Difford's Guide

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Cookie Policy &
Cookie Preferences

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

1. What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

2. What cookies do we use?

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

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3. Third-party websites

Our website links through to third-party websites which may also use cookies over which we have no control. These third parties may include, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis and payment services (i.e., Paypal, Opayo, etc). We recommend that you check the relevant third party's privacy policies for information about any cookies which may be used.

4. Control

If you wish to deactivate any third-party advertising cookies, you can generally do this through your browser settings. The "Help" function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.allaboutcookies.org which contains information on how to block cookies from a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies.

5. Changes

We may need to update this Cookie Policy from time to time and so we encourage you to review this Cookie Policy periodically to stay informed about how we are using cookies. This Cookie Policy was last updated on 31 January 2023.