The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 (the Regulations) cover the
user’s equipment such as their computer or mobile.
A cookie is a small file, typically of letters and numbers, downloaded on to a device when the user
accesses certain websites. Cookies are then sent back to originating website on each subsequent visit.
Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize a user’s device. The Regulations apply to
cookies and also to similar technologies for storing information. For more information see: http://www.allaboutcookies.org
Web “Cookies” are also used within myGEAerospace. Session cookies are used to establish the ability to access
myGEAerospace after logging into the website and are used to identify and maintain the user session within myGEAerospace. A
third cookie is used to ensure a secure third-party can collect the user data as indicated above.