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A cookie is a small file which is placed on your computer's hard drive when you visit a website. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the site owners, such as which pages you find useful or not. A web browser normally deletes session cookies when it quits. A cookie does not give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. Cookies are used on this site to maintain functionality as you move between pages.
VLUK's website use first party cookies, which allow us to distinguish you from other users. They maintain functionality as you move between pages and help us to improve our sites. We also use some widely-used third-party social media plugins as marketing tools, and to provide convenience tools for our visitors, which create cookies.
Can I control my cookie preferences?
There are different types of cookies on our sites. Some of these, used for marketing purposes or to enable third-party plug-ins, are optional. Others are necessary for the functioning of the sites, and as such you can’t turn these off – however, these do not collect personal information about you. You can review your cookie preferences using the links at the bottom of each of our sites.
The types of cookie we collect are as follows:
These cookies cannot be turned off as they are required in order for our website to work.
These cookies are used to deliver certain functionality, such as the advanced website layout, to remember which types of cookies you’re happy for us to collect, and to tell us how our customers use our website by recording anonymous website usage statistics. We use this data to ensure our websites are working well for all our customers, and help us to make improvements. These cookies cannot be turned off.
These cookies are used to help us analyse detailed website use and decide which services are relevant to you. We use this data to tailor marketing and ads that you may see on our or other website and mobile platforms, including social media.
The following cookies may be used on this website:
List Of Cookies We Use
When Do Our Cookies Expire?The lifespan of the cookies we set on the Oxford Spires website ranges from the duration of your current session on our website to over 3 months.
Blocking CookiesYou can adjust your browser settings to block most cookies. Click on Cookie Preferences on the bottom website footer. However, please be aware that if you block all cookies you may not be able to access all of the features on the website and may experience reduced functionality when using certain parts of the website.
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If you have any questions about our Cookie Usage Policy or complaints please contact us.
We reserve the right to update this policy from time to time and we will keep you informed by updating this statement on our website.
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