This policy gives information about cookies – what they are, the purposes for which they are used and how you can manage and/or disable them. Please carefully read the following to understand our views and practices regarding cookies and how we use them.
What are cookies? Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.
The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide. A list of the types of cookies used on websites by category is set out below.
To find out more about cookies generally, including how to control and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org.
What cookies are used by Heckington Windmill Trust and why?
‘Strictly Necessary’ Cookies These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies services you have asked for, cannot be provided.
‘Performance’ Cookies These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works. They are also used for shopping baskets, etc.
'Functionality’ Cookies These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located.
These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymous and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.