Privacy Policy

Privacy and Cookies

Use of cookies

To make full use of the HytheHopes website, your browser needs to accept cookies.

Our cookies don’t store sensitive information such as your name or address. However, if you’d prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from our 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. We also have a ‘Manage your cookies’ section below.

Here’s a list of the main cookies we use, and what we use them for.

wordpress_test_cookie A WordPress (Our content management system) cookie that checks to see if you are logged into the site. This cookie is only actively used by site editors and administrators.

There are some cookies on our website which are generated by third party services. Google Analytics, Statcounter and GetClicky are used to track traffic on our website.

Cookie name Cookie purpose
_utma Google Analytics: stores each user’s amount of visits, and the time of the first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit (presumably partly for double checking of this information).
_utmb Google Analytics: are used to check approximately how long you stay on a site: when a visit starts, and approximately ends (c expires quickly).
_utmc Google Analytics: are used to check approximately how long you stay on a site: when a visit starts, and approximately ends (c expires quickly).
_utmz Google Analytics: stores where a visitor came from (search engine, search keyword, link)

Managing cookies

You don’t need to receive cookies, you can modify your browser so that it notifies you when cookies are sent to it or you can refuse cookies altogether. You can also delete cookies that have already been set.

If you wish to restrict or block cookies you can do this through your browser settings, the Help function in your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of desktop browsers.

Useful websites:

www.ico.gov.uk
www.aboutcookies.org
en.wikipedia.org