We actually only make lovely cookies for eating, but we are obliged to tell you about some inedible "cookies". This website uses such "cookies" to help improve your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by our web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programmes or deliver viruses to your computer and they are safe. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the Paterson Arran domain that issued the cookie to you.
None of these cookies on our website collect or store personal data. We only store standard internet log data for our internal reporting purposes. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the Paterson Arran website. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone, keeping your privacy as well as allowing us to improve the website wherever possible. Our website host does collect some personal or identifiable information but this is always done through asking you, the user, to enter details such as your email address. We will never capture personal information without making you aware first.
You still have the ability 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. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of our website.