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Privacy and Cookies

Privacy and Cookies

Privacy

Snowdonia Heritage website does not collect any personal information.
 

Cookies

 
We intend to fully comply with the EU Cookie Directive and how it applies under UK law and are continuing to strive for complete compliance. Gwynedd Council  can update these terms at any time. You should visit this page occasionally to review the information provided to you as a user.
 

Introduction

Our website uses ‘cookies’, which are small data files that are used as unique identifiers. They are sent from the website’s servers to your computer or mobile phone and stored on your device, and may then be sent back to our website’s servers with updated data as you browse our website.

 

Cookies are used to record information about your preferences as you browse our website, which allows us to improve your experience by tailoring the website accordingly. Cookies can also be used to identify you every time you revisit our website.

 

A ‘session cookie’ will expire at the end of your browsing session once you close your web browser; ‘persistent cookies’ on the other hand have a set expiry date and will be stored on your computer until either this date is reached or you delete your cookies using your browser settings.

 

How We Use Cookies

The following is a list of cookies used by our website, and what they are used for:

 

Cookie Type

Cookie Name

Description

Google Analytics

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These cookies allow us to count page visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site, using a service provided by Google Analytics. For more information about Google's privacy policy, please use this link: www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy.

 

Third-Party Cookies

Our website uses the following third-party suppliers and partners who may also set cookies on your computer or mobile phone as you browse our website. If you would like to know more about how these third parties use cookies to collect and store your data, please use the links below:

 

Cookie Type

Cookie Name

Description

Google Maps Cookies

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These cookies are installed by Google whenever you visit a page on our website with an embedded Google Map, and are used by Google to track usage of their services. Please visit www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy for more information.

ShareThis Cookie

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This cookie is used to collect information about how our visitors use the ShareThis function provided on the website. We use the information to compile reports to help us improve the site. The cookie only personally identifies you if you have already independently signed up with ShareThis and have given your consent. Please visit www.sharethis.com/legal/privacy for more information.

YouTube Cookies

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These cookies are installed by YouTube, and track your preferences when you view embedded YouTube video content on our website. For more information, please visit www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy.

Twitter Cookies

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The Twitter plugins on our website allow you to quickly follow our official Twitter account. These cookies are installed by Twitter, and are used to detect if you are currently logged into Twitter when you visit our website, and if you are already following us. Please visit http://twitter.com/privacy for more information.

Facebook Cookies

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The Facebook plugins on our website allow you to quickly ‘Like’ our official Facebook page. These cookies are installed by Facebook, and are used to detect if you are currently logged into Facebook when you visit our website, and if you already ‘Like’ our Facebook page. Please visit www.facebook.com/about/privacy for more information.

 

 

Please note that, where we embed content from third-party sites such as Flickr and YouTube, you may also have cookies from these third-party websites installed on your device. Snowdonia Heritage does not control these cookies and you should check the privacy policy of the relevant website for more information.

 

Please also note that, if you use one of the ‘sharing tools’ on our website to share content using social networks, these social networks may install a cookie on your device. Snowdonia Heritage does not control these cookies and you should check the privacy policy of the relevant website for more information.

 

Blocking Cookies

The majority of web browsers (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari, etc.) will allow you to block cookies from being installed on your device via your browser settings.

 

Depending on your browser, further information can be obtained via the following links:

 

Firefox – http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Cookies

 

Internet Explorer – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196955

 

Google Chrome – http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647

 

Safari – http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/3.0/en/9277.html

 

Opera – http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/

 

Mobile phone users may have to refer to their handset manual for details on how to block cookies using their mobile browser.

 

Please be aware that restricting the use of cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

 

Deleting Cookies

The majority of web browsers (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari etc.) will also allow you to delete selected / all cookies currently installed on your device.

 

Depending on your browser, further information can be obtained via the following links:

 

Firefox – http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Cookies

 

Internet Explorer – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196955

 

Google Chrome – http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647

 

Safari – http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/3.0/en/9277.html

 

Opera – http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/

 

Similarly, mobile phone users may have to refer to their handset manual for details on how to delete cookies using their mobile browser.

 

Please note that this will usually only remove any cookies currently installed on your device; you must also change your browser settings (above) if you wish to prevent cookies being installed in future. Please be aware that deleting cookies already stored on your device may impact on the usability of our website.

 

Contact Details and Useful Information

This website is owned by Ein Treftadaeth and Partners and operated by Gwynedd Council. If you have any questions about our use of cookies and how we collect and store your data, then please contact ourheritage@gwynedd.gov.uk.  

 

For more information on cookies and how they work, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

We intend to fully comply with EU Guidance on cookies and how this is relevant to UK legislation and how we continue to try and fully comply.  Gwynedd Council can update these terms at any time. You should visit this page occasionally to review the information provided to you as a user.