How we use cookies

The ALCS website uses necessary ‘functionality cookies’ to make the website work correctly and more efficiently.

Which cookies do we use?

Necessary cookies

The necessary cookies that our site uses are:

– cookie_consent: to record which cookies the user allows

– alcs & alcs.session_id: to keep users logged-in to the members’ area

All the cookies on our site, are listed below.


Cookies Name Purpose
Cookie preference cookie_consent This cookie is used to record a user’s choice about cookies on
Session alcs
These cookies are used to keep users logged-in to the members’ area.
Universal Analytics
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.

Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data




These cookies are used in pages with embedded YouTube videos. They are used by YouTube to detect and resolve problems with the service, and to remember user input and associate a user’s actions.
TypeForm __cf_bm  

This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.

attribution_user_id This cookie is used in context with the website’s pop-up questionnaires and messengering. The data is used for statistical or marketing purposes.

How can I switch off cookies?

You can switch off analytics cookies (which aren’t necessary to the functioning of the site) using the cookie banner that appears when you use the site.

You can disable necessary cookies through most internet browsers, however this will impact the way in which the website works.

Instructions on how to disable cookies on the most common browsers are listed below: