Cookies are small files which typically consist of letters and numbers which are placed on your end device when you visit our website.  Some cookies are necessary for the website to function, others are used by the organisation to track usage of the website to further optimise the website.  Here is some further information as to the types of cookies used on this website.

Session cookies

Session cookies are stored temporarily during a browsing session and are deleted from the user’s device when the browser is closed.  This is an essential cookie, and it stores session values related to the user login.

Permanent cookies

This type of cookie is saved on your computer for a fixed period and is not deleted when the browser is closed.  For example, if you use the "remember me" option when logging in, a permanent cookie is set.

How do I change my cookie settings?

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This policy should not be construed as a contractual undertaking.  The Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine reserves the right to review and amend this at any time without notice and you should therefore re-visit this webpage from time to time.