As part of a change in the law in May 2011 websites now have to make all users aware of what cookies they use and give users the ability to opt in/out. Chelseafc.com does this via both the information on this page and also via a dropdown information box that appears at the top of the site the first time you visit which will give you the opportunity to not give your consent.
IMPORTANT NOTE : cookies CANNOT access information stored elsewhere on your computer or cause any harm. They are not programs or software and are simply a plain text file. They also cannot be accessed by any other website other than the one that created it.
The types and function of the cookies we use are detailed below :
|Cookie type||What is stored||When/how you give your permission for their use|
|Registered user||Your registered user login details and whether you are logged into your account or not||When you login into your registered user account|
|The Shed||Your shed login details and whether you are logged in or out. Also any customisation settings you might have applied (backgrounds etc)||When you register/login into your Shed account|
|Omniture||Industry standard analytics that gives us statistics on how much traffic the website is getting||By having your web browser settings configured to not block them|
|Google analytics||Industry standard analytics that gives us statistics on how much traffic the website is getting||By having your web browser settings configured to not block them|
|Helios||Industry standard advert serving software. Helps us to improve and make more relevant the type of adverts you see.||By having your web browser settings configured to not block them|
You may delete and block all cookies from this site using the preferences of your browser if you so wish, but be aware parts of the site will no longer work if you do this.