Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

25 June 2018

At The Lava Group (“us” or “we“), we want to ensure that your visit to our website, (the “Website“) is smooth, reliable and as useful to you as possible. Subject to your consent where required by applicable law, we use cookies and similar technologies (“cookies”) to help us improve the use and functionality of the Website and to better understand how visitors use the Website and the tools and services offered on it.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on to your computer by websites that you visit. They are used to make websites work, to improve efficiency of websites, to improve the user’s experience and to provide usage information on websites. This information should make your website visits more productive by storing and using information on your website preferences and habits.

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. Please note that if you disable cookies, some services or website functionality may not be available.

We use the following cookies:

Essential cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.

User experience cookies. These are cookies that improve the user’s experience. They include, for example, cookies that enable the website to remember your actions and preferences (login, language, font size, and other display preferences), so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

Social buttons

We use ‘social buttons’ to enable our users to share or bookmark web pages. These are buttons for third party social media sites and these sites may log information about your activities on the Internet including on this Website. Please review the respective terms of use and privacy policies of these sites to understand exactly how they use your information and to find out how to opt-out, or delete, such information.

How to Manage and Disable Cookies

Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent cookies being stored. Please note, if you do turn cookies off this will limit the service that we are able to provide to you and may affect your visitor experience. You can instruct your browser, by changing its options to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the website you visit. Our system will automatically issue cookies when you log in to the Website unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies.

By using the Website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. If you do not want these cookies on your device, you can change your cookie settings at any time through your web browser settings. Here are the locations of the cookie settings for all major web browsers:

Internet Explorer – Tools > Internet Options > Privacy tab.

Mozilla Firefox – Tools > Options > Privacy menu.

Safari Users – Edit > Preferences > Privacy menu.

Chrome Users – Settings > Content Settings > Privacy > Cookies.

To block Google Analytics cookies specifically, you can install the “Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on” provided by Google.

Changes to this Cookie Policy

We can change this Cookie Policy at any time.  If we make material changes to the Cookie Policy, we will let you know either by posting the changed Cookie Policy on the Site.

It’s important that you review the changed Cookie Policy. If you do not wish to agree to the changed Cookie Policy, then we cannot continue to provide the Website to you, and your only option is to stop accessing the Website.

Contact Us

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Cookie Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to marketing@thelavaroup.co.uk or using the “Contact” section of the Website.

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