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Use of Cookies

This page provides information about cookies and how they are used on our website.

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What are cookies and why are they used

Cookies are small text files that are stored on a visitor’s computer and enable information to be remembered by a website during a visitor’s current visit and in some cases are stored to be used on future visits to a particular website.

Depending on the web browsing program used cookies can be deleted or disabled but this may prevent you from using the website in the way you expected. 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.

How we use cookies

We do not use cookies to attempt to find out the identity of anyone visiting our website or to store any personal information about visitors. We only use cookies to help our site work as expected for visitors and to help us to maintain and develop our website by recording things such as the number of visitors via the use of a service called Google Analytics (more below).

What if you disable cookies when visiting our website.

In short:

• For anyone who is/has not logged into the site it should continue to work fine without cookies.
• However for anyone who needs to login or make bookings it will not.

For those reasons we would not recommend disabling cookies while visiting our website but should you wish to do so full details of the cookies that are in use and how to disable use of cookies are provided below.

Google Analytics

When someone visits our website we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

More information about how Google uses Analytics data is available at https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

How do I change my cookie settings?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, we would suggest the following reference sites:

The cookies used on our website are as follows. Note that depending on the pages you visit not all will be used.

COOKIES COMMENCING: PURPOSE
catAccCookies Cookie set by the UK cookie consent plugin to record that you accept the fact that the site uses cookies

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1P_JAR

These are used by Google Analytics to record anonymous visitor data.

The 1P_JAR cookie is used by Analytics for anonymous e-commerce conversion tracking.

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SSID

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NID

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These cookies are used by Google Maps to collect anonymised data relating to the use of Google Maps and how many users are using the maps.
IDE This cookie is used by Google as part of their Adwords services. It helps Google to tailor their ads for users.

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Used by Paypal as part of the payment process on our website. The _ga cookie is also included here as Paypal use Google Analytics for their own analytical data processing.

These cookies are session based and only last until the browser window is closed.

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Used by our website software to record information about your general geographic location (used to remember your time zone, for example). These are known as session cookies and are deleted when you leave the live.

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Used by our website software to temporarily store settings in the page(s) you are visiting to display the correct content for that page

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guest_id

personalization_id

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These cookies are used by Twitter when interacting with our Twitter social feed. It helps Twitter to identify users and link them to a Twitter account.

wfwaf_authcookie

Used by the website to authenticate user logon requests.

_lscache_vary

Used by the website to display the correct version of the website depending if a user is logged in.

 

If you have any other queries about our use of cookies then please feel free to contact us.

 

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