Privacy & Cookie Policy

About cookies

Cookies are information packets sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.

The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.

There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

Cookies on our website

CookieTypeDurationDescription
Google AnalyticsWe use Google Analytics to improve your experience. Google Analytics tell us how people use the site so that we can make it better. It sets 4 cookies _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz. None of these identify you personally.
PHPSESSIDExpires When you close the browserThis is the standard PHP session cookie which is used to help store session data. Basically the server uses this to identify you while you are visiting the site so that it doesn't confuse you with other people that are viewing the site at the same time. For example, you could be filling in the contact form while someone else is checking out the portfolio, for obvious reasons it is important not to confuse the visitors.
PREF, NID & KHCOOKIEThe embedded Google Map on our site sets 3 cookies known as NID, PREF and khcookie. These cookies allow Google Maps to remember which browser you are using and what preferences you have set when you view maps. If you disallow these cookies you may not be able to access all the features of this site.
The Cookie Law Info Cookiethe Cookie Law Info cookie is a persistent cookie called “viewed_cookie_policy” and is set for 365 days. It is used to remember whether you have “accepted” our cookie policy (i.e. chosen to close the header).

Refusing cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.

In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.

In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.

Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.

About this cookies policy

This cookies policy is based on a Contractology cookies policy template available at www.freenetlaw.com. Premium legal documents, including website data protection statements, are available for download from the Contractology website.