About cookies & What They Mean
Cookies are information packets sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.
There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date. Our website uses session cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.
We use the following cookies on our website:
Google cookies - _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz
Old Browser Cookies - old-browser_continue
The Clock Tower Hotel uses this cookie to allow users with older browsers to continue to use our website. Users with older browsers are advised to upgrade or continue to use this site with their old browser. This cookie remembers their selection so they do not need to see the warning more than once
Logged in Cookie - PHPSESSID
This is a required cookie so the site knows which users are logged into this website
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.
- In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy", and selecting "Block all cookies" using the sliding selector.
- In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking "Tools", "Options" and "Privacy".
- In Google Chrome click on the spanner icon, click "settings" "Show advanced settings" In the "privacy" section click the "content settings" button
Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites. If you have any questions then please feel free to email us.