Privacy Policy

Here is our commitment to you:

We won’t give or sell or trade your email or personal details with anyone else, unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

We use Google Analytics to track what’s happening on the website. To do this we have to drop cookies to see where you’re coming from and if you came back. It helps us analyse which parts of our site are interesting and which we need to improve. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page, so check back to ensure that you are happy with any changes.


Depending on your browser’s security settings, websites may be allowed to create and store small files called ‘cookies’ in a specific directory on your computer to help with the functionality of the site. Cookies cannot harm your computer in any way. Only the website that created the cookie can subsequently reuse it.

There are two types of cookies:

  • A persistent cookie remains on your computer for a period of time to allow a website to recognise you when you return and present you with the appropriate customised pages

What cookies the Bothen Hill website uses are detailed below

Cookies for measuring site usage

Google Analytics sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and volumes of usage. This to ensure that the service is available when you want it and fast.

_ga randomly generated number 2 years
_gat randomly generated number 30 minutes
wordpress_test_cookie randomly generated number when user exits browser

For further details on the cookies set by Google Analytics, please refer to the Google Code website.

Other Cookies

Cookie Purpose Expires
viewed_cookie_policy  Records that you have accepted our cookies or not  1 year

In addition our sharing plugin may cause other sites outside of our control to set cookies from other sites such as Google+, Facebook and LinkedIn

This policy is effective from 14th May, 2016.

You can contact us any time about this Privacy Policy.

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