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EU COOKIE LAW

What Are Cookies & How does Ottaway Use that Information?

Cookies are a small text file used by almost all websites that store information on your computer. They allow that website to recognise your computer next time you visit and help store things like preferences and the contents of your shopping cart.

The International Chamber of Commerce guide for cookie categories:

  1. Strictly Necessary
  2. Performance
  3. Functionality
  4. Targeting


1. Strictly Necessary
'Strictly Necessary' cookies let you move around the website and use essential features like secure areas.

These cookies don't gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you've been on the internet. We use this type of cookie in Ottaway to remember things like information you've entered on forms when you navigate to different pages in a single web browser session.


We do NOT use them to gather information that could be used to advertise products or services to you and they are destroyed when your browsing session ends.


Accepting these cookies is a condition of using the website, so if you prevent these cookies we can't guarantee your security or predict how our website will perform during your visit.

2. Performance
'Performance' cookies collect information about how you use our website e.g. which pages you visit, and if you experience any errors.

These cookies do not collect any information that could identify you – all the information collected is anonymous and is only used to help us improve how our website works.

These cookies are NOT currently used on the Ottaway site.

3. Functionality
'Functionality' cookies are used to provide services or to remember settings to improve your visit.

These cookies are not used to harvest personal information and are just to store settings e.g. colour, text size preferences.

Ottaway uses 1 of these in our site:

OptIn - This stores your cookie opt in/out preference and stops the initial settings message from displaying.

Please note if you are logging on from a different computer or device you will be prompted to set these again as Cookies are device specific.

4. Targeting
Targeting' cookies are linked to services provided by third parties, such as 'Like' buttons and 'Share' buttons. The third party provides these services in return for recognising that you have visited our website.

Ottaway uses Google Analytics so we can see how you use our sites and analyse our content and make it more accessible for you.

These cookies do not collect any information that could identify you – all the information collected is anonymous and is only used to help us improve how our website works and not used in targeted advertising or marketing.

__utma __utmc __utmv __utmz - These belong to Google analytics.

Please note if you are logging on from a different computer or device you will be prompted to set these again as Cookies are device specific.

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