Cookie Policy

How we use cookies

This page contains information about the cookies used by this website and other Woody’s Lodge online platforms.

 

What are cookies?

This website uses cookies. A cookie is a small text marker stored on your computer that enables us to track the usage and performance of our website. We use cookies to help us understand what our users’ interests and preferences are to ensure the website is as user friendly as possible.

Learn more about cookies and what they do at aboutcookies.org

 

How do we use cookies?

  • For some essential functions of our website
  • to help us better understand how visitors engage and use our website
  • for digital advertising to make sure our marketing is as cost-efficient as possible so we spend more on providing services to those that need them.

This site uses both first party and third party cookies.

 

Managing cookies

Cookies help us to ensure that our website is as good as it can be for our users, and that all our digital marketing is as efficient as it can be. You can turn off cookies, however, you should be aware that if you disable all cookies, some elements of our website may not work properly.

For help managing your cookies on different browsers, see below:

Firefox: Enable and disable cookies

Safari: Managing Cookies

Google Chrome: Manage cookies

Internet Explorer: How to manage & delete cookies

 

Cookies we use

This section lists all the cookies used by Woody’s Lodge – both on this website and on our online platforms.

 

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets cookies in order to allow us to evaluate and report on the use of our website. It is widely used across the web and all data is anonymised meaning the cookies carry no personally identifiable information. These cookies help us to understand our visitor’s behaviour and allow us to make improvements to better our user’s experience.

 

More information about Google Analytics

Remarketing (showing adverts on third party websites). Woody’s Lodge and third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to inform, optimise and serve ads based on someone’s past visits to our website.

Google Display Network Impression Reporting. Woody’s Lodge and third-party vendors, use cookies to report how our ad impressions, other uses of ad services and interactions with these ad impressions and ad services are related to visits to our site.

Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. Woody’s Lodge uses data from Google’s Interest-based advertising or 3rd-party audience data (such as age, gender and interests) with Google Analytics to inform our marketing strategy.

Visitors can opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customise Google Display Network ads using Google’s Ad Settings page.

 

Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information.

 

Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy.

 

Google Analytics employs cookies to collect data about how visitors are using the websites. Google Analytics uses only first-party cookies for data analysis. This means that the cookies are linked to a specific website domain, and Google Analytics will only use that cookie data for statistical analysis related to your browsing behaviour on that specific website. According to Google, the data collected cannot be altered or retrieved by services from other domains.

 

Google AdWords

We also make use of AdWords remarketing functionality. This allows us to target people who have previously visited our site with display advertising. In order to do this, we make use of AdWords remarketing tags that set information within a doubleclick.net cookie. Google serve their ads based on a visitor’s interests and you can find out more information by visiting Google Ad Preferences.

 

We also use Google’s doubleclick.net cookie for conversion tracking purposes, to track the performance of our AdWords campaigns. If you visit certain pages on our website within 30 days of clicking on one of our ads, Google (and Woody’s Lodge) will be able to tell that your visit was a result of a click on one of these ads.

 

YouTube

We embed videos using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page. Read Google’s Privacy Policy for more information.

 

Twitter

Twitter uses both session cookies and persistent cookies to improve their service including understanding user interaction, monitor aggregate usage and web traffic routing.

 

Find out more about Twitter privacy policy.

 

Facebook

Facebook uses cookies for showing content and advertising, improving their products and services and for security.

 

Read Facebook’s Privacy statement for more information.