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Privacy & Cookies

If you'd like to know about the use of data on this website please read on!

The Understandable Version

What you're really interested in knowing is how we use your information, what we do with it and what we know about you! In simple terms anything we do with data is to benefit our users and to make the site more user friendly. We use google analyics, and to find out why you can read more here. The main benefits are to know the region you're viewing the site from, how long you viewed the site for and which pages you visited. We can detect the IP address you've viewed from and which device and browser you used to view the site but all cookies used on this site are 100% organic and approved by the FSA! OK, so they're not actually edible cookies, it's just a term used to describe data we store on your computer, that helps with this tracking process. To find out exact details, read on, otherwise please be assured we can not track your name, address, phone number, or what you're drinking when viewing the site, unless you choose to email this to us!

If you submit a playground to be added to our database we ask for your email address as an optional requirement. If you do choose to supply your email address, it will be stored in our database and allow us to identify which playgrounds you have submitted for review. We will only use it to notify you when the playground has been accepted or to ask you a question about your submission. All emails from us will be sent from info@ukplaygrounds.co.uk and we won't pass on your email address to anyone else. If you would like to remove your email address from our database at any time please email us to request removal.

Images

Images used on this website are owned and copyrighted to ukplaygrounds.co.uk and may not be downloaded or used without the explicit permission of ukplaygrounds.co.uk. This includes using the images for personal and commercial use.

If you upload images to our site you are agreeing that there is no copyright present on the images and that ukplaygrounds.co.uk may use the image on the site without restriction. Any persons present in images must have given consent to the image being uploaded and must also understand and agree to this privacy agreement. In the case that the image contains pictures of children, the legally responsible parent(s) or guardian(s) must give consent on their behalf. Should we discover a breach of this guidelines the images will be removed immediately.

The Technical Bit

 If you have an interest in the more technical details about cookies this site creates we have listed the details below:

Name: __ga 
Value: eg: GA1.3.1322442670.1390511553 
Expiration: 2 years
Created by Google Analytics and is used to distinguish users.

Name: csrftoken
Value: eg: FdiIMKH7ybcJlzIaM2aqcpYfyDXAD6F
Expiration: 1 year
Created by Disqus, which powers our comments system, and enables you to remain logged in to leave comments without the need to log in multiple times.

Name: cookieconsent_status
Value: eg: dismiss
Expiration: 1 year
Created by the Cookie Consent widget and enables you to accept our cookie statement once every year.

Every user has the ability to manage their cookie jars so if you're not happy with us using these cookies then you may adjust your browser settings to suit. Please remember we use cookies for users benefit and turning them off may affect the performance of the site. As delighted as we are that you have decided to visit our site if you're not happy with our use of cookies you do have the option not to visit the site again. Please find instructions for managing cookies on your browser below.

Internet Explorer

  • Click Tools in the upper right hand area of your browser
  • Find and click Internet Options
  • Go to the Privacy tab and click Advanced
  • Check Override automatic cookie handling (if it isn't already)
  • Set First-party Cookies as necessary
  • Set Third-party cookies as necessary

Chrome

  • Click the Chrome Menu Icon -> Settings
  • Near the bottom of the page, click Show advanced settings
  • In the "Privacy" section, click Content settings
  • In the "Cookies" section, choose Allow local data to be set (recommended)
  • Manage "Block all third-party cookies..." and "Clear cookies..." as necessary

Firefox

  • Windows: Go to Tools -> Options
  • Mac: Go to Firefox -> Preferences
  • Click the Privacy tab
  • Under History, select Use custom settings for history
  • Manage both Accept cookies from sites and Accept third-party cookies as necessary

Safari

  • Windows: Go to Edit -> Preferences
  • Mac: Go to Safari -> Preferences
  • Click the Security tab
  • Under Block Cookies, select From third parties or advertisers or Never as necessary

If you would like to discuss any aspect of this privacy policy please email Kerry and Rich at info@ukplaygrounds.co.uk.