Cookies Policy

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer to improve your experience. 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 however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the website’s functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How Do We Use Cookies?

We collect a number of cookies from our users for various reasons, not least to track our own performance – but also to let us serve you content tailored to your own specification, hopefully improving your overall experience of the website Amongst other things, allow us to calculate how many visitors we have and how long they stay on our site, if they’re new or returning visitors.

Your Rights

You have the right to choose whether to accept these cookies. You can exercise this right by amending or setting the controls on your browser to reflect your cookie preferences. However, please note that if you choose to refuse cookies you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Changing your cookie preferences

You can prevent the settings of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

What types of cookies are there

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies – These are cookies that are essential to make a website work and enable features that users have specifically asked for. These types of cookies are commonly used with shopping baskets or e-billing. Without these cookies, these features of the website could not operate.
  • Performance Cookies – These cookies collect anonymous information about users for the purpose of assessing the performance of a website. Common uses include well-known web analytics such as Google Analytics.
  • Functional Cookies – These are cookies that automatically remember choices that users have previously made in order to improve their experience next time they visit a website. For example, where users select their preferred settings and layouts.
  • Targeting or Advertising Cookies – These cookies are similar to performance cookies, in that they collect information about users behaviour. However, this information is used at the individual user level to advertise products and services to users on the basis of the behavioural information collected.

The Cookies We Set

In order to provide you with a great experience on this site, we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

This Party Cookies

In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter throughout this site. This site uses Google Analytics which is 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 pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytic cookies, see the Official Analytics page.

More Information

Hopefully, that has clarified things for you and if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.
However, if you are still looking for more information you can contact us on enquiries@fishermensmission.org.uk