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Cookie policy

Due to EU law changes each website much explicitly state that they will be using cookies.
The only cookie currently in use on this website (www.ashbourne-heights.co.uk and www.ashbourne-heights-bookings.co.uk) is used to support analysis and understanding of how people use the website (what they like most, when is the busiest time of day on the site, have people found new content when it is published, etc). This analysis is to help improve the usage and effectiveness of the website. The data collection and reporting behind this analysis is currently provided by Google Analytics. Users continued use will indicate agreement to the use of these cookies. More information on this cookie and advice on how to stop this cookie being used is set out below.

Cookie Usage

The cookies in use to deliver Google Analytics service are described in the table below.

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Google Analytics These cookies are used to store information, such as what time your current visit occurred, whether you have been to the site before, and what site referred you to the web page.These cookies contain no personally identifiable information but they will use your computer’s IP address to know from where in the world you are accessing the Internet. Google stores the information collected by these cookies on servers in the United States. Google may transfer this information to third-parties where required to do so by law, or where such third-parties process the information on Google’s behalf.

Why we use Cookies

To make this site work properly we sometimes place small data files, called cookies, on your device. Cookies are small text files that a website saves on your computer or mobile device that enables the website to remember your actions or preferences. This can range from login, language, font size and other display preferences.

Cookies are also used on this website to enhance your website experience, providing you with content that is more relevant to what we believe you are interested. Unless cleared, cookies can remain on your device for up to 2 years from the date it was last refreshed.

“What we believe you are interested in” is based on the content you have visited previously and the number of times in which you visit certain content on the website. If you submit an email address to us via our website, we may combine this information with your website cookie information to help us identify your perceived interests. This information may then be used to send you relevant information by email.

All cookies are anonymous and do not identify you by name unless you submit that information via our website.

We may use this information to personalise the text, images or design of the website to be more relevant to your perceived interests.

This website uses both Advertising Cookies and Analytics Cookies.

Advertising Cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They remember that you have visited a website and this means after you have been to our site you may see some advertisements about our services elsewhere on the Internet.

Analytics Cookies collect information about how people are using our website, for example which pages are visited the most often, how people are moving from one link to another and if they get error messages from certain pages. These cookies don’t gather information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is grouped together with information from other people’s use of our site on an anonymous basis. Overall, these cookies provide us with analytical information about how our site is performing and how we can improve it.

Opt-out

In order to provide website visitors with more choice on how data is collected by Google Analytics, Google has developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on communicates with the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) to stop data being sent to Google Analytics. The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on does not affect usage of the website in any other way. A link to further information on the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on is provided below for your convenience.

http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=None

For more information on the usage of cookies by Google Analytics please see the Google website. A link to the privacy advice for this product is provided below for your convenience.

http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

Disabling Cookies

If you would like to restrict the use of cookies you can control this in your Internet browser. Links to advice on how to do this for the most popular Internet browsers are provided below for convenience and will be available for the Internet browser of your choice either online or via the software help (normally available via key F1).

  1. Internet Explorer – http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows7/Block-enable-or-allow-cookies
  2. Google Chrome – https://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en-GB&answer=95647&p=cpn_cookies
  3. Mozilla Firefox – http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Blocking%20cookies
  4. Apple Safari – http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=32467

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