Privacy & Cookies Policy

PRIVACY:

Paxcroft Cottage Bed & Breakfast respect and are committed to protecting your privacy. That is why we have adopted this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy lets you know how your personal information is processed and explains data collection and use practices for this website. By accessing Paxcroft Cottage Bed & Breakfast’s website, you are consenting to the information collection and use practices described in this Privacy Policy. We promise that we will use your personal information only in ways that are compatible with this Privacy Policy as follows:

What information are you collecting and how are you collecting it?

Do you collect IP addresses?

Every computer connected to the Internet is given a domain name and a set of numbers, that serve as that computer’s “Internet Protocol” IP address. When a visitor requests a page, the Web servers automatically recognize that visitor’s domain name and IP address. The domain name and IP address reveal nothing personal about you other than the IP address from which you have accessed my Site. We use this information to examine our traffic in aggregate, and to investigate misuse of our Network, its users, or to cooperate with law enforcement. We do not collect and evaluate this information for specific individuals. Our web servers do not automatically record e-mail addresses of the visitors.

What personal information do you collect from the website?

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to your@email.co.uk.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Your Consent To This Agreement.

By using this website, you consent to the collection and use of information as specified above. We reserve the right to modify this Policy. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.

COOKIES:

Do you use Cookies on Paxcroft Cottage Bed & Breakfast’s Website?

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

We take your privacy very seriously and comply with the UK and EU law on handling cookies and provide (you) the user with means to remove such cookies or prevent your computer from accepting them in the future.

What is a Cookie?

A “cookie” is a small text file that is downloaded on to your computer’s hard disk when you access certain websites. Cookies store information about your use of a website such as which pages you visit but does not store any personal information.

Types of Cookies?

“Session” cookies – only exist whilst visitors are online on a particular website. These are temporary cookies that aid your visit to the website and remember the preferences you have selected during your “session”

“Persistent” cookies – , which are not session-based, remain on a visitor’s computer, so that the computer can recognise you as a previous visitor when you next visit the Site (not personal information is recorded). This allows us to collect information about your browsing habits whilst on our site, and this can be useful in assisting us to monitor and improve our services.

What Cookies are used?

Below is a table with the cookies our website placed on your computer

Below the table you will find instructions on removing cookies for all major web and mobile browsers so that you can find out about how to manage your cookies.

Cookie NameCookie CategoryDescriptionDuration
wordpress_2WordPress cookie for a logged in user.session
wordpress_logged_in_2WordPress cookie for a logged in usersession
wordpress_test_2WordPress cookie for a logged in usersession
wordpress_test_cookie2WordPress test cookiesession
wp-settings-1Wordpress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
wp-settings-time-2Wordpress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
PHPSESSID1To identify your unique session on the websitesession
SESS1To ensure that you are recognised when you move from page to page within the site and that any information you have entered is remembered.session

We also use Google Analytics which uses cookies.

To find out more about the way Google Analytics use cookies please visit:

https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies

How do I block or delete Cookies?

If you wish to restict or block the use of cookies you can do so through your browser settings. Please see the links below for specific browsers.

For more information on the use, blocking and removal of cookies please visit:

http://www.aboutcookies.org/

Browser specific instructions to block and remove cookies:

Internet Explorer
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196955

Firefox
http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Cookies

Google Chrome
http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647

Opera
http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/

Safari
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=32467

Safari iOS
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677

Android
http://support.google.com/mobile/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=169022

Windows Phone
Changing privacy and other browser settings

Continued use of this Website

If you continue using this site it is assumed that you are happy with the use of cookies by Google Analytics.

Cookies set by other Websites

Our site contains links to other websites that may set cookies on your computer when you visit them. We cannot be responsible for any cookies set from these website so please refer to the “Privacy” and “Cookie Policies” of the websites to find out how they use cookies.

Please send any questions about this Privacy and Cookie Policy to: Email: paxcroftcottages@hotmail.com

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