ePrivacy

Pinetop Cottage respects the privacy rights of all visitors to this site. By using this website, you signify that you consent to our online Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this, please do not provide any information that will identify you personally to us, or do not use this website.

Collection of information by Pinetop Cottage

Pinetop Cottage does not require that visitors reveal any personally identifying information in order to access this website.

Pinetop Cottage cannot be held responsible for any content appearing on sites linked to or from Pinetop Cottage, or for any personal information gathered at such sites. Pinetop Cottage is not responsible for the privacy practices within any of these other sites. You should be aware of this when you leave our website and we encourage you to read the privacy statements on other websites you visit.

Pinetop Cottage reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. This page was last updated on 8 August 2012.

Cookie Legislation UK

Use of 'cookies' by Pinetop Cottage

All web servers track basic information about visitors to their site, and the majority of websites and web applications need 'cookies' to function.

A cookie is a little text file composed of alphanumeric characters, created when your browser accesses a website that uses cookies. The resulting data is stored on your computer's hard drive.

Cookie information includes, but is not limited to, IP addresses, browser details, timestamps and referring pages. The information gleaned cannot personally identify specific visitors to a site, and uses tracking for routine administration and maintenance purposes.

Cookies help your browser to navigate a website; also enable you to use all a site's features like logins, preferences, online shopping, language settings and themes, amongst other common features. Cookies are solely used to help your browser process a website, and don't collect information from your computer, or snoop on your files.

Where necessary, Pinetop Cottage may use cookies to store information about visitor preferences and history in order to better serve them and/or present the visitor with customised content.

Cookies set by Pinetop Cottage or third party websites

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors to the site have come from and the pages they visited. More information To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout No

Controlling your ePrivacy

If you have concerns about privacy you can disable cookies by changing your web browser settings. However, disabling cookies for all websites is not recommended because it may interfere with your use of some sites. The best option is to disable or enable cookies on a per-site basis, and you should consult your browser's 'Help' section for instructions on how to block cookies and other tracking mechanisms.

Google Analytics

Pinetop Cottage uses Google Analytics for visitor statistical purposes, which requires cookies to function properly. Google Analytics is probably the most popular free website analytics package, and is used in around 57% of the 10,000 most popular websites, including the Washington Post and Twitter. As above, the data Google Analytics collects about you is anonymous and cannot identify you, or snoop on personal information or files.

Any tracking done by Google through cookies etc. is subject to Google’s own privacy policies.

You can find out more information about cookies here.