2.1This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (http://www.seqlegal.com).
- About cookies
3.1A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
3.2Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
3.3Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
3.4Cookies can be used by web servers to identity and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.
- Our cookies
4.1We use [only session cookies / only persistent cookies / both session and persistent cookies] on our website.
4.2The names of the cookies that we use on our website, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:
(a)we use [cookie name] on our website to [recognise a computer when a user visits the website / track users as they navigate the website / enable the use of a shopping cart on the website / improve the website’s usability / analyse the use of the website / administer the website / prevent fraud and improve the security of the website / personalise the website for each user /
- Analytics cookies
5.1We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website.
5.2Our analytics service provider generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies.
5.3The analytics cookies used by our website have the following names: [_utma, _utmb, _utmc and _utmz]
5.4The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.
- Third party cookies
6.1Our website also uses third party cookies.
- Blocking cookies
7.1Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:
(a)in Internet Explorer (version 10) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and then “Advanced”;
(b)in Firefox (version 24) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”; and
(c)in Chrome (version 29), you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Content settings”, and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.
7.2Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
7.3[If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.]
- Deleting cookies
8.1You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:
(a)in Internet Explorer (version 10), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835);
(b)in Firefox (version 24), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”, then selecting “Use custom settings for history”, clicking “Show Cookies”, and then clicking “Remove All Cookies”; and
(c)in Chrome (version 29), you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Clear browsing data”, and then selecting “Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data”.
8.2Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
- Cookie preferences
- Our details
10.1This website is owned and operated by [Emma Brassfield].
10.2[We are registered in [England and Wales], and our registered office is at 77 Melbourne Road, Bushey, Herts, WD23 3LZ
10.4You can contact us by writing to the business address given above, by using our website contact form, by email to [firstname.lastname@example.org] or by telephone on 07769 722878.