Spitfire Association Website

Cookie Policy

This website, spitfireassociation.com (the "Website"), is operated by The Spitfire Association.

What are cookies?

Cookies are a small text files that are stored in your web browser that allows Spitfire Association or a third party to recognise you. Cookies can be used to collect, store and share bits of information about your activities across websites, including on Spitfire Association website.

Cookies might be used for the following purposes:

  • To enable certain functions
  • To provide analytics
  • To store your preferences
  • To enable ad delivery and behavioural advertising

Spitfire Association uses both session cookies and persistent cookies.

A session cookie is used to identify a particular visit to our Website. These cookies expire after a short time, or when you close your web browser after using our Website. We use these cookies to identify you during a single browsing session, such as to remember your site logon details, if you have logged in, or for any items held in your shopping cart.

A persistent cookie will remain on your devices for a set period of time specified in the cookie. We use these cookies where we need to identify you over a longer period of time. For example, we would use a persistent cookie if you asked to remain logged in to your member area.

In all cases, it is important for you to understand that all Spitfire Association cookies are simply a single, random string of characters. This string correlates to a record held securely within our database, containing Personally Identifiable Information previously provided by you. No Personally Identifiable Information is stored within cookies on your device.

Please read our privacy policy regarding your rights with respect to the Personally Identifiable Information held within our database.

How do third parties use cookies on the Spitfire Association Website?

Third party companies like analytics companies and ad networks generally use cookies to collect user information on an anonymous basis. They may use that information to build a profile of your activities on the Spitfire Association Website and other websites that you've visited. Our third party providers include, but is not limited to, Google, Facebok, Stripe, and their subsidiary companies e.g. Youtube. For more information on the cookie polucy of these companies, please review policies on their respective websites.

What are your cookies options?

If you don't like the idea of cookies or certain types of cookies, you can change your browser's settings to delete cookies that have already been set and to not accept new cookies. To learn more about how to do this, visit the help pages of your browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or do not accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

Where can I find more information about cookies?

For more specific information on how Spitfire Association uses cookies, please send your query via email to webeditor@spitfireassociation.com

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