Website Cookie Policy

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small file, typically of letters and numbers, downloaded on to a device when the user accesses certain websites. Cookies allow a website to recognise a user’s device. Some cookies are only on your device when you are using the site and others are left on your device ready for your next visit.

Cookie Types

Under the rules, cookies are divided into following categories:

Strictly Necessary Cookies
This type is essential for the website to run, especially if the site has a shopping basket or you need to access a password protected area within the site. These cookies directly identify you.
Performance Cookies
This type is used to monitor such things as which pages you visit and whether any errors occurred whilst you used the site. These cookies do not identify you and therefore you stay anonymous.
Functional Cookies
This type is used to stire choices that you have made on the website. Commonly website styles, user name, language, etc. They may hold personal information but are normally anonymous.
Targetting Cookies (Advertising Cookies)
This type is used to remember wesites that you have visited in order to tailor adverts to your interests and limit the amount of times you see an advert. This information is shared with other organisations for advertising purposes.

What cookies does Grace Haine Eyecare Ltd use?

Below is a list of cookies that we use at Grace Haine Eyecare Ltd:

Cookie Type
Strictly Necessary

Our website is built using Microsoft .NET framework. When the website starts it gives each user of the website a unique identifier. It is deleted as soon as you leave our website.

More information about this cookie can be found here.

_utma / _utmb / _utmc / _utmz
Cookie Type
Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect information on the browsing habits of our users. It helps us track how many people visit our site, etc. These cookies are totally anonymous.

More information about this cookie can be found here.

Cookie Type
Google Preferences

These cookies are created when you use any Google service. We use Google Maps to display our location. These cookies are totally anonymous.

More information about this cookie can be found here.

Can I manage my cookie settings myself?

You can change your Cookie setting in your browser. Typically. the normal setting is to accept all cookies. You can change it to notify them when a cookie is issued or not to receive cookies at any time.

If you do choose to not receive cookies, you will not be able to use our website to its full potential.

Should you still want to change the cookie settings, as each browser is different you will need to check the "Help" menu of your browser to see how to change your cookie preferences. On a mobile device we advise you to check your manufacturer's manual.

Google give you the option to opt out from being tracked by Google Analytics across all website, not just ours. Simply click here.

Further Advice

You can find further advice about opting-out of cookies at or at

Contacting us

If you would like more information or have any questions about the way we use Cookies, contact us at:

1 Skye House
Ring Street
DT10 2LZ