Cookie use policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file which is placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

We employ a number of cookies across our websites in order to enhance the user experience.

The cookies used on this website are:

Name of cookie


PHPSESSID and fe_typo_user

Used to tie information sent and saved to the server to the device which submitted the information. Typically used in multiple page forms to avoid the visitor from having to retype information when moving from one part of the form to another.

Google Analytics cookies: __utma

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.


Used for load balancing i.e. it ties the visitor to the specific server (amongst several back up/load balancers) which delivered content.


This cookie is used to dermine if you have accepted cookies.

All of the above cookies do not store personally identifiable information.

Third Party Cookies



_twitter_sess guest_id

YouTube cookies PREF


These are triggered and saved when a user clicks on the social media buttons found on the site and when they land on the respective social media site. It is likely more cookies will be generated but at that point, they are already outside the Howard League site.








We embed videos from our official YouTube channel. These cookies are triggered and saved when a user goes to a page where a YouTube video is embedded.

If you don't want to accept cookies and want to leave our website, please close your browser window.