Cookie policy

In 2011 the EU e-Privacy directive, often referred to as the 'Cookie Law', came into effect in the UK. Please find below details of our use of cookies on the BMA website.

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To change your settings you can manage cookies.

Manage cookies

Cookies are text files of information, downloaded to your computer or mobile device. The information is stored in the form of a small data file written to your hard drive. These contain information which enables us to personalise your use of our website and present you with relevant content.

Access to the secure areas of the website is dependent upon the use of cookies.

Cookies also enable us to analyse and improve the navigation and content of the website. Most browsers allow the user to control the cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them. If you disable cookies on your computer or device, some of the features of our website may be unavailable to you.

At the BMA, our primary use of cookies is to identify which web pages are accessed. This helps us to analyse and improve the navigation and content of the website.

We do this mostly through traffic log cookies and analytics services provided by Google Analytics and Comscore Sitestat.

We also use cookies tracked through Google Analytics to optimise our Google search rankings in order to help users find relevant content.

We have conducted an audit of the cookies used on the new BMA website using the Attacat cookie audit tool. We browsed a number of pages on the site to build up an accurate list of cookies used.


Cookies used in the BMA website

The table below describes the cookies being used in the website now. As the website develops, cookie usage may change and this list will change - we will update this page to include any changes: