What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files which are stored to your computer by your web-browser.
A typical example of how a cookie is used is to store a user ID to make logging in to a site, or ordering something much quicker for the user. An example of what the cookie might contain in this instance would something like “ID=96352398”.
Popular sites like Amazon.com use this technique.
- To personalise pages and remember visitor preferences.
- To analyse visitor behaviour (known as ‘analytics’)
- To manage items added to shopping carts in online stores
- To track people across websites and deliver targeted advertising
How we use your information
This privacy notice tells you what to expect when Coast & Country Cottages collects personal information. It applies to information we collect about:
- visitors to our websites
- people who use our services, eg who subscribe to our newsletter or send enquiries through our website
Visitors to our websites
When someone visits www.coastandcountry.co.uk we 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. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting the site. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. 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.
The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
|Type: Optional Cookie
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
|Click here for an overview of privacy at Google|
|PHP Session ID||PHPSESSID||Type: Functional cookieThis cookie is used to store a reference to session data stored in the site database.This is commonly used to store logged in user sessions. This cookie is removed when the browser is closed.|
|Organic Development Cookie Acceptance Cookie||cookies_allowed||Type: Functional cookie
This cookie is used to record if a user has accepted/ dismissed the cookie usage notification bar.
|ClickTale tracking cookie||WRUID||Type: Optional cookieThis cookie stores a ClickTale user ID for tracking. This cookie is removed when the browser is closed.|
|User ID||_#uid||Type: Functional cookieThis cookie stores a user identifier within a site.|
|Source history||_#srchist||Type: Functional cookieThis cookie stores information about the history of traffic sources the user has arrived to the site by.|
|Session||_#sess||Type: Functional cookieThis cookie stores information about the session.|
|Visit definiton||_#vdf||Type: Functional cookieThis cookie stores information about the visit, eg number of visits.|
|Referrer||_#tsa||Type: Functional cookieStores referrer details to avoid duplicate landings.|
|Environment||_#env||Type: Functional cookieThis cookie stores a flag to say whether environment details need to be collected again.|
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
From Time to Time we embed videos from YouTube using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page.
Links to other websites
This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.
Changes to this privacy notice
We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on 27th June 2012.
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