When you visit our website, we will record your data on our website using ‘cookies’, teeny tiny files that contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They let us understand how you are using our website and help us make sure we’re giving you the best, and most personalised service we can. The cookies won’t affect your computer in any way.
Our website will collect and store clever, technical data about:
- The type of internet browser and computer operating system you use,
- The website you are visiting us from
- The date you visit
- How often you visit
- How long you stay
- Which pages you visit
Don’t worry, this information doesn’t identify you as an individual, it’s only used so we can track how mums + dads use our website, we will not use it in any other way.
Cookies have lots of benefits for you and us…
- They let us store information about your preferences, so we can make sure our website is tailored to the things you like
- They make your searches on our website run quicker
- They let you make transactions on our website (like using the form to contact us)
- They give us more information about how many people are looking at our website and when they’re looking at it
The technical stuff
The cookies below are used and created by this site – don’t worry if you don’t understand, we find it a bit confusing too! Luckily, our clever I.T. team know all about it and they’ve given us a link below to share with you if you want to find out more. We don’t include the details of 3rd party cookies as the naming is out of our control.
|Cookie Name||Cookie Type||Cookie Purpose|
|__utma__utmb__utmc__utmzAddthis.com||Analytical||These are persistent and temporary cookies used to store your approval preference for Google Analytics|
|PHPSESSID||Session||This cookie is essential for the online forms to operate and is set upon your arrival to our website. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser|
|FacebookTwitterYouTube||Session||These are persistent and temporary cookies used to store session preferences for social media links|
|Addthis.comAnalytical||Our website contains ‘Share’ buttons to enable visitors to easily share content via email and social websites. When content is shared, AddThis sets cookies to capture visitors sharing preferences for analytics purposes.|
If you don’t want to receive these cookies, you can disable them in your browser. But doing so will affect how our website works, so you won’t get the best experience possible.
Introducing Google Analytics!
To analyse all the brilliant things happening on our website, we use Google Analytics, a popular web analytics service provided by Google, Inc.