Cookie Policy




In this Cookies Statement, "We", "Us" and "Our" mean the Society of Radiographers Limited, registered in England and Wales, company number 00169483, and the College of Radiographers, registered charity in England and Wales, charity number 272505. Our registered office is 207 Providence Square, London SE1 2EW. When we refer to Our websites we are referring to any website in the domain, the website and

What are cookies?

Cookies are one of the building blocks of most websites. These small text files on users’ computers allow websites to store information. Cookies allow websites to remember that a user is logged in, what they have added to their shopping basket and the current ‘state’ of a webpage. They are also used to produce targeted advertising based on users’ behaviour and power statistics packages such as Google Analytics.

Our use of cookies

We may use cookies to deliver a better and more personalised interaction. They enable Us to recognise you when you return to Our websites and store information about your preferences. We use them to remember that you are logged in after you enter your username and password and then navigate to a different page. They also enable Us to generate statistics about the number of visitors We have and how they use our websites and the internet. For more information about how We use cookies please see the Definition of Cookies and their function section below.

Managing cookies

You can set your browser to reject Our cookies if you wish, but this might restrict your use of our and other websites. For instructions on deleting or controlling cookies please consult your browser help section or see

Definition of cookies and their function

i. Session cookies

These are temporary cookie files, which are erased when you close your browser. They are used to store your browsing information while you are using Our websites and will be active until you leave the website and close your browser.

ii. Persistent cookies

Persistent cookies help Us remember your information and settings for any future visits. This results in faster and more convenient access. On your first visit, the website is presented in default mode. During your visit, you select your preferences and these preferences are remembered, through the use of the persistent cookie, for the next time you visit the website. A persistent cookie enables a website to remember you on subsequent visits, speeding up or enhancing your experience of services or functions offered.

iii. Kentico specific - session cookies

These types of cookies are placed by Our website management software Kentico to remember whether your browser has JavaScript enabled.

iv. Kentico specific - persistent cookies

These types of cookies are placed by our website management software Kentico to remember your display preferences.

v. Google Analytics (3rd party) cookies

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use Our websites. We use the information to compile reports and to help improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.

vi. Google Ads

Google Ad Manager uses a cookie to be able to manage the frequency you see each advert.

vi. JavaScript code that sets cookies

JavaScript code can also be used to set cookies. These uses of cookies can be conditional, e.g. only activated when the user clicks on a particular page item or performs a particular action, or they can be set as soon as a page is visited.

vii. Flash movies

Local Shared Objects, commonly known as "Flash Cookies", are data that is stored on users' computers by Adobe Flash Player. Their effect is very similar to that of browser cookies.

viii. Third party cookies

To improve your experience of using Our website, we sometimes embed content or functionality from third party websites. Pages with this embedded content may present cookies from these websites. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these. Examples of such third party cookies are:

APT: We use APT as our membership database solution. Whenever our members join online or update their membership records a session cookie will be created in the process.
The APT privacy statement can be found here.

Cvent: We use Cvent to help us manage events from sign up to event hosting. Our members will visit a Cvent hosted web page when registering for an event and a session cookie will be created in the process. The Cvent cookies policy can be found here.

Elsevier: We work with Elsevier to publish the Radiography journal. When accessing Radiography journal articles from our website a session cookie will be created.
The Elsevier cookies policy can be found here.

Facebook: We use Facebook functionality to enable you to ‘Like’ content on our websites. Navigating to pages with this functionality may embed a cookie on your computer. Additionally, if you are already logged into Facebook then Facebook will know that you have visited our website.
The Facebook privacy policy can be found here.

HotJar: We use HotJar in projects that help improve User interactions with the site.
The HotJar cookie policy can be found here.

LinkedIn: We use LinkedIn functionality to allow you to easily share links to our content. Navigating to pages with this functionality may embed a cookie on your computer.
The LinkedIn privacy policy can be found here.

MessageFocus: We use MessageFocus functionality to improve your experience of accessing our website content through e-mails you will have received from us. A cookie may be embedded on your computer from accessing our website through your e-mail.
Adestra operates MessageFocus and you can find their privacy policy here.

Shopify: We use Shopify to facilitate sign up to certain events. Our members will visit a Shopify hosted web page to register for an event and a session cookie will be created in the process.
The Shopify cookies policy can be found here.

Twitter: We use Twitter functionality to allow you to easily tweet links to our content. Navigating to pages with this functionality may embed a cookie on your computer.
The Twitter privacy policy can be found here.

YouTube: Clicking on an embedded YouTube video may set a cookie on your computer, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.
To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page.

Other websites

Please note we also include links to other websites which provide functionality on our behalf e.g. our online shop. Please check the privacy policy of these providers if you use this functionality.

Updates to this statement

We may revise this Cookies Statement at any time by amending this page. You must check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes We make, as they are binding on you (save that the changes will not apply in respect of personal data already collected about you unless the changes give you extra rights

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