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Cookies are small, often encrypted text files that websites save to your computer. They are used to enhance usability and enable certain functions on the websites, for example:

  • remembering your chosen preferences to stop you from being asked multiple times
  • analysing which pages are being viewed to ensure information that is presented to the user is easy to understand, useful, relevant and reliable.

The cookies we use on this site don't contain any of your personal information and can't be used to find out who you are.

By using the site you are consenting to the use of cookies.

How The Royal Parks website uses cookies

The Royal Parks website uses cookies to:

  • analyse how many people use our website and how they move around the site once they've arrived using Google Analytics
  • give people the option of sharing information through their social networks
  • remember your acceptance of cookies through the continued use of our website.

Cookies for measuring the use of our website (Google Analytics)

The cookies that are set by Google Analytics allow us to analyse:

  • how many people visit the site
  • what pages are being viewed
  • calculate the average length of time users spend on our site
  • how people reached our site - e.g. through a search engine or from a link on another website.

Full details on the cookies set by Google Analytics are published on the Google website. Google also publishes a browser add-on to allow you to choose that information about your website visit is not sent to Google Analytics.

Sharing information through social media networks

The Royal Parks have implemented a third-party service, ShareThis, which gives users the option to share information from our website through their social networks - e.g. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.

These cookies are specific to the third-party site domain - the data stored in them can be seen and managed by the third party, not by us. Although we can control whether we use the third-party services within our websites we do not have control over the cookies themselves. It is not always possible to identify precisely the information that the cookies store.

ShareThis gives you the option to opt-out of cookies - see the ShareThis Privacy Policy for more information.

How to manage and reset your cookies

To find out how to manage what cookies you allow, see your browser's help section or your mobile phone manual. Or you can visit one of the non-government sites below, which have detailed information on how to manage, control or delete cookies.

Further information on cookies

Further information on how government websites use cookies is available from the DirectGov website.

Privacy

The Royal Parks collects some information from people visiting our website.

Personal data (i.e. information which could identify you) is collected through the submission of feedback forms, surveys or when visitors to our site email The Royal Parks.

Personal data submitted to The Royal Parks will only be used to respond to your feedback or queries, unless you opt-in to receive updates from us. We will not pass it on to any third party (including other Government departments or agencies) without your consent, unless required to do so in accordance with legislation - e.g. Section 29 of the Data Protection Act.

Anonymous data (i.e. information which can't be used to identify you) is collected to monitor site usage. Cookies are used to collect anonymous information about the number of visitors, what pages are viewed, and the duration of visits to the website.

This privacy statement only covers The Royal Parks website at http://www.royalparks.org.uk. This statement does not cover links within this site to other websites.


Cookies and Privacy

Cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are small, often encrypted text files that websites save to your computer. They are used to enhance usability and enable certain functions on the websites, for example:

  • remembering your chosen preferences to stop you from being asked multiple times
  • analysing which pages are being viewed to ensure information that is presented to the user is easy to understand, useful, relevant and reliable.

The cookies we use on this site don't contain any of your personal information and can't be used to find out who you are.

By using the site you are consenting to the use of cookies.

How The Royal Parks website uses cookies

The Royal Parks website uses cookies to:

  • analyse how many people use our website and how they move around the site once they've arrived using Google Analytics
  • give people the option of sharing information through their social networks
  • remember your acceptance of cookies through the continued use of our website.

Cookies for measuring the use of our website (Google Analytics)

The cookies that are set by Google Analytics allow us to analyse:

  • how many people visit the site
  • what pages are being viewed
  • calculate the average length of time users spend on our site
  • how people reached our site - e.g. through a search engine or from a link on another website.

Full details on the cookies set by Google Analytics are published on the Google website. Google also publishes a browser add-on to allow you to choose that information about your website visit is not sent to Google Analytics.

Sharing information through social media networks

The Royal Parks have implemented a third-party service, ShareThis, which gives users the option to share information from our website through their social networks - e.g. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.

These cookies are specific to the third-party site domain - the data stored in them can be seen and managed by the third party, not by us. Although we can control whether we use the third-party services within our websites we do not have control over the cookies themselves. It is not always possible to identify precisely the information that the cookies store.

ShareThis gives you the option to opt-out of cookies - see the ShareThis Privacy Policy for more information.

How to manage and reset your cookies

To find out how to manage what cookies you allow, see your browser's help section or your mobile phone manual. Or you can visit one of the non-government sites below, which have detailed information on how to manage, control or delete cookies.

Further information on cookies

Further information on how government websites use cookies is available from the DirectGov website.

Privacy

The Royal Parks collects some information from people visiting our website.

Personal data (i.e. information which could identify you) is collected through the submission of feedback forms, surveys or when visitors to our site email The Royal Parks.

Personal data submitted to The Royal Parks will only be used to respond to your feedback or queries, unless you opt-in to receive updates from us. We will not pass it on to any third party (including other Government departments or agencies) without your consent, unless required to do so in accordance with legislation - e.g. Section 29 of the Data Protection Act.

Anonymous data (i.e. information which can't be used to identify you) is collected to monitor site usage. Cookies are used to collect anonymous information about the number of visitors, what pages are viewed, and the duration of visits to the website.

This privacy statement only covers The Royal Parks website at http://www.royalparks.org.uk. This statement does not cover links within this site to other websites.

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Cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are small, often encrypted text files that websites save to your computer. They are used to enhance usability and enable certain functions on the websites, for example:

The cookies we use on this site don't contain any of your personal information and can't be used to find out who you are.

By using the site you are consenting to the use of cookies.

How The Royal Parks website uses cookies

The Royal Parks website uses cookies to:

Cookies for measuring the use of our website (Google Analytics)

The cookies that are set by Google Analytics allow us to analyse:

Full details on the cookies set by Google Analytics are published on the Google website. Google also publishes a browser add-on to allow you to choose that information about your website visit is not sent to Google Analytics.

Sharing information through social media networks

The Royal Parks have implemented a third-party service, ShareThis, which gives users the option to share information from our website through their social networks - e.g. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.

These cookies are specific to the third-party site domain - the data stored in them can be seen and managed by the third party, not by us. Although we can control whether we use the third-party services within our websites we do not have control over the cookies themselves. It is not always possible to identify precisely the information that the cookies store.

ShareThis gives you the option to opt-out of cookies - see the ShareThis Privacy Policy for more information.

How to manage and reset your cookies

To find out how to manage what cookies you allow, see your browser's help section or your mobile phone manual. Or you can visit one of the non-government sites below, which have detailed information on how to manage, control or delete cookies.

Further information on cookies

Further information on how government websites use cookies is available from the DirectGov website.

Privacy

The Royal Parks collects some information from people visiting our website.

Personal data (i.e. information which could identify you) is collected through the submission of feedback forms, surveys or when visitors to our site email The Royal Parks.

Personal data submitted to The Royal Parks will only be used to respond to your feedback or queries, unless you opt-in to receive updates from us. We will not pass it on to any third party (including other Government departments or agencies) without your consent, unless required to do so in accordance with legislation - e.g. Section 29 of the Data Protection Act.

Anonymous data (i.e. information which can't be used to identify you) is collected to monitor site usage. Cookies are used to collect anonymous information about the number of visitors, what pages are viewed, and the duration of visits to the website.

This privacy statement only covers The Royal Parks website at http://www.royalparks.org.uk. This statement does not cover links within this site to other websites.