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So that you can continue accessing exclusive and official club content, from 26th May 2012, we need to ensure that you have provided your consent to store the below cookies on your computer. You provide us with your consent to store cookies on your computer by entering the site. Your consent will last until (i) you delete all cookies from your computer (following which you will re-consent to accepting cookies the next time your visit the site) or (ii) the launch of the club’s new website when a new consent will be obtained.

Please take a moment to read this Cookie Policy set out below. References to “we”, “us” and “our” in this policy are references to Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club Limited whose registered office is at Maria House, 35 Millers Road, Brighton BN1 5NP and whose contact address is at American Express Community Stadium, Village Way, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 9BL, or to FL Interactive Limited (Company Number: 04112553) c/o The Football League Limited Unit 5B Edward VII Quay, Navigation Way, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2YF (“FL”). We may however appoint third parties to store and process your information on our behalf relating to the use of cookies.

Protecting your privacy is very important to us. This Cookies Policy explains our practices. If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to how we process your information please contact us using the details below.

We reserve the right to change the terms of this Cookies Policy from time to time and your continued use of the Website will be deemed to be acceptance of amendments we make. This Cookies Policy was last updated on 5 July 2012.

1. What information do we collect about you using cookies?

We and/or FL may use “cookies” to collect information about how you use the Website. This information is used to produce statistical reports on website activity and allows us to tailor the Website to suit your interests.

A cookie is a small amount of data sent from the server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Most web browsers are automatically set up to accept cookies, but you can set your browser to refuse cookies or ask your browser to show you where a cookie has been set up. Please note that certain features of this Website are only activated by the presence of a cookie and if you choose to refuse cookies these features may not be available to you.

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Cookies we have present on our site:

Cookie name

Example cookie value



PHPSESSID ea9ff262d06f7ffd0000000f7aaaaaaa Allows the website to distinguish your visit to the website from others' On browser close
basket_id123Allows the website to know what is in your basket60 days
mailId123Tracks to see which email campaign you came from (if applicable)30 Days
login123Tracks to see if you are logged in to the website (if applicable)30 Days
_ga GA1.2.00000.000000 Google Analytics - This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. 24 months
_gid GA1.2.00000.000000 Google Analytics - Store and update a unique value for each page visited. 24 hours

2. How will we use your information collected from using cookies?

Primarily we will use the cookie information we collect about you to send you information you have requested, create a membership profile for you (allowing us to provide a personalised service when you visit the Website), assist in the provision of products and services to you and to enable us to review and improve the products or services offered to you.

3. When does this Cookie Policy not apply?

This Cookie Policy only applies to the collection of cookie information by us and/or FL and those whom we authorise. It does not cover third party sites to which we provide links, nor does it cover advertisers and content partners within our service who may also collect your personal information. If you link to third party websites from this Website you should read their privacy policies and terms of use carefully.

If you place personal details on any publicly accessible page (for example on a message board) then this data will not be treated as confidential.

4. Contacting us

Please contact us using the details below if you have any questions about our Cookies Policy or the information we hold about you:


Address: Data Protection Compliance Officer, Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club Ltd, American Express Community Stadium, Village Way, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 9BL