Last Update: Thursday, 14/02/2019
Website | Cookies Policy
Cookies are small pieces of information that our website and some other third-part websites use to collect data and improve your experience while browsing our Science Ceilidh’s Web. Check this to know what we collect, why and for how long.
WEBSITE COOKIES POLICY
What are cookies?
Our cookies help us to:
make our website work as you’d expect
remember some settings during and between visits
allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook or Twitter
personalise our site to you to help you get what you need faster
monitor performance and help us to continuously improve our website for you.
collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
pass personally identifiable data to third parties.
Types of cookies we use
Our own cookies
remembering if you have accepted our cookies policy
allowing you to add comments to our site
tailoring content to your needs.
There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.
Third party functions
Our sites, like most websites, include functionality provided by third parties. For example, some background videos are provided by YouTube, which collects its own cookies. Disabling these cookies will probably break the functions offered by these third parties.
Social website cookies
We have included sharing buttons on our websites so that you can easily share our content on Facebook and Twitter.
Cookies are set by:
The privacy implications of this will vary from social network to social network and will depend on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.
Anonymous visitor statistics cookies
We use ’analytics software’ to compile visitor statistics, such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology is being used (eg Mac, Windows PC, mobile device), how long visitors spend on the site, and what pages were viewed. These programs also tell us, on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (eg from a search engine) and whether they have been here before.
We use Google Analytics and SquareSpace’s functionalities to do our anonymous visitor tracking.
Turning cookies off
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so, however, will likely limit the functionality of our and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.
If you would prefer not to receive cookies from our website, please change your browser settings.
Concerns about spyware
It may be that you have concerns around cookies relate to so-called ‘spyware’. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive.