What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer by your web browser. There are two types of Cookie known as session Cookies and persistent Cookies. A session Cookie is a temporary file which is stored in your computer for the duration of your visit to a website. The Cookie is deleted when you leave the site. A persistent Cookie is saved to your computer and will remain there for the duration set within the Cookie.
They’re used for many things, such as remembering whether users have visited the site before, so that you remain logged in – or to help us work out how many new website visitors we get each month. They contain information about the use of your computer but don’t include personal information about you.
This policy explains how cookies are used on Cains’ website in general.
The Cains website currently uses a category 2 performance cookie (used for Google Analytics). This information does not identify visitors or collect any personal details but is designed to enhance the user experience, control access to parts of our websites and to provide analytics on how people engage with our websites.
The information collected by cookies does not personally identify you; it includes general information about your computer settings, your connection to the Internet e.g. operating system and platform, IP address, your browsing patterns and timings of browsing on the Website and your location.
Types of cookie that may be used during your visit
The following types of cookie are used on this site.
Google Analytics: We use Google’s Analytics Cookies. These Cookies gather analytical information about the users of our websites to help us to understand better usage patterns of our website. We typically use this analytical data to help us to improve our website.
The information generated by the Google Analytics Cookie (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our websites, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
You can opt out of these if you want.
For general information about cookies and how to disable them, please visit allaboutcookies.org.
To prevent Google Analytics cookies being set, you may install the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On.