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Aikido Mon's Cookie policy

How cookies are used

Cookies are small data text files that are placed on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies help to make websites work efficiently and provide us with information about how our website is used.

You should read this Policy so you can understand what type of cookies we use, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used. It also describes the choices available to you regarding accepting or declining the use of cookies. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

What are first and third party cookies?

Cookies can be created by different parties. If the cookie is set by our site it is a first party cookie.

If it comes from another site it is a third-party cookie provided by external services such as social media or analytical. For example Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Google. These cookies are specific to the third parties own site domain. The data stored in them are managed by the third party, not us. We cannot accept any liability for the third party's compliance with its legal obligations.

Cookies may be temporary or more permanent :-

Session cookies are temporary cookies that are used during the course of your visit to the Website, and they expire and are deleted when you close your web browser. Our site doesn't use this type directly.

Persistent cookies are used to remember your preferences within our Website for multiple repeat visits and remain on your computer or mobile device even after you close your browser or restart your computer. Cookies may be set by our Website ("first-party cookies"), or by third parties, such as those who serve content or provide advertising or analytics services on the website ("third party cookies"). These third parties cookies can recognize you when you visit websites. They have expiry dates.

What type of cookies do we use?

Strictly Necessary cookies These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They would include remembering selections and preferences that you've already made or information that you've already given. They can be session cookies as well as persistent cookies.

Site Preferences These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This could enable us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences. We don't use this type of cookie.

Analytical cookies They allow recognition and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

These cookies do not contain personal information such as names and email addresses. In our case third party cookies could come from Google Analytics scripts. You can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites by visiting

Marketing & Social Media cookies We don't use advertising directly on our site. We don't collect or share any personally identifiable information from the user. Third-party cookies come from social media sites (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube & LinkedIn) come about from provision Like / Share / Follow buttons to allow integration for you. These buttons/services can use cookies when they visit our Website by using a tagging mechanism provided by those social networks.

Their cookies are also used for event tracking and remarketing purposes. Any data collected with these tags are used in accordance with the social networks' own privacy policies.

Managing cookies?

If you don't like the idea of cookies or certain types of cookies, you can change your own browser's settings to delete cookies that have already been set and to refuse new cookies. To learn more about how to do this or to learn more about cookies, visit or

Please note that if you delete cookies or do not accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features on Websites

On visiting our website for the first time – you are presented with a pop-up :

"Accept Cookies & Privacy Policy

There are cookies used on this site, to ensure you get the best experience. We use Strictly Necessary cookies to make our site work. We also have other cookie categories that you can enable. You may 'Customise Cookies' any time. Information about the cookies we use and about 'Privacy', see our policy page"

The 'Customise cookie' button allows you to accept the use of various types of cookies other than 'Strictly Necessary' should you wish to. By clicking on the white option square a blue tick appears to signify an opt in – your consent. The 'Accept Cookies' button applies the choices made if any.

Should you wish to change your choice you can find a link in the footer of any page 'Cookie Settings' that calls back the popup allowing you to change your mind. (Or click here)

Aikido Mon's website only uses the following cookie categories:- Strictly Necessary & Marketing/Social Media

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.


Cookie Name Purpose
Cookie preference CookieControlAM This cookie is used to remember a user's choice about cookies on Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user's preference will be stored in this cookie. This is the only First party used on the website.

Expires after just over a year.   (Strictly Necessary)
Facebook Various
Follow us, Share (Add this)
Facebook cookies: reg_ext_ref,
We use Facebook services to display the timeline from Aikido Mon's Facebook account and allow people using Aikido Mon's website to utilise Facebook features such as Like / Recommend or share our content. These cookies track registration effectiveness by recording how the user came to Facebook and are set when the browser is either not a Facebook user or is not logged in to Facebook. Further details re their cookies can be found here

(Marketing & Social Media)
YouTube cookies PREF*
We embed videos from YouTube using their privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. Read more at YouTube's embedding videos information page.

PREF - * Expires after eight months
VSC - * expires at the end of your session
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE - *expires after eight months
remote_sid - * expires at the end of your session

(Marketing & Social Media)

Contacting us

If you would like to contact us to understand more about this Policy or wish to contact us concerning any matter relating to our use of cookies, you may email us.

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