In order to make our website simpler to use and improve our service, we sometimes place small amounts of information on your computer. These are known as 'cookies' and they are used by most major websites.
Cookies are used to:
- Remember settings so you don't have to change them again every time you load a page.
- Recognise that you are logged in to an area of the website so you don't have to keep re-entering your username & password.
- Measure how you use the website so we can continue to improve it.
In the coming months we will continue to evaluate the cookies used on the site and develop ways to give users control over how cookies are used for their individual sessions.
We use the PHPSESSID cookie, this is stored on your machine so that our server knows what you are doing around the site, no personal information is stored in the cookie, the cookie is deleted when you close the browser.
These cookies are classed by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) as 'minimally intrusive'
PHPSESSID (random number)
|alpha-numeric value||when you close your browser|
Third party cookiesTo support our service and advice, we may sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as flickr and YouTube. Pages with this embedded content may present cookies from these websites. Roxburghe does not control the dissemination of these cookies and will not block cookies from those websites. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.
Firefox - 'Do not track'
If you are worried about your privacy online we recommend that you use the Firefox browser with the 'Do not track settings' enabled.Find out more at dnt.mozilla.org