Cookie Policy

 

What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file sent to your computer, tablet or mobile phone browser when you enter a website. They're stored by your browser on your device and can be used for a variety of purposes:

  • identifying your previous visits to a website,
  • researching the most popular features of a website, or
  • letting you move between pages without asking you to log in multiple times.   

Websites use cookies because they save time and make the browsing experience more efficient and enjoyable. You can find out more about cookies on the BBC WebWise website

How does the Business Generation Group use cookies?
The Business Generation Group does not use cookies to collect personal information about you. We try to use cookies only where it's strictly necessary to provide our services. We also use cookies to develop a clearer picture of which parts of our website are the most popular to help us develop our services and content.

Google Analytics and cookies
In common with a large number of websites, the business generation group uses Google Analytics, owned by Google, Inc. to monitor how visitors are using our website so that we can improve their experience.  This is done through cookies and code which is embedded on www.vhorg.co.uk website. 

If you wish to reject the cookies on our website,  you will need to turn off cookies in your browser. You can also opt out of your visit being monitored by the Google Analytics at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

The following is what Google has to say about their service:   'This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google").  Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.  Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.  By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.' 

How to reject cookies from The Business Generation Group website
Browsers automatically accept cookies but you can set your browser to reject them. Please be aware that disabling and removing cookies can interfere with the way our website is able to provide services for you.

To find out how to reject cookies from your browser, select the link for the browser you're using:

Internet Explorer
Firefox
Chrome
Safari
iPhone/iPad Safari
Opera

Cookies on third party websites
When you follow a hyperlink from the business generation group to a third party website, it's up to you to review the cookie policy of that site as we have no control over other website's privacy policies. Therefore the business generation group cannot accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.

More information on cookies
If you want to find out more about cookies you can visit AboutCookies.org.