Cookie Policy

All about cookies and why we use them

Cookies are small text files that are created and stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer by websites that you visit to enable the website to operate properly to ‘remember’ who you are and to monitor website traffic. Cookies are generally only visible to the website that serves them and not to other websites.

Cookies are used on our Website to ‘remember’ information so that it can be passed from page to page and to collect website statistics. This statistical data collected may be used to help improve our Website and the services that we offer to you. Some of our cookies will also recognise you as a previous visitor the next time you visit our Website to improve your experience.

How to manage cookies

Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically however, you can accept, delete or disable cookies if you wish; the process for which can usually be found in your internet browser’s ‘Help’ menu.

For more information about cookies and instructions on how to adjust your browsers settings to accept, delete or reject cookies, see the IAB website. The relevant page for adjusting your browser settings is available here.

If you disable cookies then, whilst you may be able to browse all of our Website, some of the cookies we use may be essential for the Website to operate and some features may, therefore, not be available to you. Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our Website.

Our use of cookies
We use five types of cookie on this Website. None of them stores any information that identifies you personally, such as a name or postal address.
If you register with us or if you continue to use our Website, you agree to our use of cookies.

Cookies we use

Google Analytics:
_utma; _utmb; _utmc; _utmt; _utmz: These cookies are used to collect anonymous information about how visitors use our Website, including the number of visitors, where they came from and the pages they visited. We use this information to compile reports and to help us improve our Website. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google. Google Analytics’ terms require us to disclose that we use Google Analytics and how it collects and processes data. Please see the site “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps” at for more information.

Policy read cookie:
Cookie_policy_read: This cookie is used to track whether the user has visited the site before so the cookie notification panel is not shown in future sessions.

Wordfence cookie:
Wordfence uses cookies for security protection, it uses them in three ways: to uniquely identify visitors shown in Wordfence Live traffic; to track a user who was previously logged into WordPress but has logged out to ensure that Falcon cache does not show that user cached pages; if a user has visited a unique page that allows them to bypass country blocking a cookie is set to identify that user so that country blocking does not prevent them from viewing the site.

Changes to this Notice
We may change this Notice at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we have made, as they are binding on you. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information we will notify you by posting a prominent notice on our Website.

Contact us

If you have any questions about this Notice, the way we process personal information or any aspect of our Website, please write to us at Suite E, Canal Wharf, Eshton Road, Gargrave, Skipton, BD23 3SE or email at or by telephone on 01756 749553.

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