Cookies and Privacy
Our website (www.scottishwoodlands.co.uk / www.scottishwoodlands.com) places small data files called cookies on your computer or handheld device. By browsing and using the Scottish Woodlands website, you consent to cookies being used in accordance with our policy. If you do not consent, you must disable cookies or refrain from using the site.
What is a Cookie?
A Cookie is a small text file stored on your computer given to you by a visited website that helps identify you to that site. Cookies are used to maintain state information as you navigate different pages on a website or return to that website at a later date.
Our recommendation would be that you allow the cookies set by the Scottish Woodlands website as they help us to provide a better service to you.
We may use both ‘session cookies’ (which expire once you close your web browser) and ‘persistent cookies’ (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience.
Please note: Cookies cannot be used to run code (run programmes) or to deliver viruses to your computer.
How to disable or delete cookies
If you decide do not want to receive cookies from the Scottish Woodlands website, select cookie settings under the privacy settings in your browser options, then add our domain to the list of websites you do not want to accept cookies from. You can also delete individual cookies or any cookies that your browser has already stored.
How to do this will depend on the particular browser you use - further guidance can be found at: www.aboutcookies.org
Cookies used by our website
Scottish Woodlands use Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our site. This information is collected in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. This Google Analytics cookie is used to store information, such as what time the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before, what pages are visited and what site referred the visitor to the web page. Analytics cookies allows us to enhance your user experience by adding new features and functionality based on what you require from our site.
Scottish Woodlands also use the AddThis functionality to allow website users to bookmark & share content from our site with others through a variety of social networking sites. AddThis tracks the amount of shares and stores user preferences using cookies.
Session cookies are also utilised to enable logging into password protected pages within the ‘Project Documents’ section of this site.
For details on how we treat any personal information we may hold, please see our Privacy Notice.