What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small amount of data, often including a unique identifier, sent to your computer or mobile phone (referred to here as a “device”) internet browser from a website’s computer and is stored on your device’s hard drive.

Each website can send its own cookies to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but to protect your privacy your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other websites.

On the Amstone Developments website, cookies are used to enhance the browsing experience and to enable us to track how the site is used. During the course of a visit to the website the pages you see are downloaded to your device along with a cookie. Many websites do this because cookies enable website publishers to do useful things like find out whether that device/person has visited the website before. This is done on a repeat visit by checking to find the cookie left there on the last visit.

Cookies used by this site

Amstone Developments uses cookies for providing an efficient and enjoyable browsing experience and collecting statistical data. We do not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.

This website uses two types of cookies:

  • Google Analytics Cookies
    The Amstone Developments website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets cookies in order to evaluate your use of the site and compile activity reports to enable us to improve the site and gather visitor statistics.

    Google stores the information collected by its cookies on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your device with any other data held by Google. By using the Amstone Developments site you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above

  • WordPress Cookies
    The Amstone Developments website is constructed using the widely used website software WordPress. Cookies are used to identify your visits to the site and to enable the efficient display of content in a usable and attractive way.

    WordPress stores information about your visits privately and securely on our web server and this information is inaccessible to anyone other than Amstone Developments and its appointed web design and hosting company.

How to control and delete cookies

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies set by this website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this with the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual or the manufacturer’s website.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the Amstone Developments website.

Further information

For enquiries related to cookie usage please send an email through the Contact Us page.