Cookies Policy

Chasewater Railway Museum Cookies Policy.


Cookies Policy

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(s) work as you'd expect
In some cases Remember your settings during and between visits
Improve the speed/security of the site
Help us to improve our website and museum services by logging usage and enabling statistical analysis
Help us to develop and offer resources and activities related to the museum

We do not use cookies to:

Collect any personally identifiable information other than that we ask you to provide when registering for our services
Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
Pass personally identifiable data to third parties

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(s), 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.

Our cookies are non-optional and you should not use our website(s) if you do not wish us to use cookies.

Types of cookies we may depending on the website you use:

Website Function Cookies

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work.
We use cookies to collect usage data for our web site(s).
There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Third party functions

Some website(s) might, 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:

No such cookies are used at present

Social Website Cookies

So you can easily 'Like' or share our content on the likes of Facebook, Twitter and Google+ we may include sharing buttons on our website(s).

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.

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

No such cookies are used on our Catalogue, but they are used on our main web site.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We may 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. Our 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 may use Google Analytics to compile visitors statistics. Click here to find out more about the cookies that are set by Google Analytics.

You can use a tool to opt-out of all Google Analytics cookies, by visiting their web site for information.

No such cookies are used at present

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our's and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called 'spyware'. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive.

This Cookies Policy was adopted by the Museum Management Committee on the 30th April 2019 and will be updated and reviewed as required.