When someone visits http://www.visitthevale.com we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally-identifying information from any source.
If we do want to collect personally-identifiable information through our website, we will be upfront about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it. In such cases we will hold your personal information for as long as it is needed for the service you have requested, and remove it thereafter. In the case of an online information service, your personal information is stored until you no longer wish to continue to receive the service.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. When you visit this website for the first time you will see a message advising you that cookies are used on this website.
No sensitive information such as email addresses are stored within these cookies. The cookies we use provide us with information regarding the behaviour of users within our site, for example, what areas are of interest to them, and which pages they frequently use.
The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.