What are cookies?
How do we use them?
When you visit www.ashcroftgardeningservices.co.uk for the first time a cookie will be stored on your computer. When you come back again we’re able to recognise that you’re a returning visitor. These cookies don’t tell us who you are, they just identify you as a user, tell us how users engage with our website and whether they have visited before.
The cookies we use on our website are what’s known as ‘session cookies’. Some expire as soon as you leave the site, most expire within 30 days of your visit and certain cookies, those associated with google analytics for example, expire automatically after six months.
What if I don’t want cookies?
As a user of our site, you can turn off the cookies if you want to. You will need to go to your web browser and follow the instructions at the bottom of this page. We’ve included details for the most common browsers.
Ashcroft Gardening Services’s Cookies Policy
If you decide not to accept our cookies, some features of our website may not work as well as usual or not function at all as a result.
Where can I find out more about cookies?
There’s a wealth of information about what cookies are, how they’re used by websites, and what you can do to control their use available on the internet. We think a good place to start to get an overview of what cookies are is www.aboutcookies.org.
Take control of your cookies
You don’t have to accept cookies on any site if you don’t want to and pretty much every browser gives you an option to turn them off completely or to only accept certain types. It’s important to remember, however, that if you limit the cookies you accept or turn them off completely you may find that websites don’t work as well or as quickly when you visit them.
To adjust the cookie options on your browser, take a look at the instructions for most types of browser below.
Internet Explorer 8 and later versions
Go to the Tools menu and choose Internet Options Click on the Privacy tab and you’ll see a slider that allows you to change your settings. The slider allows a range of settings, from Block all Cookies to Accept all Cookies. Simply choose the level of protection you desire and click ‘OK’. There are more advanced settings that you can access by clicking advanced in the dialogue box. If you choose this option you can modify your settings more precisely. For full details about the options available to you, take a look here
Go to the 'spanner icon' on the toolbar. Click on settings and select 'under the hood'. Choose the content settings in the privacy section and click the Cookies tab in the box that appears. Choose the level of protection you require and close the dialogue box. For full details about the options available to you, take a look here.
Firefox 3+ for Windows
Go to the Tools menu and select Options (If you’re using Linux you’ll need to go to the Edit menu and select Preferences). Click on the Privacy tab and select Cookies (If that option isn’t available, select ‘Use custom settings for history’ from the drop down menu) and choose the level of protection you require.
Firefox 3+ for Mac
Go to the Firefox or Edit menu and choose Preferences. Click on the Privacy tab, select Cookies (If that option isn’t available, select ‘Use custom settings for history’ from the drop down menu) and choose the level of protection you require. For full details about the options available to you, take a look here.
Got to the Safari menu and choose Preferences. Select the Privacy tab and choose your required settings. For full details about the options available to you, take a look here.