What Are Cookies

Cookies are used as common practice with almost all professional websites including Optocoach.co.uk. Cookies are small files that are downloaded to your computer in order to improve your overall experience.  This page aims to describe what information cookies gather, how we use the information and why occasionally the cookies need to be stored. Further information will also be provided on how to prevent the storage of cookies. This can often lead to a downgrade or disruption of certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies, please read ‘What Are Cookies’.

How We Use Cookies

Cookies are used for a variety of reasons – these reasons are listed below. In the majority of cases, there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to the site. It is recommended that all cookies are enabled as they may be used to provide a service you require on the site.

Disabling Cookies

Cookie settings can be adjusted by changing the settings on your browser (see your browsers’ Help section on how to do this). Please note that the disabling of cookies will affect the functionality and features of the site and many other websites that you may visit. It is highly recommended to enable all cookies in order to get the best experience on the site.

The Cookies We Set

  • Account related cookies – if you opt to create an account with us, we will use cookies for the sign up and management process and general administration. These cookies are often deleted once you log out of your account. Please note that in some cases, the cookies may remain in order to remember your site preferences when logged out.
  • Login related cookies – cookies are used when logged in as it allows us to remember the details. This prevents you from having to log in every time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.
  • Order processing related cookies – this site offers e-commerce / payment facilities. This means some cookies are essential in ensuring that your order is remembered in between pages and allows the correct processing of the order.
  • Form related cookies – when data is submitted through a form such as those found on the ‘About Us’, ‘Contact Us’ and ‘Course Enquiries’ pages, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

 

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section highlights which third party cookies you may encounter throughout this site.

Google Analytics is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web. This helps us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track how long you spend on the site and pages that you visit which will subsequently allow us to produce more engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, please see the official Google Analytics page.

More Information

For further information on cookies, please click on this link or email info@optocoach.co.uk.