What are cookies?
Types of cookie
Cookies can be ‘session cookies’ or ‘persistent cookies’.
- Session cookies are temporary and should be deleted by your browser when you quit. They’re often used to help you to navigate websites efficiently and use functionality.
- Persistent cookies can remain on your hard drive indefinitely (how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie) and may continue to be accessed via your browser.
- First party cookies are set by the website you visit and can be session or persistent cookies.
- Third party cookies are set by other websites who run content on webpages that you view and can also be session or persistent cookies.
Can I turn off cookies?
Some people find the idea of a website storing information on their device intrusive. Although generally harmless, you might not want to see advertising targeted to your interests.
However, if you opt to disable cookies, a number of important functions and services could be unavailable to you and our websites will not operate correctly in your browser.
All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. You can usually find these settings in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu. To understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, or select the use the ‘help’ option in your browser for more details.
- Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
- Cookie settings in Firefox
- Cookie settings in Chrome
- Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS
If you’re concerned about third party cookies generated by advertisers, you can turn them off by going to the Your Online Choices site.
Which type of cookies does Heritage Quay use?
This site uses Microsoft Clarity to anonymously measure how our audience is using the site but that will only happen if you give explicit consent to store a cookie. We do not collect any personal information. You can change your consent at any time.
Content that is embedded on our website from other platforms e.g. YouTube and Flickr may also set cookies, however this can be stopped by disabling Third Party Cookies in your web browser settings.