Cookie Policy

Our use of Cookies

Our site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by us and are used only by us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of our site and to provide and improve our services. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.

By using our site you may also receive certain third party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than us. Third party Cookies are used on our site for advertising. These Cookies are not integral to the functioning of our site and your use and experience of our site will not be impaired by refusing consent to them.

All Cookies used by and on our site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law.

Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a permission tab requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of our site may not function fully or as intended.

The following first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

Name of CookieProviderPurpose
_gaepsomandewellfamilies.co.ukUsed to distinguish users
_gidepsomandewellfamilies.co.ukUsed to distinguish users
_gatepsomandewellfamilies.co.ukUsed by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

and the following third party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

Name of CookieProviderPurpose
__cfduidaddtoanyUsed by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.
frFacebookFacebook tracks opted-out Facebook users with a cookie (fr) that is used for advertising purposes

Our site uses analytics services provided by Google Analytics. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling us to better understand how our site is used. This, in turn, enables us to improve our site and the services offered through it. You do not have to allow us to use these Cookies, however whilst our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of our site, it does enable us to continually improve our site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.

The analytics service used by our site uses Cookies to gather the required information.

The analytics service used by our site use the following Cookies:

Name of CookieFirst/Third PartyProviderPurpose
_gaFirstGoogleUsed to distinguish users
_gidFirstGoogleUsed to distinguish users
_gatFirstGoogleUsed to throttle request rate
AMP_TOKENFirstGoogleUsed to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service
_gac_<property-id> FirstGoogleCampaign Tracking

In addition to the controls that we provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all cookies or only third party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. You can obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

You can choose to delete Cookies on your computer or device at any time, however you may lose any information that enables you to access our site more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, login and personalisation settings.

It is recommended that you keep your internet browser and operating system up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser and manufacturer of your computer or device if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.