Cookie policy

1. Cookies

A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer's hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the ‘lifetime’ of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number. Cookies can help a website to arrange content to match your preferred interests more quickly and are used by most major websites. Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you. 

 

2. Why we use Cookies

We use cookies to:

 

·         Understand and save users’ preferences for future visits

·         Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future

·         Enable trusted third party services on occasion to track this information on our behalf

3. Disabling/enabling cookies

You can choose whether to allow your computer to warn you each time a cookie is being sent or whether you wish to turn off all cookies.  You can do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings.  Each browser varies a little so look at your browser’s Help menu to find out the correct way to modify your cookies.

 

If you disable your cookies some features will be disabled.  This may affect your use of some interactive features of our site.

 

4. Squarespace Analytics

4.1 Our website also uses Squarespace Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Squarespace, Inc. (“Squarespace”). Squarespace Analytics uses cookies to help our website analyse how users use the sites. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Squarespace on servers in the United States.

 

4.2 Squarespace will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Squarespace may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Squarespace’s behalf. Squarespace will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Squarespace.

 

5. Consent

By using our website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Swan Community Hub, its business partners and Squarespace in the manner and for the purposes set out above.