A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive.
Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.
Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual.
The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
There are two main kinds of cookies: “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies.
Session cookies only last for the duration of users using the website and are deleted from your computer when you close your browser,
whereas persistent cookies outlast user sessions and remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.
Cookies on this Website
We use Session Cookies and Persistent Cookies on this website.
- to improve the website’s usability
- to administer this website
Our Content Management System sets a cookie at the beginning of each visit to the site.
This is primarily for administrative users, to enable them to login and modify and add content.
It also gives us an indication of how many visits a particular page receives.
The data is anonymous, and does not track your progress through the site. When leaving the site, the cookie is deleted.
Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, a cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure.
In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.
This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Third Party Cookies
We also use third party cookies.
We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website.
Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers.
The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website.
Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies.
You can find out more about how cookies work, ad how to manage them at allaboutcookies.org
This website cookies policy template is based on a free document supplied by The Legal Stop Limited through its website www.thelegalstop.co.uk