Cookie Policy

Cookies in use on this site

Visiting our website with your personal browser settings configured to accept cookies implies to us that you are in consent to our use of cookies as described below.

The Law

On May 25th 2012 a European Union law was implemented by UK legislation, The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011, with a requirement that websites that leave non-essential cookies on visitors’ devices have to inform the visitor what these cookies are. This website complies with this law by providing information on the cookies we use so that if you choose you can either modify your browser settings to manage cookies or leave the website.

Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

Website Function Cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Making our shopping basket and checkout work
  • Remembering your search settings
  • Allowing you to add comments to our site

If you switch off cookies on your browser this will stop certain function of our website working correctly, including placing a booking .

Third party functions

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. Our site includes the following which use cookies:

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties

Social Website Cookies

So you can easily Like or share our content on sites such as Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.
Cookies are set by:

  • ShareThis – Privacy Policy provide us with lots of sharing buttons all in one neat package
  • AddThis – Privacy Policy provide us with lots of sharing buttons all in one neat package

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called analytics programs also tell us if , on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.
We use: Google Analytics.

Affiliate Cookies

We have a number of partners who promote our service on a success-only basis (i.e. instead of paying for advertising, we pay them commissions on sales). Cookies are required to allow us to reward these partners and these cookies are usually provided by specialist companies (known as affiliate networks). Neither us, the networks, or the partner advertising or recommending our services are able to identify you personally. We ask you to support us by allowing these cookies which ultimately help us to offer you the service we do at the price we do. Our affiliate cookies are provided by: SuperControl.

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies – to learn more about cookies and how to change your browser settings visit the website www.allaboutcookies.org

This site uses the following non-essential cookies:

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PHP Session

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The PHPSESSID cookie is native to PHP, the coding language used to build this Site. On our Site it is used to establish a user session and to pass data via a temporary cookie, which is commonly referred to as a session cookie.

This cookie is essential in order to enable you to move around the Site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Site. Without these cookies, services that you may ask for cannot be provided.

As the PHPSESSID cookie has no timed expiry, it disappears when your browsing session on our Site is closed.

Google Analytics

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Used to collect information about how visitors use our Site.

We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the Site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the Site, where visitors have come to the Site from and the pages they visited.

Learn more about Google Analytics and privacy

Google

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Some of these cookies only show if you are logged in to a Google Account or are using Google Plus while browsing our Site.

These are Google preference cookies, a unique identifier used by Google applications to store user preferences.

Some of them may not be delivered depending on the browser being used.

Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

Learn more about Google’s Privacy Policy

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If you have a Facebook account, these cookies will allow you to share content on our Site with your Facebook contacts. You will be also able to tell if you or your Facebook friends ‘Liked’ any content on our Site in the past. The cookies will also send some non personal data to Facebook to gather aggregate information on how people interact with websites that use the Like button.

Facebook do not use the information they receive to create a profile of your browsing behaviour or to show you targeted ads, although they may use anonymous or aggregate data to improve ads generally. Facebook delete or anonymise the information they receive within 90 days and don’t sell it to advertisers or share it without your permission

Learn more about Facebook’s Privacy Policy

Share this

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This cookie is set by the ShareThis social sharing widget. It allows ShareThis to count the number of unique users that share content and how many page views are generated from the resulting share. This cookie is used for analytical purposes and it doesn’t link to personal information. Even though it is a first party cookie, Wilderness Scotalnd have no control over it.

Learn More about ShareThis Privacy Policy

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