1. Introduction

1.1 Our website uses cookies.

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

2. Credit

2.1 This document was adapted using a template from Docular (https://docular.net).

3. About cookies

3.1 A 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.

3.2 Cookies 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.

4. Cookies that we use

4.1 We use cookies for the following purposes:

(a) advertising – we use cookies to help us to display advertisements that will be relevant to you;

(b) analysis – we use cookies to help us to analyse the use and performance of our website and services;

(c) cookie consent – we use cookies to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally; and

(d) preferences – we use cookies to store your preferences when displaying maps.

5. Cookies used by our service providers

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

5.2 We use Google Analytics. Google Analytics gathers information about the use of our website by means of cookies. The information gathered is used to create reports about the use of our website. You can find out more about Google’s use of information by visiting https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/ and you can review Google’s privacy policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy.

5.3 We publish Google AdSense advertisements on our website. The advertisements may be personalised to reflect your interests. To help determine your interests Google and its partners use cookies. The cookies are used to track your previous visits to our website and your visits to other websites. You can opt out of Google’s personalised advertising by visiting https://www.google.com/settings/ads and you can opt out of third party cookies use for personalised advertising by visiting http://www.aboutads.info. You can review Google’s privacy policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy.

5.4 We use Google Maps. In order to store your display preferences and browser capabilities, Google uses cookies. These cookies are used by Google to store preferences and user information each time they visit web pages containing geographical maps. These cookies contain sufficient information to allow tracking. They are used only on pages where there is the Google map. You can find out more about Google’s use of information by visiting https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/ and you can review Google’s privacy policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy.

6. Placed cookies

Google Adsense
Purpose: Cookies used by Google Adsense, to show you advertisements based on browsing behaviour.
Retention period: Up to 2 years
Description: Cookies used by Google Adsense, to show you advertisements based on browsing behaviour.
Used namesSharing
google_experiment_modXX, 1P_JAR, APISID, HSID, NID, SAPISID, SID, SIDCC, SSID (XX represents varying further digits)Privacy statement
Google Analytics
Purpose: Used to keep a record of visitor statistics.
Retention period: 30 days
Description: We use Google Analytics to collect visitor statistics to improve our site. A relevant data processing agreement has been concluded with Google. Data exchange with other Google services is switched off and IP addresses are anonymized.
Used namesSharing
_gaXX, _utmXX, _gid, _git (XX represents varying further digits)Privacy statement
Google Maps
Purpose: Display maps on our website
Retention period: Up to 2 years
Description: We have embedded Google Maps on our website. Our website connects to the Google Maps API to display these maps. The Google Maps API requests your IP address.
Used namesSharing
SID, SAPISID, APISID, SSID, HSID, NID, PREFPrivacy statement
Complianz
Purpose: Remember the cookie warning choice
Retention period: 365 days
Description: Complianz stores the user preferences for the cookie warning banner
Used namesSharing
cmplz_all, cmplz_event_xxx, cmplz_stats, cmplz_id, complianz_config, complianz_consent_status, complianz_policy_idPrivacy statement

7. Managing cookies

7.1 On your first visit to our website and whenever you click on the Reset Cookie Preferences button at the bottom of this page, you will be given the option to Accept All Cookies, or to accept only Functional Cookies. Functional cookies are necessary for the website to work correctly. If you choose to accept only Functional cookies, cookies used by Google Adsense and Google Analytics for the purposes of Advertising and Analysis will be blocked, until such time as you amend your selection again using the Reset Cookie Preferences banner.

7.2 Most 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 (for other browsers check your browser Help files or documentation):

(a) Chrome

(b) Firefox

(c) Opera

(d) Internet Explorer

(e) Safari

(f) Edge

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

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

8. Our details

8.1 This website is owned and operated by Wells Guide.

8.2 Our principal place of business is at Brandon House, Sedge Fen Road, Southery, Norfolk PE38 0PT.

8.3 You can contact us:

(a) by post, to the postal address given above;

(b) using our website contact form;

(c) by telephone, on the contact number published on our website; or

(d) by email, using the email address published on our website.