The Edinburgh Convention Bureau's (ECB) website uses Google Analytics to help analyse how users use the site. This analytical tool uses 'cookies', which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for the ECB.
The ECB will not (and will never allow any third party) to use this statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any personally identifiable information of visitors to our site. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source as part of our use of the Google statistical analytics tool. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither the ECB nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user.
Disabling and enabling cookies
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings on your web browser. For the latest information on how to do so please contact the vendor of your chosen web browser or consult the applications help file.
If you are using Microsoft Windows you can delete cookies folllowing these steps:
1. open ‘Windows Explorer';
2. click on the ‘Search’ button on the tool bar;
3. type ‘cookie’ into the search box for ‘Folders and files’;
4. select ‘My computer’ in the ’Look in’ box;
5. click ‘Search now’;
6. double click on the folders that are found;
7. select any cookie file; and then
8. use the ‘Delete’ button on your keyboard to remove any cookies.
The ECB Websites are www.conventionedinburgh.com & www.meetingedinburgh.com