Cookie policy

A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server. Only the server that placed the file on your computer or mobile device can retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Cookies are used in order to improve your user experience whilst on the internet by enabling the sites you visit to ‘remember’ you, either whilst you’re still on that site with a ‘session cookie’, or over multiple visits by a ‘persistent cookie’. Shepherds Friendly would like to place cookies on your computer to help improve our website and the effectiveness of our advertising. One of the cookies we use for parts of the site to operate is called a session cookie and has already been set. You may block and delete all cookies from this site if you wish and more information on this can be found in the “How can I decline and/or delete cookies?” section below.

What cookies do Shepherds Friendly use?

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Shepherds Friendly use Google Analytics, which is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate use of our services and compile a report for us. Google Analytics cookies do not collect personal data about our website visitors. More information on this can be found here. Please click here for information on how to opt out of this.
Session TrackingASP.NET_SessionIdNecessarySession lengthThis cookie is used by Shepherds Friendly to identify you as a user between page loads. This allows Shepherds Friendly to remember certain settings, like which part of the website you were using before you were asked to sign in or register.
Session length, other than __isp_uid which is long-termShepherds Friendly uses Inspectlet, which is a website user analysis tool, to track how our users are interacting with the website and to monitor their behaviours. This helps us to collect information that enables us to improve the online experience for our visitors. Inspectlet cookies do not store sensitive data and no sensitive data is passed on to their servers, however personal data such as names, email addresses and IP addresses can be recorded but only for consumption of, and to be used by, Shepherds Friendly, and only in accordance with our own privacy policy. You can find out more information here
Session length, other than adiV which is 24 hoursResponseTap is a web analytics tool used by Shepherds Friendly to provide a comprehensive overview of incoming telephony activity that has originated from the website. This helps us to tailor information and contact details on our website to provide a better user experience. ResponseTap does not store personal data, but will assign a unique session ID that is stored to provide us with data about repeat visits to the website. ResponseTap may also store data such as IP address.
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We use cookies in our website to store information on your device’s hard drive to enable it to recall details about you at a future time. They are used to help identify you and if you have registered and ‘logged-in’ with us, to maintain your ‘logged-in’ status while you’re visiting our site.

How can I decline and/or delete cookies?

The process of declining or deleting cookies differs depending on the browser that you are using to view our website (i.e. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox etc). For more information on how to control or delete cookies for the most popular browsers, you can visit Please note that restricting the use of cookies whilst on our website may impact its functionality.