What are cookies?

We collect information about your use of our website through cookies. Cookies are information files stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone that help websites remember who you are and information about your visit. Cookies can help to a website to display information in a way that matches your preferences. Most major websites use cookies.

What cookies are used on this Website?

The cookies we use on this website are broadly grouped into the following categories

Type Description Example(s) Use Personally Identifying Information Expiry Parties Involved
Essential Session Some cookies on websites are essential for them to be able to provide you with a service that you may request. A cookie used to allow communication between your browser and the website. Our session cookie enables this website to 'recognise' you as you move from page to page. This cookie does not contain personally identifying information. This cookie expires as soon as you end your browsing session. This cookie is accessed exclusively by this website.
Analytics Cookies help websites understand how visitors engage with them. An example is counting the number of different people coming to our website or using a particular feature, rather than the total number of times the site or feature is used. Without this cookie, if you visited the website once each week for three weeks we would count you as three separate users. We would find it difficult to analyse how well our website was performing and improve it without these cookies. We use Analytic Cookies for a variety of purposes including recognising return visitors; to analyise data such as which screen resolutions and which browsers (Interner Explorer, Firefox etc) are being used which enables us to continue to deliver this website in a format that suits the majority of our visitors; to understand which pages visitors land on via search engines (entry pages) and exit pages. This cookie does not contain personally identifying information. This cookie is set to expire 2 years after your visit. Analytic cookies are used by both this website and by the Ablecare Group, the owner operators of this care home.
User Cookies These cookies are used to deliver a website's content in a format you request Examples of this would be remembering that as you navigate from webpage to webpage; that you requested that the pages are displayed with a larger text font size or when you use the mapping facilities to remember the zoom level We use these cookies to improve your experience by remembering your preferences so we know how you like to use and see our website.Font sizes & map zoom levels This cookie does not contain personally identifying information. These cookies are set to expire within hours of their creation when you visit. The font cookie is used by this website and the mapping cookie is accessed by Google (maps).
Social Sharing Some websites use cookies to allow you to share content directly on the social networking/sharing sites, like Facebook, Twitter or Google+ Examples would be if you wanted to "like" or "tweet" a business or product This website does not use Social Sharing cookies - - -
Interest-Based Advertising Some websites use cookies to help them promote products and services based upon you use of other websites you have visited. An example would be, being presented, unprompted, with the latest offers on a particular product type when you first land at a website, based upon searches you did at other websites previously This website does not use Internet-Based Advertising cookies - - -

How can I reject or opt out of receiving cookies?

We believe that our use of cookies is beneficial to your use of our website. If do not want us to use cookies please either disable cookies or desist your use of our website. Please be aware that disabling cookies may impact the functionality of this website.

More Information

If you want to know more about how cookies work and how to manage or delete them, visit the World Wide Web Consortium's website.

We may update this policy from time to time so you may want to check it each time you visit our website.

This Cookie Policy was last updated: Wednesday 03 Dec 2014 16:11:GMT