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We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
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We recognise the importance of privacy to our supporters and visitors and will ensure we always meet any new data protection requirements that may come in to force in the future. We will keep this policy under review and any changes made from time to time will be posted on this website.
The Otter Valley Association is a registered charity, registered in England, registration number 278266.
Last updated: 27 Apr 2018