We use a system of classifying the different types of cookies which we use on the Website, or which may be used by third parties through our websites. The classification was developed by the International Chamber of Commerce UK and explains more about which cookies we use, why we use them, and the functionality you will lose if you decide you don't want to have them on your device.
What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files stored, either on a temporary or persistent basis on your computer or mobile device. Cookies are used for authenticating, session tracking and maintaining specific information about the use of www.barnbreaks.co.uk. Cookies allow websites to provide a high quality visitor experience by customising pages and quickly identifying and fixing any issues that arise. Certain cookies contain personal information - for example, if you click to "remember me" when logging in to a website, a cookie will store your username.
The data collected by our cookies is anonymous so you are not personally identifiable from it.
How long are cookies stored for?
Persistent cookies - these cookies remain on a user's device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.
Session cookies - these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience.
Cookies used on the website
A list of all the cookies used on the Website by category is set out below.
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for. These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Website.
Various performance cookies
- Some cookies collect anonymous information on the pages visited. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.
- Some cookies collect information about how visitors use the Website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how the Website works. If you wish to opt out of receiving these cookies you can do so here. Unlike many websites, we do NOT use Google Analytics tracking cookies. We use Matomo, a web analytics software platform which is an open source alternative to Google Analytics provided by our web host, SiteE@se Web Design.
- These cookies allow the Website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customiseBy using the Website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.
Third party cookies
These cookies allow third parties to track the success of their application or customise the application for you. Because of how cookies work we cannot access these cookies, nor can the third parties access the data in cookies used on our site.
For example, if you choose to ‘share’ content through Twitter or other social networks you might be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control the setting of these cookies, so please check those websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.