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Cookies & Privacy & Disclaimer

Cookies & Privacy Policy

This is a generic cookies & privacy policy put together by JPN IT Solutions Ltd, who manage and maintain this website. For further information or question’s on its wording or content please contact JPN IT Solutions Ltd

Cookies In Use On This Web Site & Information

What are cookies?
Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. At www.friendsofthevines.co.uk we use cookies to keep track what pages you visit and to help us improve our website and users use and experience of it.

To use the www.friendsofthevines.co.uk web site you do NOT need to have cookies enabled – see the section on Managing cookies for further information on available actions. If you do not wish to enable cookies, you will still be able to browse this site and use it. Most web browsers have cookies enabled.
Our cookie policy

We use cookies which are small text files stored on your computer to track your visit from page to page and to track visitor trends. The information is used for internal review purposes only so that we can improve our website and is not shared with any other organisation for commercial purposes.

Our cookies do not store sensitive information such as your name or address. However, if you’d prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from www.friendsofthevines.co.uk, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone’s handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

Please note that we’re not responsible for the content of external websites, where links are embedded in our web site and in particular, the Links page.

We’re giving you this information as part of our initiative to comply with recent legislation, and to make sure we’re honest and clear about your privacy when using our website.

Here’s a list of the main cookies we use.

__utma
__utmb
__utmc
__utmz
These cookies enable Google Analytics software. It helps us analyse visitor information such as browser usage and new visitor numbers. That information helps us improve the website and your experience. The data stored by these cookies never shows personal details from which your individual identity can be used.

  • __utmz stores where a visitor came from (search engine, search keyword, link). (z This expires within 6 months).
  • __utma stores each user’s amount of visits, and the time of the first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit. (a This expires witin and hour).
  • __utmb and __utmc are used to check approximately how long you stay on a site: when a visit starts, and approximately ends (c expires after the Session has ended) (b expires within an hour).
is_unique This cookie may be placed in your browser. It is a StatCounter analytics cookie and is used only to determine whether you are a first-time or returning visitor and to estimate unique visits to the site. No personal information is stored in the cookie.
viewed_cookie_policy This cookie is used to display the Cookie message on the screen directing you here if you require further information.

Managing cookies
If cookies are not enabled on your computer, it will mean that we can not track what pages you are viewing and therefore improve our website.

To enable cookies
If you’re not sure of the type and version of web browser you use to access the Internet:

For PCs: click on ‘Help’ at the top of your browser window and select the ‘About’ option
For Macs: with the browser window open, click on the Apple menu and select the ‘About’ option

Browser

How to check cookies are enabled for PCs

Google Chrome

  1. Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select Options
  2. Click the ‘Under the Hood’ tab, locate the ‘Privacy’ section, and select the ‘Content settings’ button
  3. Now select ‘Allow local data to be set’
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0

  1. Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Internet options’ , then click on the ‘Privacy’ tab
  2. Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser
  3. Settings above Medium will disable cookies
Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select Options
  2. Then select the Privacy icon
  3. Click on Cookies, then select ‘allow sites to set cookies’
Safari

  1. Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option
  2. Click on ‘Security’, check the option that says ‘Block third-party and advertising cookies’
  3. Click ‘Save’

Browser

How to check cookies are enabled for Macs

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 on OSX

  1. Click on ‘Explorer’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Preferences’ options
  2. Scroll down until you see ‘Cookies’ under Receiving Files
  3. Select the ‘Never Ask’ option
Safari on OSX

  1. Click on ‘Safari’ at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option
  2. Click on ‘Security’ then ‘Accept cookies’
  3. Select the ‘Only from site you navigate to’
Mozilla and Netscape on OSX

  1. Click on ‘Mozilla’ or ‘Netscape’ at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option
  2. Scroll down until you see cookies under ‘Privacy & Security’
  3. Select ‘Enable cookies for the originating web site only’
Opera

  1. Click on ‘Menu’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Settings’
  2. Then select ‘Preferences’, select the ‘Advanced’ tab
  3. Then select ‘Accept cookies’ option

All other browsers
Please consult your documentation or online help files.

Further information about cookies
If you’d like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/ (opens in a new window – please note that we can’t be responsible for the content of external websites).

Your privacy

Please be assured that the data contained in the cookies we use is completely anonymous and doesn’t contain any of your personal details.

Friends Of The Vine Privacy Policy

This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for www.friendsofthevines.co.uk. It applies solely to this website. Any links within www.friendsofthevines.co.uk to other websites are not covered by this privacy statement.

www.friendsofthevines.co.uk does not store or collect any personal information about site users. The system will record your email address and other information if volunteered to us by you. This information shall be treated as confidential. It may only be used for internal review and to contact you regarding any feedback.

www.friendsofthevines.co.uk reserves the right to change the privacy statement without notice. It is the responsibility of users to check this privacy statement regularly.

Disclaimer

All data and information provided on this site is for informational purposes only.  JPN IT Solutions Ltd makes no representations as to accuracy, completeness, correctness, suitability, or validity of any information on this site and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its display or use. All information is provided on an as-is basis.