Cookies

To make this site work properly, it will place small files called cookies on your device. Most major websites do this.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions over a period of time. Cookies help us to make make this site more efficient for you.

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies to help us collect statistical information such as how frequently each page is visited. Such information can be helpful in making the site more user-friendly. Some cookies are only stored on your computer while you visit our web site, others remain on your computer for a while unless you prevent this. An example of the latter is cookies used to find out if visitors to the website have visited before or are new visitors.

The cookies we use come from Google Analytics and registration of your preferences regarding cookies. In terms of privacy, it may be relevant to know that we also use the functions of other providers: Google Search and embedded YouTube videos.

Four Paws cannot identify you personally from any cookies, though your computer's IP number will be used by Google Analytics. We cannot access any information on your computer, other than recording your actions as you browse our website.

Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for Four Paws website to work but it may provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies.

What happens if I click on “Accept cookies”?

You will have accepted our use of cookies. The message at the bottom of the screen will disappear. However, the message will reappear after a year has elapsed. This is so that web site users can review whether they still want to accept cookies. This is common practice for many web sites.

How to control cookies

You can easily control or delete cookies, as you wish. You can learn how to do this, and understand more about cookies, from aboutcookies.org. For example, you can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functions may not work..