Cookie Policy

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping baskets, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers

The DPA & GDPR May 2018
This website complies with the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and already complies with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which comes into effect from May 2018. We will update this policy accordingly after the completion of the UK’s exit from the European Union.

Please read the information below that outlines details of our privacy and cookie policy, and GDPR compliance.

Jurisdiction

UK courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site or use of our services and products as governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

Use of Cookies

Our site, as well as most sites on the Internet, use “cookies” to enhance your experience on the web.

What are cookies? Cookies are small text files saved to the user’s computer hard drive, electronic notepad or mobile device that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie control system if available upon their first visit.

Cookies In Use on This Site
Our cookies help us:

Make our website work as you’d expect
Remember your settings during and between visits
Improve the speed/security of the site
Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
Continuously improve our website for you
Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

We do not use cookies to:

Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

Granting us permission to use cookies
If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

More about our Cookies
Website Function Cookies
Our own cookies
We use cookies to make our website work including cookies that are pat of the plugins and other software used to develop our website.

Our website uses WordPress and Elegant Themes software

Third party functions
Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties such as social media platforms and plugins that enhance the site functionality. Our site includes the following which use cookies:

Social Website Cookies
So you can easily “Like” or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.

Cookies are set by:

Facebook – We have a link to our Facebook page. Read the Facebook Privacy Policy here.
The privacy implications vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Visitor Statistics Cookies
We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called “analytics” programs such as Google Analytic or WordPress Analytics also tell us if how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

Turning Cookies Off
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop accepting cookies. Doing so may limit the functionality of the Site as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites. You can disable non-essential cookies in your browser settings. If you have any further questions about our use of cookies, please contact us at info@rosedaleretreat.co.uk