Cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are files containing small amounts of text-only information which are downloaded to your device (your computer, tablet or phone, for example) via your web browser when you visit a website. Cookies perform lots of different tasks, like allowing you to complete online forms and remembering the browsing preferences you set on a website. All cookies used on this website are considered ‘privacy neutral’: they cannot be used to identify individuals, and the information they contain is never passed on to third parties. Wheatsheaf does not use cookies for marketing or advertising purposes. The cookies used on this site have been categorised based on definitions given in the ICC UK Cookie Guide as 'strictly necessary cookies', 'performance cookies' and 'functionality cookies'.

Strictly Necessary cookies

Strictly necessary cookies are essential in helping you to navigate the site effectively, and enable services such as online bookings, payments for services and forms you can complete online. These cookies are only used when you are required to complete any forms online on this site.

Performance cookies

Performance cookies allow us to analyse how much ‘traffic’ (how many visitors) our site receives. Like many websites, this website use a service called Google Analytics to allow us to study data about site use. Google analytics provides us with anonymous, aggregated statistics that help us to understand how visitors use our site, enabling us to improve the structure of the website and constantly improve the services we offer. The software does not allow us to identify individual visitors.

Google is developing a tool to enable users to ‘opt out’ of Google Analytics.

By usingwww.wheatsheafgroup.comm, you agree that we can place performance cookies on your device.

Functionality cookies

Functionality cookies allow us to provide user-friendly assistive functions on the site, for example allowing you to alter text size and customise page layout to suit your needs. By using www.wheatsheafgroup.com, you agree that we can place functionality cookies on your device.

Further information about cookies

There’s a lot of good information about cookies available online. For more information visit BBC Webwise or All About Cookies.

You can find out more about how your web browser works by visiting the appropriate link below, or by looking under the ‘help’ menu option in your browser.

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Get in touch

Contact uss if you have any questions about how we use cookies or analytics to develop the Wheatsheaf website.