1.1Our website uses cookies.

1.2Insofar as those cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision of our website, we will ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you first visit our website.

2.About cookies

2.1A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

2.2Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

2.3Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

3.Cookies used by our service providers

3.1Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

3.2We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/. The relevant cookies are: _ga, _gid, _gat_gtag_UA-118606504-1.

4.Managing cookies

4.1Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

  1. https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);
  2. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);
  3. http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);
  4. https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);
  5. https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and
  6. https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).

4.2Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

4.3If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

5.Cookie preferences

5.1You can manage your preferences relating to the use of cookies on our website by using the controls below.

6.Our details

6.1This website is owned and operated by Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales (CPRW), The Welsh Countryside Charity.

6.2We are a charity registered in England and Wales under registration number 239899, and our registered office is at Ty Gwyn, 31 High Street, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 7YD.

6.3Our principal place of business is at Ty Gwyn, 31 High Street, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 7YD.

6.4You can contact us:

  1. by post, to the postal address given above;
  2. by telephone on 01938 552 525; or
  3. by email, using [email protected]

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