Cookie Policy

About cookies

Cookies are information packets sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.

The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.

There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

Cookies on our website

Castle Farm Livery & Cross Country uses cookies on this website. The following Smart Objects create a session cookie (PHPSESSID) which are used to authenticate users and improve performance, and which expire at the end of the visitor’s browser session:

  • Active Viewers
  • Blog
  • CMS
  • Forum*
  • Hit Counter
  • NewsPoll
  • Resource Booker
  • Shout Box
  • User List

* An additional session cookie (phpBB) is created by this Smart Object for user authentication and session management.

The following anti-spamming features each create a session cookie:

  • CAPTCHA Form Control (on a form)
  • CAPTCHA Gateway (Web Resources – Administrator)

Google cookies

Castle Farm Livery & Cross Country uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

Castle Farm Livery & Cross Country publishes Google Adsense interest-based advertisements on this website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behaviour across the web using cookies. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google’s Ads Preference Manager, available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/. You can opt-out of the Adsense partner network cookie at: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html. However, this opt-out mechanism uses a cookie, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you should use the Google browser plug-in available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin.

Third party cookies

The following third-party features create cookies. Please consult third-party vendor information for privacy information relating to these cookies:

Refusing cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.

In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.

In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.

Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.