Cookie Policy

Last Updated 10/06/2020

What's a cookie?

A “cookie” is a piece of information that is stored on your computer’s hard drive if you agree to this and which records how you move your way around a website so that, when you revisit that website, it can present tailored options based on the information stored about your last visit. Cookies can also be used to analyse traffic and for advertising and marketing purposes.

Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system.

Under GDPR regulations, websites that are accessed by those from the EU are required to obtain consent for all non-essential cookies used on that website. As a visitor to this website you can block cookies (including essential cookies) at any time by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block essential cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of this site.

How cookies are used on this site.

This site uses cookies to track how visitors use this website.  This enables us to understand how you use the site and track any patterns with regards how you are using our website. This helps us to develop and improve our website as well as products and / or services in response to what you might need or want.

Cookies are either:

Session cookies: these are only stored on your computer during your web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser – they usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page but they do not collect any personal data from your computer; or

Persistent cookies: a persistent cookie is stored as a file on your computer and it remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again. This site uses persistent cookies for Google Analytics.

Cookies can also be categorised as follows:

Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are essential to enable you to use the website effectively, such as when buying a product and / or service. Without these cookies, the services available to you on our website cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.

Performance cookies: These cookies enable us to monitor and improve the performance of our website. For example, they allow us to count visits, identify traffic sources and see which parts of the site are most popular.

Functionality cookies: These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced features. For instance, we may be able to provide you with news or updates relevant to the services you use. They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as viewing a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised.

Targeting cookies: These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests.

First and third party cookies: First party cookies are cookies set by our website. Third party cookies are cookies on our website that are set by a website other than our website, such as where we have adverts on our website or use Facebook pixels so that we can show you relevant content from us when you are on Facebook.

We use only first party cookies on this website. 

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookies Being Used On This Site

Cookie Title Cookie Information
Universal Analytics
(Google)
Cookie Name: _ga

Cookie Expiry: 2 years

Cookie Type: Analytics (Persistent Cookie)

Description: This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
Universal Analytics
(Google)
Cookie Name: _gid

Cookie Expiry: 1 day

Cookie Type: Analytics (Persistent Cookie)

Description: This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.
Universal Analytics
(Google)
Cookie Name: _gat

Cookie Expiry: 1 minute

Cookie Type: Analytics (Session Cookie)

Description: This cookies is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.
Analytics Audiences
(Google)
Cookie Name: _ga-audiences

Cookie Expiry: Upon browser close

Cookie Type: Marketing (Session Cookie)

Description: Used by Google AdWords to reengage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor’s online behaviour across websites.

You can control your cookie settings through your web browser.  Please see this link for more information… https://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/

You can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, by going to http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 24 months.

If you have any questions about the cookies that we use, feel free to email us at kerry@khva.co.uk

You must treat as confidential any user identification code, password or other security feature in relation to our site. If, in our opinion, you aren’t complying with these terms of use, we have the right to disable any such code, password or feature at any time.

You must comply with the provisions of our Terms of Use policy when using our site.

It is your responsibility that anyone who accesses our site through your internet connection is aware of these terms and complies with them.