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Website & Cookie Policy

Privacy Policy

The society’s website is primarily designed to provide information to visitors about the scope and activities of the society, and does not seek to glean information about visitors themselves. Details of the society’s activities are recorded on the web site, which includes photographs of these activities. In attending such events it is possible that you may be included in such a photograph. If any of the society’s pages contains photos with images of any person who does not wish to be included then please contact the web master. Although the site is geared to provide information to visitors and does not seek to obtain or store personal data, the site is SSL certified and so all traffic is encrypted for maximum protection. The site is not involved with any payment activity such as for membership and no financial data of any form is stored on the site. The society’s website contains links to other websites., and the WCS is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of personal information that are received and collected and how that information is used.

Cookies & Log Files

The society’s site uses cookies to store information on your computer. Cookies have a number of different uses, some are essential to make the site work effectively such as to navigate between pages. Others anonymously track visitors to identify which of the content is most used and so helps us to improve by providing insight into how the site is being used. If you disable or block all or some of these cookies, you may lose some features and functionality of the website. By using the site you accept the terms of this Private Policy. Like the majority of websites, log files are used to provide visitor traffic information such as when, from where, and visit frequency, which includes:

  • Internet Protocol addresses (IP)

  • Browser used

  • Internet Service Provider (ISP)

  • Date and time of visit

  • Referring and exit pages

  • Number of clicks


In utilising these cookies, no personally identifiable data are collected. There is no advertising hosted on the society’s site. Note that other third-party advertisers may place and read cookies on your browser (while viewing the society’s site) to collect information - the society’s site has no control on such cookies. You should review the respective privacy policies on any and all third-party ad servers for more information regarding their practices and how to optout.

Disabling Cookies on the Site

On accessing the society’s site, a message notifies visitors of the use of cookies – indeed a cookie is used to flag this notice. In continuing to use the site and/or by accepting the applicable terms and conditions to the site, you are agreeing to the use of this and other cookies listed, and tracking technology. The cookies for any site may be disabled through the web browser options, and to learn how to do so when using different browsers then go to this site

Also you may wish to install an ad-blocker on your browser to remove third party adverts and their cookies. To do so, google “ad-blocker” for advice on how to install these extensions.

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