What are cookies?

A Cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these Cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these Cookies from being stored, although disabling them may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the site’s functionality.

How we use cookies?

As is common practice with almost all professional websites, this site uses Cookies. To make full use of this website, your computer, tablet or mobile phone will need to accept or enable Cookies. Cookies are useful to us as they help us understand how this site is being used, they allow you to navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences and any data you may have submitted. They also help us to identify and resolve errors. Please note Cookies can’t harm your computer and our Cookies don’t store personally identifiable or sensitive information, they simply hold small pieces of information to help improve your experience of the site. 

A number of the pages use Cookies for these purposes:

  • Cb-enabled: remembers whether or not you have agreed to our use of Cookies on this site
  • Sitefinity Cookies: remember various user actions and settings
  • Ga: remembers your web usage with Google Analytics tracking code

Do we use other cookies?

Some of our pages and associated brand sites may use additional or different Cookies to the ones described above. If so, the details of these will be provided in their specific cookies policy page. You may be asked for your agreement to store these Cookies.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use Cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following details which third party Cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics - one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web - for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These Cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit, so that we can continue to produce engaging content. It’s also important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually get in touch after visiting the site, and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track.

Disabling Cookies

If you’d prefer to restrict, block or delete Cookies from Colten Developments you simply need to adjust the settings on your browser (the Help section of your browser or your mobile phone’s handset manual should tell you how to change your cookie preferences if you require assistance). You can then browse the site as normal however, please be aware that disabling Cookies will affect the functionality of the websites essential features, so it is recommended that you leave cookies turned on if you are not sure whether you need them or not, in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

More Information

If you aren’t sure whether you need to disable Cookies or not, it’s usually safer to leave them enabled in case they are needed to interact with one of the features you use on our site. If you still need more information then you can contact us on: 01425 541145 or by emailing enquiries@colten.co.uk.

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.

You can find more information about Cookies at aboutcookies.org., www.allaboutcookies.org, www.youronlinechoices.eu or the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.