1.0 Personal Information that this website collects and why we collect it

This website collects and uses personal information for the following reasons:

1.1 Email Links

Should you choose to contact us using an email link like this one, none of the data that you supply will be stored by this website. The resulting email message will be transmitted and stored on Google’s G-Suite (see Section 5.0).

2.0 How We Store Your Personal Information

This website does not accept blog comments, nor do we store any contact information on our online database.

We do not automatically log personal data nor do we link information automatically logged by other means with personal data about specific individuals. We do automatically log user’s IP address and session information such as the duration of the visit and the type of browser used. This is recognised by the web server and is only used for system administration and to provide statistics which the business uses to evaluate the use of our website.

3.0 Cookies

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. This table below explains the cookies we use and why.

First-Party Cookies

These cookies are set by our website:

Cookie Category Duration Description
PHPSESSID Strictly necessary Until you close your browser To maintain information about each visit to the website and enable core site functionality. This cookie does not contain any personal information and only lasts for the duration of your visit.
catAccCookies Functionality 90 days Saves a “1” to let us know that you’ve seen and accepted our cookie banner.
wordpress_test_cookie Strictly necessary Until you close your browser A test performed to see if cookies are enabled on your browser.
wordpress_* Functionality 12 months Used to maintain any user’s identity if they log into the site.
wordpress_logged_in_* Functionality 12 months Used to maintain any user’s identity if they log into the site.
comment_author, comment_author_email, comment_author_url Functionality 2 weeks Cookies beginning with “comment_author_…” are only stored if you make a comment on the site. They store your name, email and website so you don’t need to re-input each time you make a comment on the site.
wp_dlm_downloading Functionality 60 seconds The cookie stores the version code of the file last downloaded by the client for 60 seconds, and then the cookie expires and is automatically deleted. It serves to prevent the server-side download counter from incrementing multiple times if a user double-clicks a link or if their browser/download-client makes multiple requests to download a file within a 60 second window.
No personally identifiable information is stored in the cookie.

Third-Party Cookies

We do not set any third-party cookies at this time (those cookies originating from other websites).

How to refuse cookies and local storage in your browser

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 www.allaboutcookies.org.

4.0 Web Hosting

All traffic (transferral of files) between this website and your browser is encrypted and delivered over HTTPS.

Our website is hosted by 1and1 on a virtual server within a UK data centre. Full details of 1and1’s data centres can be found on the 1and1 website.

We use a third-party web developer, they can see IP address information (used to administer the website) but no other personal data.

5.0 Our Third-Party Data Processors

We use third parties to process personal data on our behalf. These third-parties are based in the USA and are EU-U.S Privacy Shield compliant.


6.0 Data Contact

The owner of this website is: Hosken Parks Limited, a UK Private limited Company with company number: 7283940

Our registered office/trading address is:

Hosken Parks
Okehampton Business Centre
Higher Stockley Mead
Exeter Road
EX20 1FJ

If you need to contact us with a data protection request, please use the details on our contact page.

7.0 Changes to our Privacy Policy

This privacy policy may change from time to time inline with legislation or industry developments. We will not explicitly inform our clients or website users of these changes. Instead, we recommend that you check this page occasionally for any policy changes. Specific policy changes and updates are mentioned in the changelog below.

8.0 Changelog

  • 6th February 2018 – changed details of Cookie Consent cookie