About Us

In 2011 the EU e-Privacy directive, often referred to as the 'Cookie Law', came into effect in the UK. Please find below details of our use of cookies on the BMA website:

Cookies are text files of information, downloaded to your computer or mobile device. The information is stored in the form of a small data file written to your hard drive.

Cookies contain information which enables us to personalise your use of our website and present you with relevant content. Access to the secure areas of our website is dependent upon the use of cookies.

Web browsers allow you to control the cookies websites serve to you, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them. Access one of the following links to find out how you can manage cookies on the web browser you use:

Google Chrome

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If you disable cookies on your computer or device, some of the features of our website may be unavailable to you.


How we use cookies

At the BMA, our primary use of cookies is to identify which web pages are accessed. This helps us to analyse and improve the navigation and content of the website.

We do this mostly through traffic log cookies and analytics services provided by Google Analytics and Comscore Sitestat.

We also use cookies tracked through Google Analytics to optimise our Google search rankings in order to help users find relevant content.