This page contains the following information:-
- What is a cookie?
- Cookies we use
- Advise on how to manage Cookies
- Useful links
1. What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your device that allows websites to recognise and remember you. It is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive or tablet or mobile device. When you visit a websites it may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology, such as a tag, pixel, or other web beacon.
Understanding how you use our site or performance gathering information such as the pages you visit the technology you use to help us to analyse how our site is being used and how visitors visit our site, we use Google Analytic cookies to do this. Theses cookies are often called first-party cookies. Google have a product called "Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on" information can be found here. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, page.
We use functionality cookies that remember you have click on the message (normally at the bottom of our site) that makes you aware that we are using cookies, these are also first-party cookies.
3. Cookies we use
- Is a analytic cookie installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
_gid - Is a analytic cookie installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytic report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.
_gat_gtag_UA_ - Is Google basic general universal cookie.
4. Basic Advise to Manage Cookies
These setting are usually found the "options" or "preferences" section of your browser. We have provided some links to popular browsers and we hope these will be helpful. Also look in the help section of your browser.
Please note these are correct at the time of publishing and may have changed, if in doubt please search for your brower cookie setting
Cookie settings in Edge
Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Chrome
Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS
Information on Google Analytics Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, page
5. Other Useful links
Microsoft Cookies Guide
All About Cookies
The Information Commissioner’s Office
If you would like to contact us about cookies please email call us on 01460 281225, or email