This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.
Cookies are small text files of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer, smartphone, Smart TV or other smart device, if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive or browser. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently. Cookies also provide anonymous information to the owners of the site about how people are using their site. Our cookies don't store sensitive or personally identifiable information about you. Nor do they pass personally identifiable data to third parties.
James Ford Design uses the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
- Analytical/performance cookies. These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
Cookies and how we use them
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive. it enables our website to identify your computer as you view different pages on our website.
Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order to present content, options or functions that are specific to you. They also enable us to see information like how many people use the website and what pages they tend to visit.
- Analyse our web traffic using an analytics package. Aggregated usage data helps us improve the website structure, design, content and functions.
- Identify whether you are signed in to our website. A cookie allow us to check whether you are signed in to the site.
- Test content on our website. For example, 50% of our users might see one piece of content, the other 50% a different piece of content.
- Store information about your preferences. The website can then present you with information you will find more televant and interesting.
- To recognise when you return to our website. We may show your relevant content, or provide functionality you used previously.
|_gat_UA-70239421-1||Google Analytics - this cookie is used for throttling request to Google Analytics to increase the efficiency of network calls.|
|_ga||Google Analytics - used to collect anonymous information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and help us improve our website. The information collected is anonymous and includes the number of visitors to the website, what pages they visited and where they have come to the website from.|
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You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. Each browser is different, so check the 'Help' menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone's handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies: https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/.