Privacy and Cookies

Your use of (‘the Site’) constitutes acceptance by you of the following terms.

Copyright and terms of use

The Site and all Content within it is owned, operated by and the copyright of Cobweb Information Ltd (‘Cobweb’).

All Content published and displayed on this Site and materials appearing on the Site (‘the Content’) (including without limitation Site design, text and graphics, and the selection and arrangement thereof) is the intellectual property of Cobweb or its suppliers and is protected by international copyright and intellectual property laws. None of the Content may be downloaded, copied, republished, posted, transmitted, stored, sold or distributed without the prior written permission of the copyright holder.

Visitors to our websites

When someone visits the Site we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

Use of cookies by Cobweb Information

Our website uses cookies to fully function and cookies are currently active so that you can get the most from our website’s functionality. Our cookies will never store sensitive information or invade your privacy.

Cookies are small files stored by your browser. Cookies only contain data, not code, so they can never install a virus or spyware on your computer.

Cookies are either ‘session’ or ‘persistent’. Session cookies are removed from your computer when you exit your browser. Persistent cookies can be cleared by deleting cookies from your browser history.

Performance Cookies

Name Purpose More information
Collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form. Persistent


Functional Cookies

Name Purpose More information
PHPSESSID General Session
Required for comments on our blog Persistent
Visid_incap_541646, intellicontact_phpsess, incap_ses_455_541646*, _utmvbYEuRfaa BAD News sign up form * Session cookies, all others are persistent.


Targeting and Advertising Cookies

Name Purpose More information
SID, PREF, HSID, SSID, APISID, SAPISID, NID Google+ sharing and Google Maps Persistent
bcookie, lang*, leo_auth_token, visit, JSESSIONID*, bscookie, lidc LinkedIn sharing * Session cookies, all others are persistent.
pid, guest_id, _twitter_sess, external_referer, lang, eu-cn, metrics_token Twitter sharing * Session cookies, all others are persistent


Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

People who use Cobweb’s services

Cobweb offers various services to the public. For example, we distribute electronic newsletters.

We have to hold the details of the people who have requested the service in order to provide it. However, we only use these details to provide the service the person has requested. When people do subscribe to our services, they can cancel their subscription at any time and are given an easy way of doing this.

We despise junk mail, spam or any other form of unsolicited e-mail and are totally committed to help eradicate this illegitimate use of the Internet.


Cobweb has made every reasonable effort to ensure that the information contained within the Site is up to date and accurate, however, it should not be taken as a definitive guide to every area of concern, nor should it be considered sufficiently full and accurate to cover every situation. Further information and appropriate professional advice should be sought. Decisions should be taken in accordance with normal business evaluation methods.

While care is taken to ensure the accuracy of the Content contained within the Site, it is provided on the understanding that no responsibility attaches to Cobweb and we shall not be liable under the contract or otherwise for any consequential loss or damages (including without limitation loss of contract, loss of use, loss of profit or other economic loss and whether caused by the negligence of ourselves, our employees or agents or otherwise) which arises out of or in connection with the supply of Content within the Site.

Third-party rights

Cobweb respects the rights of all copyright work owned by other individuals and organisations. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify us at the address below.

Links to third-party sites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. Please be aware that Cobweb is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other sites you visit.

Complaints or queries

Cobweb tries to meet the highest standards when collecting and using personal information. For this reason, we take any complaints we receive about this very seriously. We encourage people to bring it to our attention if they think that our collection or use of information is unfair, misleading or inappropriate. We would also welcome any suggestions for improving our procedures.

This privacy notice was drafted with brevity and clarity in mind. It does not provide exhaustive detail of all aspects of Cobweb’s collection and use of personal information. However, we are happy to provide any additional information or explanation needed. Any requests for this should be sent to the address below.

Changes to this privacy notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on [13/07/2016].

How to contact us

Requests for information about our privacy policy can be emailed to:

or addressed to:

Cobweb Information Ltd
Unit 9 Bankside
The Watermark
NE11 9SY