Privacy Policy and Cookies …

Privacy Statement
Log files are maintained and can be analysed for all requests for files on this website’s web server. Log files do not capture personal information but do capture the user’s IP address, which is automatically recognised by our web servers.

Analysis of these log files may be used to monitor website usage. These analyses may be made available to The Dove Inn staff to allow them to measure, for example, overall popularity of the site and typical user paths through the site.

Except as stated already, The Dove Inn will make no attempt to identify individual users. You should be aware, however, that access to web pages will generally create log entries in the systems of your ISP or network service provider. These entities may be in a position to identify the client computer equipment used to access a page. Such monitoring would be done by the provider of network services and is beyond the responsibility or control of The Dove Inn.

The Dove Inn will make no attempt to track or identify individual users, except where there is a reasonable suspicion that unauthorised access to systems is being attempted. In the case of all users, The Dove Inn reserves the right to attempt to identify and track any individual who is reasonably suspected of trying to gain unauthorised access to computer systems or resources operating as part of The Dove Inn web services.

As a condition of use of this site, all users must give permission for The Dove Inn to use its access logs to attempt to track users who are reasonably suspected of gaining, or attempting to gain, unauthorised access.

All log file information collected by The Dove Inn is kept secure and no access to raw log files is given to any third party.

Use of Cookies
26 May 2011 saw the EU law change on how information is stored on user’s equipment such as computers, mobiles devices etc. Further information can be read at the Information Commissioner’s Office.

As a result of the e-Privacy Directive law we have implemented Cookie Control written by Civic.

The use of cookies on our site are there to assist both parties. Some sections of the site may not work with cookies disabled.

This website does not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Any cookies that may be used by this website are used either solely on a per session basis or to maintain user preferences. Cookies are not shared with any third parties.

The Dove Inn Web Site
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“has_js” – is a session cookie created when you connect to The Dove Inn web site to identify your unique session on the website. Typically used to maintain the integrity of your session while transacting information with a website (accessing secure areas, forms submissions etc)

“ccShowCookieIcon” and “the-dove-inn_cookiecontrol” are cookies used by the Civic Cookie Control.

All other cookies generated when using The Dove Inn web site is as a result of third party services:

reCaptcha – This is a Google owned/provided anti-spam service used to protect our email address and our Contact Us form from any type of spam attacks. The Dove Inn has no control over these cookies including what they are used for. Further information about Google reCaptcha can be found at reCaptcha.

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Google Maps – As part of the service provided to our customers The Dove Inn uses Google Maps to assist customers travelling to us. We have completed all of the information specific to the Dove Inn. All that is required is that the start point of the journey is entered before getting directions.

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Data Protection
The only services on this website that requires us to collect personal information from you is the Contact Us web form. You are asked for your name, email address and the details of your enquiry. This is no different to the information you may supply when sending us an email directly or when having a conversation with us. To comply with the Data Protection Act, we have a duty to tell you how we store the information we collect and how it is used. Any information you do submit will be stored securely and will never be passed on or sold to any third party.