(2) About cookies
A cookie is a small text 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 and may be put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies can be used by web servers to identity and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.
(3) Our cookies
Cookies used on evergreen.org.uk (the “site”) are referred to as Performance Cookies. These cookies allow us to analyse how visitors use the site and to monitor web site performance. We might use performance cookies to keep track of which pages are most popular, which method of linking between pages is most effective, and to determine why some pages are receiving error messages.
(4) Session cookies
These cookies are used to maintain your user session. It is deleted when you close your browser. If you disallow these cookies it may cause the application to fail.
(5) Analytics cookies
(6) Cookies and personal information
Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information that we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
(7) Blocking cookies
You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. For example:
(a) in Internet Explorer (version 9) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and then “Advanced”;
(b) in Firefox (version 16) 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
(8) Deleting cookies
You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer. For example:
(a) in Internet Explorer (version 9), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://support.microsoft.
(b) in Firefox (version 16), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy” and then “Show Cookies”, and then clicking “Remove All Cookies”; and
(c) in Chrome (version 23), 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 “Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data”.
(9) More information
For more information about cookies, please visit http://www.
Evergreen Resources 1991 Ltd
Registered Office: 6,Prisma Park, Berrington Way, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG24 8GT.
Company Registration Number: 12662892.
VAT Number: GB 358 5392 61.