Carterwood may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
1. What is a cookie?
A cookie is a piece of information in the form of a very small text file that is placed on an internet user’s hard drive. It is generated by a web page server, which is basically the computer that operates a web site. The information the cookie contains is set by the server and it can be used by that server whenever the user visits the site. A cookie can be thought of as an internet user’s identification card, which tell a website when the user has returned.
More information about cookies, how they work and how you can choose to manage them for your computer can be found at: http://www.aboutcookies.org/default.aspx
This website uses the following cookies;
2. 1st Party Cookies (i.e. Carterwood Cookies)
|PHPSESSID||Unique identifier for each browser session.
If you fill out our contact form, this cookie is used to check that the CAPTCHA code you type is correct.
This cookie is also used to take you back to the correct list page in the News section. For example, if you’re on page 2 of the News section and you click to view a news item, clicking the ‘Back to News’ link will take you back to page 2, rather than back to the beginning.
3. 3rd Party Cookies
|Supplier: Google Analytics|
|We use Google Analytics to gather website statistics. We don’t receive any information on individuals, but it helps us to understand things like which areas of our website are the most popular.
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|We use AddToAny to allow visitors to share Carterwood news items to their own social media profiles. We don’t receive any information on individuals.|
4. Changing your cookie preferences in your browser
For information on how to control and delete cookies, visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/
5. If you access the Carterwood Analytics portal through this website
The Carterwood Analytics online platform, which is accessed from the following weblink https://portal.carterwoodanalytics.co.uk and which is a paid subscription service, also makes use of the following 3rd party cookies:
|Supplier: Google Analytics|
|__ga||This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics – which is a significant update to Google’s more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.|
|mf_[session]||Session lifetime: A cookie for identifying the browser session.|
|mf_user||This cookie name is associated with Mouseflow analytics software for recording user interactions on a website. This is a unique user identifier cookie, with a reported lifespan of around 90 days.|
6. Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement and cookies policy applicable to the website in question.