About Cookies on Albion.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that (with your consent) we place on your computer, by your continued use of the site you agree to this.

We use cookies to allow us to identify you from other users visiting our website, so that we can improve your experience and the way our website works when you are browsing through it. We also use “analytical” cookies which allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how you and others move around our website. Cookies make it easy for you to find what you are looking for. Blocking or restricting cookies may affect the full function of our website.

Types of cookies:

Session – this type only lasts for the duration you are on the website.

Persistent – this type of cookie stays on your computer and remembers your settings the next time you come back e.g. session_cookie (see list below).

First Party – these cookies are cookies set by us our websites in your browser’s address bar. This includes all the cookies in section 2. below.

Third Party – Third-party cookies are cookies from other websites. See section 3. below.

You can manage or block the cookies set by Albion, or indeed any other website should you want to do so. You can do this through your browser settings using the Help function within your browser. Even if you have consented to cookies you can withdraw your initial consent in the same way at any time.

Otherwise you can visit www.aboutcookies.org for comprehensive information on how to manage or block cookies on a variety of browsers. If you want to manage or block cookies on the browser of your mobile phone you may need to refer to the manual of your handset.

Please be aware that restricting or blocking cookies may impact on the functionality of our website and you may not get the experience intended.

Albion uses a number of service providers who also set cookies on our site on our behalf but also to offer their products/services to you. If you would like more information about the cookies used by third parties, as well as information on how to opt-out, please go to section 3.

We may also embed photos and video content from websites like YouTube. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from other websites like YouTube, you may be presented with cookies from that website. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about those cookies.

Further useful information to inform your choices is supplied by the Internet Advertising Bureau via their AdChoices programme.

2. Cookies We Set

This is a list of the main cookies set by Albion and what each is used for.

Cookie name Purpose
PHPSESSID Session support in PHP consists of a way to preserve certain data across subsequent accesses. This enables a more customised feel to the web site.
frm_form A cookie used by our contact form.


3. Cookies Others Set

We use a number of service providers who may set cookies on their respective websites in order to offer you the services that they are providing.

If you would like more information about the cookies used by third parties, as well as information on how to opt-out, please see their individual privacy policies listed below.

Cookie name Purpose
Social Sharing Cookies include: facebook, twitter, yahoo, google, flickr and pintrest.
Google Analytics Google Analytics is a free service offered by Google that generates detailed statistics about the visitors to a website. Albion uses this type of information to help measure the flow of information it provides to its users.
More information on these cookies: