Cookie Statement

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

A cookie is a tiny data file, which is stored on your computer within the web browser, when certain web pages are visited.

We use cookies on our website for a variety of reasons which you can learn about below. The cookies we use do not store personally identifiable information nor can they harm your computer. We want our website to be informative, personal, and as user friendly as possible and cookies help us to achieve that goal.

By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies and other technologies as set out in this policy. We appreciate some users may like more individual control over their visit to our website and can adjust their settings accordingly. You can read all about this in the section below "How to control and delete cookies". If you do not agree to such use, please refrain from using the website.

HOW WE USE COOKIES

You may notice the presence of different types of cookies generated on your visit to this website. We use three types of cookies:

  • Session cookies, which are automatically deleted after every visit.

  • Persistent cookies that will remain in place during multiple visits to the site.

  • Third party cookies, which are used by partner websites that are embedded within our site or that we link to.

Cookies set by this site
Name Type Purpose

PHPSESSID

Session

A mixture a letters and numbers used to access information stored on the server. In particular we use it when customers are logged into restricted areas.

sd_accept_cookies

Persistent

True or false value indicating whether or not you want us to use cookies.

spec_banner

Persistent

Numeric value used to remember what PADI Specialty image we showed you on previous page.

token

Session

A mixture of letters and numbers required to aid online form submitting

weekstart

Persistent

Numeric value indicating the start day for our calendar

CalDebug

Session

True or false value on whether to issue advice on using our calendar

Third Party Cookies
Cookie Name Purpose

Google Analytics

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
Click here for an overview of privacy at Google

YouTube cookies

 

We embed videos from YouTube channels using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.
Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page.

To find out more about cookies, visit www.aboutcookies.org

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SESSION COOKIES

These enable you to perform essential functions on the site, such as remembering a repeat form field item within a browsing session. In addition, they help by limiting the need to transfer information across the Internet. They are not stored on your computer and will expire when you terminate your browser session.

PERSISTENT COOKIES

These enable us to recognise anonymous repeat visitors to the site. By matching an anonymous, randomly generated identifier, a record can be taken of specific browsing information such as how you arrive at the site, the pages you view, options you select, and the path taken through the site. By monitoring this information we’re able to make improvements to the site, including the fixing of errors and the enhancement of content.

3RD PARTY COOKIES

When you visit our site you may notice some cookies that are not related to Somerset Divers. If you go on to a web page that contains embedded content, for example from Facebook or YouTube, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We do not control the generation of these cookies, so we suggest that you check the individual third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them. The following third party cookies are used on the site:

  • Google Analytics - Used for website analytics

    YouTube - Used for viewing videos

How to control and delete cookies

Somerset Divers will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, should you choose to disable, reject or block our cookies, some parts of our website will not function fully, or in some cases, our website will not be accessible at all.

For more information on how to control your cookie settings and browser settings, or how to delete cookies on your hard drive, please visit www.aboutcookies.org.

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