Cookies

Cookies

If you use the internet quite a bit, there's a good chance you’ve heard of cookies.
But what are they?

Also known as HTML cookies, tracking cookies or magic cookies, these tiny files are automatically downloaded by your computer when you’re browsing online.

Don't worry - they’re perfectly safe. But we'd still like to take a moment to explain what cookies do, which ones we use and how to remove them - if you really want to.

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are very small text files that are automatically downloaded to your computer when you browse websites like west-street-marketing.co.uk

Most websites use cookies in some form or another. While you're browsing they work quietly behind the scenes, saving important information that makes viewing web pages easier for you.

For example, a cookie might remember your details if you need to authenticate your identity to log on to a website.

Cookies also send useful information to us – such as which pages on west-street-marketing.co.uk you've visited, which you've spent the most time on and what time of day you visited. All of this helps us to improve west-street-marketing.co.uk for the next time you visit.

Are Cookies Safe?

Yes, cookies are safe. The information they collect is completely anonymous. We never, ever, collect personal information.

What's more, cookies are not harmful to your computer, they take up minimal space and they can be removed with just a few clicks.

Which Cookies Do We Use?

Cookie name: __utma, __utmc, __utmz, __utmv

Type: 1st Party
Source: GoogleAnalytics
Function: These cookies help us to recognise your computer when you visit west-street-marketing.co.uk
It’s really useful for us to know that you've visited more than once, and helps us improve your visits to our website.

Cookie name: comment_author_*code*, comment_author_email_*code*

Type: 1st Party
Source: Wordpress
Function: If you would like to leave a comment on our blog, Wordpress will use these cookies to ensure that you can view and edit your comments in future.

How Can I Remove Cookies?

Most computers are set to download cookies automatically, so if you’re happy with everything you’ve read, simply carry on as you were.

However, if you’re at all concerned about having cookies on your computer, deleting them is simple.
Show me how to remove cookies

Likewise, you can also change your computer settings so that it won’t download any more cookies.
Show me how to change my cookie settings