Privacy Policy

As a user of the website

Personal data (eg name, email address) is not stored or captured through the ARC website without the prior knowledge and consent of users. We will ensure that all personal data supplied is held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. 

Continuous logs are maintained of web server activity. These log files include the details of your IP address, browser type, page last visited etc. Log files are used to analyse usage of the ARC website, and are kept in an anonymised form. For more information on the Google Analytics logging system that we use, please see this page maintained by Google.


Cookies are small files stored on a user's computer by websites with the purpose of recording information. Recent law has required site owners to declare the cookies used by their websites and to allow users to control which cookies are set.

  • No personal information is stored by cookies on the ARC website
  • Your movements are not tracked for the purposes of advertising
  • Information is not transferred from the ARC website to third party websites

Cookies in use:

The Google Analytics sevice will store cookies on your computer. This records non-personally identifiable information that helps us observe visitor numbers and see what areas of our website are popular. For a breakdown of what cookies Google Analytics uses, please see this page on the Google website.

Cookies may be set by social networks through user's interactions with YouTube videos embedded in the AUA website, or through the ShareThis service we use to allow users to share content on social network.

Some parts of The ARC website such as the members' area use cookies for convenience purposes (eg to save the user from having to re-enter their details each time they access the members' area).

Further information about cookies and how to adjust your browser's settings to not accept cookies may be found at (an external website).

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