Cookies policy

1. How we use cookies

iSightCornwall uses cookies to give you a better website. When you use our website, we add cookies to your device via your browser to give you the best experience of our website.

Cookies are small data files that are sent from a website to your computer or mobile phone. They are stored on the hard drive of your device. Some are stored just for the duration of your visit to the website, others are stored for much longer periods.

They improve things by:

  • remembering the things you’ve chosen while on our website, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page,
  • measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs.

By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

Our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. They’re just here to make the site work better for you. You can manage and/or delete these files as you wish. To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, you can visit

2. Cookie types

The cookies we use on our website fall into one of the following categories:

Essential cookies
These are mandatory cookies which are necessary for the website to function. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Performance cookies
These cookies help us understand how well the website is working (and how we can improve it!) we use third-party analytics tools such as Google Analytics. Analytics tools help us collect information about how people in general use our websites. For instance, it helps us monitor how many people visit each page or how long people stay on each page. These cookies do not collect or store personal information about you. Analytics data is completely anonymous.

Functional cookie
These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. If you do not allow these cookies, some functions may not work properly.

Targeting cookies
Targeting and advertising cookies are specially designed to collect information from you on your device in order to display ads based on related topics of interest. These cookies are, in most cases, persistent third-party cookies. This means that cookies can follow you when you visit other websites. These type of cookies are not set directly by iSightCornwall, but they may be dropped onto your computer by a third-party when you use our website or do certain things on one of our website. For instance:

  • Analytics tools to help improve our website which are not controlled by us but which are active on our website, for example Google Analytics.
  • Use ‘Like’ or ‘Share’ buttons that let you share pages through websites like Twitter and Facebook. These sites may set a cookie when you log in to share things.

As third-party cookies aren’t set by us, we can’t control how they work – but we can control which websites we choose to work with. We take your privacy seriously and we would never work with a website we don’t trust.

3. Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use our websites. We do this to make sure its meeting peoples’ needs and to understand how we can make the website work better. Google Analytics stores information about what pages on our website you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got there and what you click on while you are there.

We do not collect or store any other personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this data cannot be used to identify who you are. We do not:

  • share any of the data we collect about you with others, or
  • use this data to identify individuals.

4. Links

Our website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when your leave our website and to read the privacy notices of any other site that collects personally identifiable information. Further guidance on the use of personal information can be found at

5. Turning off cookies – your choice

Our website works better with cookies enabled. Our cookies don’t give us or anyone else access to your personal data. We strongly advise you to keep cookies enabled when you use iSightCornwall’s website. You can stop cookies being downloaded on to your computer or other device by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. If you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website.

There is more information about how to delete or stop using cookies on You can also opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics.

6. Where can I get advice?

If you have any worries or questions about how your personal information is handled by iSightCornwall, please view our Privacy Notice here If you would like to receive our Privacy Notice in another format, please contact our Data Protection Lead at or by calling 01872 261110.

For independent advice about data protection, privacy and data sharing issues, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) at:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Cheshire SK9 5AF
Tel: 0303 123 1113
Alternatively, visit: or call their helpline on 0303 123 1113

7. Changes to policy

We may change this Cookies Policy from time to time. If we make any significant changes to how we use your personal information we will make this clear on the iSightCornwall website.

8. Last updated

1 March 2024

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