We would like to make you aware that cookies may be used on the Website. Cookies are small text files which are placed on your computer’s hard drive to help us monitor the use of our website and provide access to certain features. A cookie does not identify the individual only the computer used, it does not gives us access to your computer.
In common with many organisations OWGR uses ‘Google Analytics’ a web analytics service provided by Google Inc to enable us to analyse how our website is used. This means that information about use of our website may be transmitted to Google Inc. This information does not enable you to be identified and is not considered privacy intrusive. Users of the most popular web browsers can install a browser add-on which prevents information being transferred to Google, see http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Web Log Files
In common with most websites we automatically log certain information about every visit to the site. This includes your IP Address and information relating to your requests from our servers, for example date and time, referrer, user agent (browser), request type and details of request size. The information is used to help us manage the website (e.g. detecting bugs). Under normal circumstances these log files will only be accessed by authorised members of staff, however we do have a legal obligation to make our log files available to external authorities such as the Police, when requested.