland Railway Trust Ltd.

This Cookies Statement sets out how Midland Railway Trust uses cookies when you use this website. This Statement addresses the new EU cookie law (e-Privacy Directive).The law which applies to how you use cookies and similar technologies for storing information on a user’s equipment such as their computer or mobile device changed on 26 May 2011.

Whilst we have always been open with our website users and have included information about how we use cookies in our Privacy Policy this is no longer sufficient to address the requirements of the e-Privacy Directive. It is now a requirement that we set out in a specific manner the way in which we use cookies for our website users. This is still incorporated within our overall Privacy Policy which should be read in conjunction with this Cookies Statement but is specifically set out below in line with the requirements of the EU Privacy Directive.

What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive. It enables our website to identify your computer as you view different pages on our website. Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order to present content, options or functions that are specific to you. They also enable us to see information such as how many people use the website and what pages they tend to visit.

How we use cookies:
We may use cookies to:

• Analyse our web traffic using an analytics package. Aggregated usage data helps us to improve the website structure, design, content and functions.
• Identify whether you are signed in to our website. A cookie allows us to check whether you are signed in to the site.
• Test content on our website. For example, 50% of our users might see one piece of content, the other 50% a different piece of content.
• Store information about your preferences. The website can then present you with information you will find more relevant and interesting.
• To recognise when you return to our website. We may show your relevant content, or provide functionality you used previously.

Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or any information about you other than that which you choose to share with us.

Controlling cookies:
You can use your web browser’s cookie settings to determine how our website uses cookies. If you do not want our website to store cookies on your computer or device, you should set your web browser to refuse cookies. However, please note that doing this may affect how our website functions. Some pages and services may become unavailable to you. Unless you have changed your browser to refuse cookies, our website will issue cookies when you visit it.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Other Important Documentation
Our Cookies Statement should be read in conjunction with the following key documents relating to our website, your usage as a visitor or as a representative of Midland Railway Trust: WEBSITE USAGE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, WEBSITE DISCLAIMER, COPYRIGHT NOTICE and any similar documents that may be provided from time to time.

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