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Privacy and Cookie Policy

Our privacy policy

We will not release any information provided by you on this site to third party companies or organisations.

Email newsletters from Mosaic are produced on an opt-in basis only. We are opposed to unsolicited commercial email and will never pass details onto any agencies.

Mosaic is part of Business in the Community which is registered with the Information Commissioner's Office for the purposes of the Data Protection Act. The registration number is Z9315854.

Our cookie policy

Cookies are files stored in your browser and are used by most websites to help personalise your web experience. Cookies are also known as HTTP cookies, web cookies, or browser cookies.

We may place a cookie in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain personal information, although it will enable us to relate your use of this website to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided.

A cookie cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other websites.

You can refuse cookies by not accepting them or by turning them off in your browser. If you have set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie.

Some mosaicnetwork.co.uk features and services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled.

Cookies used on the Mosaic site:

These are cookies that we use to help make the site work in the way that we want you to experience it. They include:

PHPSESSID – this cookie is used to make the most basic parts of the site work. It is placed automatically when you visit the site and is removed when you leave. It doesn’t send any data about you to anyone

Website tracking cookies
These are cookies that we use to see visits to the site and which pages they look at. We use this information to see how things are working and update and improve the site accordingly. They include:

_utma, _utmc, _utmb, _utmz – these cookies are used by the Google Analytics service we use to see which pages and parts of the site you visit and anonymously send these results to them. They do send data out but you cannot be identified from it.

Content sharing
This site uses cookies for AddThis, a tool that allows users to share this website’s content through a range of social media channels and email clients.

AddThis cookies include:

Psc, uid, uit, uvc - Although the AddThis cookies do no collect personally identifiable information about our users, it does collect general information that includes which web page you came from, which type of browser you are using, and your general geographic location. AddThis uses this information to provide analytics to help website owners that helps them better understand their visitors. AddThis also uses this information to help advertisers deliver more relevant ads. Mosaic however does not sell advertising space on this site.

View the full privacy policy for AddThis
Find out how to opt-out from AddThis data collection

For more information about Cookies, please see the Information Commissioner’s website home page.


To disable cookies please refer to instructions for your web browser.

Internet Explorer http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835
Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en-GB&answer=95647
Safari:  http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/5.0/en/9277.html (or http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677 for mobile versions)
Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Enabling%20and%20disabling%20cookies
Blackberries: http://docs.blackberry.com/en/smartphone_users/deliverables/2004/Turn_off_cookies_in_the_browser_60_1072866_11.jsp
Android:  http://support.google.com/mobile/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=169022
Opera:  http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/