Birmingham Airport does not collect any personal data through cookies.  The only cookies used by this site are recorded per session for the operation of the website and for analytics in order to optimise the consumer experience on the website.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website.  Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping basket or e-billing, cannot be provided.
An example of a strictly necessary cookie is the ASP.NET Session ID.
Performance Cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages.  These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor.  All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.  It is only used to improve how a website works.
An example of a performance cookie is Google Analytics.
Cookies for this site
Google Analytics
The names for these cookies are __utma, __utmb, __utmc and __utmz.
The Google Analytics cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use the website.  This information is collected anonymously and used to report on the number of visitors to the site, where they have come from, and the pages they have visited.
The __utma cookie is used to identify unique visitors to the site.
The __utmb cookie is used to determine the length of a user's session on the site.  Each time you visit a new page on the site the cookie is set to expire within thirty minutes.
The __utmc cookie works alongside the __utmb cookie to determine whether a new session should be created, or whether the same user can continue to use the same session as before (ie if a user closes their browser and returns within thirty minutes).
The __utmz cookie determines the source of a user session, whether they came from a search engine, an email campagin or an external site.
We class the Google Analytics cookies as Performance Cookies.
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ASP.NET Session
The name used for this cookie is ASP.NET Session ID.
This cookie is set automatically when a user connects to an ASP.NET application (in this instance, the Birmingham Airport website).  It expires when the browser window closes.  The cookie provides a mechanism for persisting information between ASP.NET web pages.
We class the ASP.NET Session cookie as a Strictly Necessary Cookie.
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Click Density
The name used for this cookie is CD Session ID.
This cookie collects user information anonymously to build reports in the form of heat maps.  These heat maps are used to determine what areas of the site are viewed and used most by visitors.
We class the ClickDensity cookie as a Performance Cookie.
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To delete Cookies
You can configure your web browser to delete cookies.  In IE browser versions select 'safety' on the command bar in your internet browser window.  You can then select 'delete browsing history' and choose to delete cookies.  For other browsers search 'tools' and 'options' for cookies and clear browsing history.

Birmingham Airport is committed to protecting your privacy and the safety of your personal data.  Birmingham Airport is committed to fulfilling its obligations under current legislation.
Any personal information that you provide to us will be held securely and will not be passed onto other parties.
This privacy statement only applies to the Birmingham Airport website ( and not to any third party sites for which links may be provided on this website.
We will not transfer your information outside the European Economic Area, although we have no control over the route that the data will travel between your computer and our host website.

Birmingham Airport Cookie Policy

We use cookies to ensure we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the Birmingham Airport website. If you would like to, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more