1. Why and how we use cookies

By using the meadowviewnewquay.com website you’re confirming that you’re happy to accept our use of cookies. Here you can find out more about how we use them. If you are concerned about cookies, it is important that you read about and understand their usage. They are very important to the working of this website.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small, harmless files placed on your computer’s hard drive or in your browser memory when you visit a website.

What do cookies do?

Cookies help to make the interaction between users and websites faster and easier. For example, they can remember your login details or information you supply as you set up your user account. What cookies don’t do is store any personal or confidential information about you.

Are cookies safe?

Yes, cookies are harmless text files. They can’t look into your computer or read any personal information or other material on your hard drive. Cookies can’t carry viruses or install anything harmful on your computer.

Why should I keep cookies switched on?

We advise you to keep cookies active during your visits to our website because parts of the site rely on them to work properly.

2. Types of cookie we use

Like most large websites, meadowviewnewquay.com uses session cookies and persistent cookies. Neither session cookies nor persistent cookies collect any personally identifiable information.

Session cookies

We use session cookies, which last only for the duration of your visit (your ‘session’) and are deleted when you close your browser. These simply enable us to identify that the same person is moving from page to page.

Persistent cookies

We use certain cookies that are persistent, meaning that they last beyond your session. Persistent cookies help our website remember you as a user each time you use the same computer to revisit us.

Third party cookies

We use Google Analytics to gather information on the use of our website to help make improvements and  to support our marketing campaigns. You can find out more about how google gathers and uses information by visiting Google’s privacy policy page.

3. Turning cookies on or off

You have a number of options when it comes to receiving cookies. You can set your browser either to reject all cookies, to allow only ‘trusted’ sites to send them, or to accept only those cookies from websites you are currently using.

We recommend that you don’t block all cookies because parts of our website rely on them to work properly.

If you prefer not to receive cookies then you won’t be able to register for some of the services we can offer because they rely on cookies to function effectively.