1. Cookies

Shepreth Wildlife Conservation charity (SWCC) uses cookies on this website.  A cookie is a small amount of data sent from the website’s server or computer to your browser and then stored locally on your computer or mobile device. They are used to help us understand a little bit about how the website is used and allow some parts of the website to function correctly.

Each website can set its own cookies via your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it. To protect your privacy, your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has set, not the cookies set by other sites.

Most web browsers allow you to block or delete cookies through the browser settings.  Some cookies on the website are essential, and the website won’t work as expected without them.  These cookies are set when you interact with the website for example by completing a form or posting a comment. We also use some non-essential cookies to anonymously track visitors to the website, monitor usage trends or enhance the experience of this website.

The following cookies are used on this website:

Types Names Purposes
Website – essential to website operation. PHPSESSID Identifies your current web session to our server. It is set upon your arrival to our website and deleted when you leave. It holds no personally identifiable information.
Google Analytics – non essential to website operation. _utma
Used to collect anonymous information about how visitors use our website so that improve the experience. This includes the number of visitors, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited on this website.
WordPress – essential to website operation. wp-settings-1
Used by the WordPress blogging software.  Holds no personally identifiable information.
Website – essential to website operation. viewed_cookie_policy Used to display the Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy and hold no personally identifiable information.
WordPress – non essential to website operation __qca Used by the WordPress  ‘Jetpack’ plugin to provide anonymous stats on website and blogging activity.  Holds no personal information.
WordPress – essential to website operation jetpack_comments_subscription
These cookies remember the settings and details of commenters for future visits to the website and blog. They may contain an email address as well as the given name and subscription settings.

Google provides tools to allow you to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites.  For more information visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

2. Third Party Website Links

When you use this website you may click on links that take you to other websites which are not operated or controlled by us (“Third Party Websites”). Third Party Websites may set their own cookies on your computer and may also collect data and personal information. We do not control Third Party Websites and we are not responsible for them. By having a link to Third Party Websites from this website we do not make any promise or recommendation about the Third Party Websites. You should consult the relevant Third Party website and their privacy policy for information on how they use cookies and how to control them.

3. Webserver Logs

To improve our understanding of how the site is used, we gather standard information collected by web servers. This is not shared with any third parties.  The information includes: browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), operating system, client IP address, etc.

4. Changes to the Privacy Policy

From time to time we may need to update this privacy policy. Any changes will be posted on this website. If you continue to use this website after changes to this privacy policy have been made then we will take this to mean that you have read and accepted these changes. You should not use this website if you do not accept changes which are made to it. Except as required by law, any changes to this privacy policy will not affect our treatment of data collected prior to the effective date of the policy change.