1. Introduction

1.1. Our website uses cookies.

1.2. By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

2. Credit

2.1. This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (http://www.seqlegal.com).

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.

3.3. Cookies 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.

3.4. Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.

4. Our cookies

4.1. We use both session and persistent cookies on our website.

4.2. The names of the cookies that we use on our website, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:

(a) we use essential cookies to recognise a computer when a user visits our website, track users as they navigate the website and to improve the website’s usability Some of the cookies on our website are essential for us to be able to provide you with a service you have requested. An example of this would be a cookie used to enable you to log into your account on the website or which allows communication between your browser and the website. Our cookie preference cookie described in the section “How can I reject or opt out of receiving cookies?” is also an essential cookie. You may not be able to use our website without these cookies

(b) We use user cookies to improve your experience by remembering your preferences so we know how you like to use our website. Examples of this would be remembering you so that you are served with the same content or to remember you when you come back to the site.

(c) Social Sharing – We use third party cookies to allow you to share content directly on the social networking/sharing sites like Facebook, Twitter or Google+. Examples would be if you wanted to “like” or “tweet” about us or our products or services. Please see our “Third Party Cookies” section below for more details.

5. Analytics cookies

5.1. We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website.
5.2. Our analytics service provider generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies.

5.3. The analytics cookies used by our website have the following names: _ga, _gat, __utma, __utmt, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz and __utmv.

5.4. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.

5.5. Our analytics service provider’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

6. Third party cookies

6.1. Our website also uses third party cookies.

6.2. Analytics – Google provide anonymised data about the visits made to our website. Google use cookies to help protect your privacy and help ensure your browsing activities remain safe. Google also store cookies which allow the “Google +” social sharing functionality. Google tools may also collect data for the purpose of interest-based advertising.

6.3. Details of other third party cookies used by our website are set out below:

(a) Facebook Social Sharing – Facebook store cookies which allow the Facebook “Like” social sharing functionality but only if you click on the Facebook “Like” button on our website or log in using your Facebook account.
More information and how to opt-out: http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy

(b) Twitter Social Sharing – Twitter also store cookies which allow their social sharing functionality including the “Tweet” function and to generate usage information during your visit to our website. More information and how to opt-out: http://twitter.com/privacy

7. Blocking cookies

7.1. Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:

(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and then “Advanced”;

(b) in Firefox (version 44) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”; and

(c) in Chrome (version 48), you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Content settings”, and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.

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

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

8. Deleting cookies

8.1. You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:

(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11);

(b) in Firefox (version 44), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”, then selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, clicking “Show Cookies”, and then clicking “Remove All Cookies”; and

(c) in Chrome (version 48), you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Clear browsing data”, and then selecting “Cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data”.

8.2. Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

9. Cookie preferences

9.1. You can manage your preferences relating to the use of cookies on our website by visiting: www.greenteampartnership.co.uk

10. Our details

10.1. This website is owned and operated by Green Team Partnership Ltd.

10.2. We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 07839552, and our registered office is at 8 Roe House, Broomley, Stocksfield, NE43 7HP

10.3. Our principal place of business is at 8 Roe House, Broomley, Stocksfield, NE43 7HP

10.4. You can contact us:

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

(b) using our website contact form;

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

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