This page contains information on what 'cookies' are, the cookies used by the Arkenford website, how to switch cookies off in your browser, and some useful links for further reading on the subject.
What are 'cookies?'
'Cookies' are small text files that are stored by the browser (for example, Internet Explorer or Safari) on your computer or mobile phone. They allow websites to store things like user preferences. You can think of cookies as providing a 'memory' for the website, so that it can recognise you when you come back and respond appropriately
A visit to a page on the Arkenford website may generate the following types of cookie:
- Site performance cookies
- Anonymous analytics cookies
Site performance cookies
This type of cookie remembers your preferences for tools found on the Arkenford's website, so you don't have to re-set them each time you visit. Examples include:
- volume settings for our video player
- whether you see the latest or the oldest article comments first
- video streaming speeds that are compatible with your browser
Anonymous analytics cookies:
How do I turn cookies off?
It is usually possible to stop your browser accepting cookies, or to stop it accepting cookies from a particular website. All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. You can usually find these settings in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your browser. To understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, or you can use the 'Help' option in your browser for more details.
- Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
- Cookie settings in Firefox
- Cookie settings in Chrome
- Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS
If you would like to find out more about cookies and their use on the Internet, you may find the following links useful
For further legal information about privacy issues, you may find these links useful: