Privacy & Cookies

theabbey.co.uk puts small files (known as 'cookies') onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site. We don't use cookies to identify you personally. Cookies are used to:

  • Measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
  • Remember the notifications you've seen so that we don't show them to you again

How we use cookies

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use theabbey.co.uk. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements. Google Analytics stores information about:

  • The pages you visit on theabbey.co.uk - how long you spend on each theabbey.co.uk page
  • How you got to the site
  • What you click on while you're visiting the site

We don't collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information can't be used to identify who you are.

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

NamePurposeExpires
_utmaDetermines the number of unique visitors to the site2 years
_utmbThis works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on our site30 minutes
_utmcThis works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browserwhen you close your browser
_utmzThis provides information about how you reached the site (eg from another website or a search engine)6 months

Google have made a tool available if you wish to opt out.


Further Information

By accessing theabbey.co.uk you agree to our use of cookies. If you do not wish to accept cookies, you may either stop using the site or delete and block all cookies from the site, but parts of the site may not work.