Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy for East Ayrshire Leisure

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites, this site uses cookies. Cookies are tiny files that are placed on your computer, mobile or tablet to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also tell you how you can prevent these cookies from being stored, however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.


For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies

You can also find information at aboutcookies.org

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons which are detailed below. In most cases there are no options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to the site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies as they may be used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
 

The Cookies We Set 

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the sign-up process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.
We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember the details. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.
This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.
This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.
From time to time, we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or so we can understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.

When you submit data through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be used whenever you interact with a page which is affected by your preferences.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
We sell products online and it’s therefore important for us to understand statistics about how many site visitors actually make a purchase; this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.
We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work, social media sites including; Facebook Twitter and Linkedin, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
To make our advertising budget work better, we use a variety of cookies which allow us to understand more about visitor demographics and interests. This information is used for more efficient use of Google and Facebook adverts. These cookies are used for remarketing to visitors; we sometimes use facebook pixels to identify whether the viewer of an advert we have posted has subsequently visited any pages on our website.

The following sites have useful information about advertising next works and their opt out instructions:
networkadvertising.org
aboutads.info

 

More Information

Hopefully this policy has clarified what cookies are and how we use them. Remember, even if you are unsure whether you need them or not, it’s usually safer to leave them enabled in case they interact with one of the features you use on our site. If you would like any further information you can email us at info@eastayrshireleisure.com