What cookies are, what cookies we Shipley Ltd. uses them on the site and how Shipley Ltd. uses them.

We are in the process of changing the way you can manage the cookies and tracking technologies we use on our website.

We are working hard on a solution that will give you the choice and flexibility to control the cookies that we place on your computer. This is still under review based on the current guidelines, but we will bring you full details once it is ready to be launched.


What are cookies and tracking technologies?

A cookie is a text file containing a small amount of data which is downloaded to your computer when you visit one of our website or see one of our adverts elsewhere on the internet. The vast majority of website use cookies and tracking technologies. Cookies are useful because they help us arrange the content and layout of our website and recognise those computers that have been to our website before. They allow us to remember your preference settings and play an important role in helping us to enhance the usability and performance of our website and your experience using them. Some cookies are also essential to enable you to move around our website and use its features. They also help us to identify which of our articles are the most popular and the types of journey visitors have to our website.

A list of our cookies used can be found in the Cookies Used by Shipley section.

How we use cookies and how to delete them?

When you access our website you will receive a message advising you that we have placed some cookies on your computer. This was necessary in order to display the website page to you. If you continue to use our website, further cookies will be placed on your computer to maximise your experience on our website and to help us understand how we can improve them.

If you don’t want us to place cookies on your computer then there are a number of ways you can opt out – setting your browser either to reject all cookies, to only allow “trusted” sites to set them, or to accept only those cookies from those websites which you are currently on.

Please remember – if you do delete all your cookies, some features of our website, such as remembering your login details, will not work and your experience on our website may be affected.

We like the website http://www.aboutcookies.org which is run by the law firm Pinsent Masons. Not only does it have the recipe for ‘the world’s finest cookies’, it also gives you detailed step by step guidance on how to control and delete cookies depending on your browser type. You can then adjust your browser settings to your preferred level of protection.

Shipley’s classification of cookies

We have reviewed all the cookies we use and have divided them into three categories:

  • Strictly Necessary
    These cookies are essential to enable you to move you around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, our website won’t work properly.
  • Performance
    These cookies collect information about how you use our website, for instance, which pages you go to most often and if you get error messages from those pages. We only use these cookies to improve how our website work.
  • Functionality
    These cookies allow us to remember the choices you make (such as your user name) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of our web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as watching a video or commenting on a blog.

Cookies used by Shipley

Cookie TypeFile NamePurposeClassification


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Virtuemart’s network privacy policy

25e4a6d78cac9718676937e1c526b83dThis cookie is essential for site use. We use the Virtuemart component within Shipley’s website; it provides functionality for our e-commerce solution. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.Strictly Necessary

Google Analytics

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Google’s privacy policy

_utmzThese cookies are used to collect anonymous 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.Performance

ShipleyWinsUK Twitter posts

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Twitter’s privacy policy


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These cookies are essential for the function and display of the front page Twitter module for ShipleyWinsUK. The twitter_sess and orginal_referer cookie are deleted at the end of the session. The Guest_id cookie expires within 2 years. The k cookie expires within 7 days.

These do not hold any personal information about the user.

Strictly Necessary

FunctionalityEvent ManagementPHPSESSID
Value: e6758e272b5387a66c1f03d56a5ca140

This cookie is used within the Event Management booking system to hold session information during the booking of an event.

This cookie is deleted within 15 minutes of inactivity or after the session ends.

Strictly Necessary


YouTube cookies

We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page.

Google & Google Analytics Privacy Policy

We use Google Analytics to better understand how our customers navigate to and through our website, how long customers spend visiting our content items and how often they return to visit our website. Google Analytics also helps us track the effectiveness of the money we spend on our digital marketing campaigns.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across our website visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

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