What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files a website may put on your computer or mobile device. Cookies help the website to recognise you the next time you visit. They help us to remember your preferences and track website usage.

Which cookies are used?

RDA manages several websites, including MyRDA, the majority of which use cookies for analytical and functional reasons. We do not use cookies for displaying adverts or for collecting personal data about you, other than your ‘username’ in certain cases.

Name Expiration Purpose Status


Up to 2 Years Google Analytics [Anonymised IP] to track website usage and performance Optional


11 months Checks if you have visited the site previously, to determine if you should see the Cookie Consent message. Consent settings for different categories of cookies are maintained. Required
Note: if a cookie is marked as being ‘Required’, blocking that cookie may prevent the site from functioning correctly. 
MyRDA provides links to services from sites such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, which may add cookies to your computer. MyRDA does not manage these cookies and you should check with the relevant website to determine their policies. Many of these sites are based outside of the UK, where cookie regulations may be different. If you wish to block cookies from these websites you can use various browser tools, plugins and extensions to help you do so.
Page Last Updated: June 19, 2022