Cookie Policy

We use cookies and similar tools across our website to improve performance and enhance your user experience. This policy explains how we do that.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page. The cookie will help the website, or another website, to recognise your device the next time you visit. Web beacons or other similar files can also do the same thing. We use the term “cookies” in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.

There are many functions cookies serve. For example, they can help us to remember your username and preferences, analyse how well our website is performing, or even allow us to recommend content we believe will be most relevant to you.

Certain cookies contain personal information – for example, if you click to “remember me” when logging in, a cookie will store your username. Most cookies won’t collect information that identifies you, and will instead collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use our websites, or a user’s general location.

What sort of cookies does www.pimentohill.co.uk use?

Generally, our cookies perform up to four different functions:

1. Essential cookies

Some cookies are essential for the operation of our website. For example, some cookies allow us to identify customers and ensure they can access their account pages. If a customer opts to disable these cookies, the user will not be able to access all of the content that an account entitles them to.

2. Analytical and/or Performance Cookies

Some cookies analyse how our visitors use our website and to monitor website performance. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This can help us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. For example, we might use performance cookies to keep track of which pages are most popular, which method of linking between pages is most effective, and to determine why some pages are receiving error messages. We might also use these cookies to highlight features or site services that we think will be of interest to you based on your usage of the website.

3. Functionality Cookies

We use functionality cookies to allow us to remember your preferences for your return visits to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or currency).

4. Behaviourally Targeted Advertising Cookies

Pimento Hill use cookies to record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the current or future advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose anonymously. We do not tell third parties who you are.

Does anyone else use cookies on Pimento Hill’s website?

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. Advertisers for example sometimes use their own cookies to provide you with targeted advertising. If you are based in the European Union and would like to learn more about how advertisers use these types of cookies or to choose not to receive them, please visit www.youronlinechoices.eu. If you are based in the United States and would like to learn more, please visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/.

Google Cookies

Pimento Hill uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information. Google's privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

Pimento Hill may in future publish Google Adsense interest-based advertisements on this website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behaviour across the web using cookies. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google's Ads Preference Manager, available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/. You can opt-out of the Adsense partner network cookie at: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html. However, this opt-out mechanism uses a cookie, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you should use the Google browser plug-in available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin.

Can a website user block cookies?

As we’ve explained above, cookies help you to get the most out of our website.

By continuing to access our site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.

However, if you do wish to disable our cookies then please follow the instructions on "How to Manage Cookies" below.

Please remember that if you do choose to disable cookies, you may find that certain sections of our website do not work properly

More Information

More detail on how businesses use cookies is available at www.allaboutcookies.org.

 

HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES

As we explain in our Cookie Policy (above), cookies help you to get the most out of our website.

If you do disable our cookies you may find that certain sections of our website do not work.

How to disable behaviourally targeted advertising cookies

If you are concerned about behaviourally targeted advertising cookies (which serve you advertisements based on your use of www.pimentohill.co.uk and other websites), users based in the European Union can visit www.youronlinechoices.eu and users based in the US can visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ to opt out of these third party cookies.

The above websites are not Pimento Hill sites and we are not responsible for their content.

You can disable cookies using your browser

Internet Explorer 9.0+

To prevent new cookies from being installed

  • Go to Tools in the menu bar
  • Click on Internet Options
  • Click on the Privacy tab on top
  • Move the slider up to the "Block all Cookies" button

To delete existing cookies

  • Go to Tools in the menu bar
  • Click on Internet Options
  • Click on the General tab which should be under "Browsing History" and click "Delete"

Internet Explorer 8.0+

To prevent new cookies from being installed

  • Go to Tools in the menu bar
  • Click on Internet Options
  • Click on the Privacy tab on top
  • Click on "Sites"
  • A new window should open called "Per Site Privacy Actions"
  • Type in the URL of the site in the "Address of website" box and click on Block

 

To delete existing cookies

  • Go to Tools in the menu bar
  • Click on 'Internet Options'
  • Click on the Privacy tab on top
  • Click on "Sites"
  • A new window should open called "Per Site Privacy Actions"
  • Under the "Managed websites" box should be a list of all the websites you have visited
  • To remove all cookies click on the "Remove all" button

Internet Explorer 7.0+

To prevent new cookies from being installed

  • Go to Tools in the menu bar
  • Click on Options
  • Click on the Privacy tab on top
  • Click on the Advanced button
  • Select "Prompt" for both "First party cookies" and "Third Party Cookies"

To delete existing cookies

  • Go to Tools in the menu bar
  • Click on Options
  • Click on the General tab on top
  • In the "Browsing History" section, click on "Delete"
  • Click on "Delete Cookies"

Firefox 2.0+, 3.0+, 4.0+

To prevent new cookies from being installed

  • Go to Tools in the menu bar
  • Click on Options
  • Click on the Privacy tab
  • Disable the box that says "Accept Cookies From sites"

To delete existing cookies

  • Go to Tools in the menu bar
  • Click on Options
  • Click on the Privacy tab
  • Click on "Clear Now"
  • Select "Cookies"
  • Click on "Clear Private Data Now"

Google Chrome

To prevent new cookies from being installed

  • Click on the spanner icon in the top right of the browser
  • Click on "Options"
  • Click on "Under the Bonnet" (UK) / "Under the Hood" (US)
  • Click on the "Content settings" button in the Privacy section
  • Ensure that "Allow local data to be set" is selected
  • Select "Block sites from setting any data"

To delete existing cookies

  • Click on the spanner icon in the top right of the browser
  • Click on "Options"
  • Click on "Under the Bonnet" (UK) / "Under the Hood" (US)
  • Click on the "Content settings" button in the Privacy section
  • Click on the "Clear browsing data" button

Safari

To prevent new cookies from being installed and delete existing cookies

  • Go to the Safari menu (icon in top right of browser) and select Preferences
  • In the popup window that appears, select the Security icon (a padlock)
  • Under "Accept Cookies", select the "Never" button

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All other browsers

·         Please look for a “help” function in the browser or contact the browser provider.

How to manage cookies Information by courtesy of http://www.allaboutcookies.org/