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Our Log Files
Cookies and Web Beacons
What you can do
Safeguarding your Information
The information provided here is to explain what types of personal information we receive and collect when you visit our website, and how we use and safeguard that information.
We DO NOT sell your personal information to third parties.
The logs also provide information about which search engines our visitors arrive from. If they arrive via a link on another website, the logs record the site and page containing the followed link.
You cannot be identified from this information and it is only used to assist us in providing an effective service on our website.
We use this information, in an aggregated form, to provide us with a view of the way our website is being accessed, what pages are popular, which days of the week or month are busiest, which times of the day are busiest, which search engines provide us with the most visitors and which links on other websites send us the most visitors.
This enables us to develop the pages that our visitors are interested in, optimise our pages for the major search engines that send us visitors and generally improve our website.
Our hosting company (Easily) may use the information to administer our website and help to diagnose any network or server problems.
|* to ensure you do not receive cookies in future but any sites you visit will be unable to offer you a personalised service.
One of the uses of cookies is to distinguish new visitors from those that have visited us before. Whilst we are always keen to see new visitors, we would like to know that our website is providing a good user experience that encourages them to visit us again.
We carry third party advertisements on Visiting Cornwall to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geographically targeting their advertisements (for example, if an advertiser for a cinema chain can identify that the visitor is located in the London area they will display details of London cinemas).
You can see what cookies and web beacons we use on Visiting Cornwall on our Cookies page
|*, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.
Deleting cookies does not mean you are permanently opted out of any advertising program. Unless you have settings that disallow cookies, the next time you visit a site running the advertisements, a new cookie will be added.
* Controlling Cookies on your Browser
Your ability to control the cookies you accept depends on the type of browser you are currently using. You can instruct your browser to accept all cookies or to alert you each time a cookie is offered. This way you can decide whether to accept one or not.
In Firefox 3.6:
In Internet Explorer 7.0 or 8.0:
In Internet Explorer 9.0:
In Google Chrome:
We at Visiting Cornwall do not retain any personal information that may have been obtained from your viewing our website.
Our log files are held securely by our web server operators (Easily) and only statistical information, in an aggregated form, is ever made available publically. See our Web Statistics page for the information we make public.