Carterwood Limited (company number 06235762) and Carterwood Analytics Limited (company number 11031732) are a group of companies, Carterwood Analytics Limited being a wholly owned subsidiary of Carterwood Limited, and for the purposes only of this Cookie Policy are together referred to as the “Carterwood Group”.  Both companies have their registered office at Future Space, UWE North Gate, Filton Road, Stoke Gifford, Bristol, BS34 8RB. Our main trading address is at Future Space, UWE North Gate, Filton Road, Stoke Gifford, Bristol, BS34 8RB.

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 web site 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:

This website uses the following cookies:

2. 1st Party Cookies (i.e. Carterwood Cookies)

Cookie NamePurpose
PHPSESSIDUnique 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

Cookie namePurpose
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.
Supplier: AddToAny
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.
Cookie name
Supplier: Mouseflow
mf_[session]Session lifetime: A cookie for identifying the browser session.
mf_userThis 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.

4. Controlling cookie preferences

For information on how to control and delete cookies, visit  For information on how opt out of the 3rd party cookies visit:

Google Analytics –; and

Mouseflow –

5.    If you access the Carterwood Analytics Portal through this website

The Carterwood Analytics online platform, which is accessed from the following weblink and which is a paid subscription service, also makes use of the following 3rd party cookies, in addition to the cookies outlined above:

Cookie NamePurpose
Supplier: Google Analytics
__gaThis 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.

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.

For information about our privacy policy please click here

Last updated 4 December 2023.

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