Cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website.

This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive or browser.

The British Horseracing Authority uses the following cookies:

• Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
• Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Some features used on this website may involve a cookie being sent to your computer by a third party. For example, if you view or listen to any embedded audio or video content you may be sent cookies from the site where the embedded content is hosted. Likewise, if you share any content on this website through social networks (for example by clicking a Facebook “like” button or a “Tweet” button) you may be sent cookies from these websites. We do not control the setting of these cookies so please check the websites of these third parties for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name Purpose
·         _utma This cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining to the cookie, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.
·         _utmb This cookie takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters a site.
·         _utmc This cookie takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves a site.
·         _utmz This cookie keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine you used, what link you clicked on, what keyword you used, and where they were in the world when you accessed a website.
·         bha-ie-test This cookie checks that the Internet Explorer version you are using is up-to-date.
·         catAccCookies This cookies is used to record cookie that you accept the fact that the site uses cookies.
·         D_HID This cookie is an identifier to protect the content on our website and allow us to improve the content on the website.
·         D_IID This cookie is an identifier to protect the content on our website and allow us to improve the content on the website.
·         D_SID This cookie is an identifier to protect the content on our website and allow us to improve the content on the website.
·         D_UID This cookie is an identifier to protect the content on our website and allow us to improve the content on the website.
·         D_ZID This cookie is an identifier to protect the content on our website and allow us to improve the content on the website.
·         D_ZUID This cookie is an identifier to protect the content on our website and allow us to improve the content on the website.