Last update: January 2023
Cookies – what they are, and how Headland uses them
When you interact with the Headland website we will use your IP address and cookies to provide certain functionality to you, to better understand how our website and services are being used and to enhance your user experience.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page. The cookie will help the website, or another website, to recognise your device the next time you visit. Web beacons or other similar files can also do the same thing. We use the term “cookies” in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.
There are many functions cookies serve. For example, they can help remember a username and preferences, analyse how well our website is performing, or even allow us to recommend content we believe will be most relevant to you.
Certain cookies contain personal information – for example, if you click to “remember me” when logging into a password protected- space, a cookie will store your username. Most cookies won’t collect information that identifies you, and will instead collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use our websites, or a user’s general location.
Cookies on the Headland website
1. Necessary cookies
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. These cookies ensure basic functionalities and security features of the website, anonymously.
2. Functional cookies
Functional cookies help to perform certain functionalities like sharing the content of the website on social media platforms, collect feedbacks, and other third-party features.
3. Performance cookies
Performance cookies are used to understand and analyse the key performance indexes of the website which helps in delivering a better user experience for the visitors.
4. Analytical cookies
Analytical cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These cookies help provide information on metrics the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.
5. Advertisement cookies
Advertisement cookies are used to provide visitors with relevant ads and marketing campaigns. These cookies track visitors across websites and collect information to provide customized ads.
Other uncategorized cookies are those that are being analysed and have not been classified into a category as yet.
Can a website user block cookies?
As we’ve explained above, cookies help you to get the most out of our website.
However, if you do wish to disable our cookies you can do that by clicking on “cookie settings” on our website and disable cookies you don’t to be active.
Please remember that if you do choose to disable cookies, you may find that certain sections of our website do not work properly.