Cookie Policy

Use of cookies by Falmouth Exeter Plus 

A cookie is a small piece of data that is placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are used in order to make websites work, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. Below, we have explained the cookies we use and why.

On this website, we use two different types of cookie to enhance your experience.

Persistent cookies: these remain on a user’s device after they exit their browser and until the cookie’s specified expiration date, unless deleted earlier by the user. They are activated each time a user visits the website that generated the cookie.

Session cookies: these last for the duration of the user’s browser session and are deleted when the user exits the browser.

Persistent cookies on the Falmouth Exeter Plus website:  

  • ● cookie-agreed: this cookie is used to log whether a user has consented to the use of cookies on this website and has an expiration of 100 days.
  • ● library_cookiecontrol, ccShowCookieIcon: these cookies are used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on the Falmouth Exeter Plus website. Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.

Google Analytics:

  • ● _ga: this cookie is used to distinguish users and has an expiration of 2-years.
  • ● _gat: this cookie is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites and has an expiration of 2 years.
  • ● _gid: this cookie is used to distinguish users and has an expiration of 24-hours.

Session cookies on the Falmouth Exeter Plus website: 

  • ● Has_js (Has Javascript): This cookie lets us know whether or not you have JavaScript enabled in your browser and expires when you exit your browser

Changing your cookie settings

Each browser has different settings allowing a user to change their cookie preferences. You can block or remove cookies by changing the settings of your browser. These changes will apply to all websites that you visit (unless you choose to block cookies from certain sites).

If you delete cookies you may lose your preferences. If you block cookies completely many websites may not work correctly as certain functionality can rely on the use of cookies. We do not recommend turning cookies off when using our website for these reasons.

To find out more, please use the following links to relevant pages for some common browsers.

More information: 

Information on cookies can be found on the ICO website [add hyperlink that opens in a new tab: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-pecr/cookies-and-similar-technologies/