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Cookies Policy

What are cookies?

As most websites do, we use cookies to track site usage and behaviour, improve the quality of content, navigation and give you the best online experience during your visit to our website. Cookies are small information files that are stored on the device you use to visit our website such as your computer, tablet, smartphone. Cookies help websites recognise you and they record information about your visit and they can even change the display of the information on a website to match your interests and what is relevant to you. The cookies we use in no way gives us access to your computer or any personal information about you, they are simply a record of your visit to the Lesley Downs website. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies in accordance with this cookie policy. If you don’t agree with our cookie policy then don’t visit our website.

What cookies are used on this website?

We use a number of different cookies on this website that are broadly grouped into the following categories: Essential: Some of the cookies on our website are essential for us to be able to provide you with a service you have requested because the server uses the cookie to remember who you are when you are doing something on the website. You may not be able to use our website effectively without these cookies. Analytics: We use analytics cookies to help us understand how users engage with our website. An example of this is for counting the number of different people coming to our website and visiting a particular page. Without this cookie, we would know what you liked on our website and be able to give you more of that in future. We would find it difficult to analyse how well our website was performing and improve it without these cookies, we feel that it is vital to monitor these user statistics to enable us to provide the most relevant and useful content to you. These cookies do not let us identify specific users as the information is aggregated, so we don’t know that you specifically visited this page we just know X number of people did this week.

How can I reject or opt out of receiving cookies?

By being on our website you are deemed to have accepted this cookie policy. You can, however, refine your control of cookies from both this website and others you visit in the following ways. If you want to reject cookies we use from this website you will need to delete the cookies from your browser. Most browsers also allow you to prevent all or some cookies being stored on your machine in the future. For more information on how to delete or disable cookies from your browser please use the help function within your browser, or alternatively visit www.allaboutcookies.org.  If you only want to reject the Internet Based Advertising cookies we store on your machine, you can opt-out of receiving these cookies and the targeted advertising that they provide by going to the Internet Advertising Bureau website at www.youronlinechoices.com and following the opt-out instructions. Please note that you will still see online advertising after you do this, it simply will not be tailored to your browsing preferences. Please do be aware that disabling cookies may impact the functionality of this website. Third Party Cookies: Some of the cookies described above are stored on your machine by third parties when you use our website. We have no control over these cookies of how the third party uses them. They are used to allow that third party to provide a service to us, for example, website analytics. For more information on these cookies and how to disable them, please see Internet Advertising Bureau website at www.youronlinechoices.com where you will be able to opt-out of receiving some Internet Based Advertising cookies.