Privacy & Cookies Policy

 We are committed to protecting your privacy

This website is operated by Springburn Childcare Ltd. We are committed to protecting your personal information and will keep any information you provide safely and securely and will not be passed on to any third parties. At we consider the privacy of our visitors to be extremely important. This privacy policy document describes in detail the types of personal information is collected and recorded by and how we use it.

User anonymity and personal information

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

Aggregated analysis of these log files is used to monitor website usage. These analyses may be made to available to Springburn Childcare Ltd. staff and partner agencies to allow them to measure, for example, overall popularity of the site and typical user paths through the site.

Except as stated already, Springburn Childcare Ltd. 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 Springburn Childcare Ltd.

Springburn Childcare Ltd. 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, Springburn Childcare Ltd. 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 Springburn Childcare Ltd. web services.

As a condition of use of this site, all users must give permission for Springburn Childcare Ltd. 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 Springburn Childcare Ltd. is kept secure and no access to raw log files is given to any third party.

Use of cookies

We use ‘Cookies’ on our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and allows us to improve our site for our users. This Cookie Policy gives a background of what cookies are, how we use them and how they benefit you.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are sent to and stored on your web browser, smartphone or other device to allow you to store specific information that can be used to improve the user experience on a website.

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 table below sets out the current cookies in use by Springburn Childcare Ltd. website and why we use each one.

Cookie Name Description Duration
wordpress_ WordPress cookie for a logged in user Session
wordpress_logged_in_ WordPress cookie for a logged in user Session
wordpress_test_ WordPress cookie for a logged in user Session
wordpress_test_cookie WordPress test cookie Session
wp-settings- WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
wp-settings-time- WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface 1 year


Cookie Control cookies. These cookies are set in order to remember preferences in regards to cookies 90 days
_utma Google Analytics. Google Analytics. This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to your site from that web browser 2 years
_utmb Google Analytics. This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with your site 30 minutes
_utmc Google Analytics. This cookie is used to determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user 30 minutes
_utmz Google Analytics. This cookie stores the type of referral used by the visitor to reach our site, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link 6 months

How to control and delete cookies

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by Springburn Childcare Ltd. website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. Each browser is different, so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone’s handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

Please be aware that restricting cookies may cause the Springburn Childcare Ltd. website to work incorrectly.

Data protection and confidentiality

Some services on this website require us to collect personal information from you. 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.

Third party links

On occasion we may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by other parties. We do not control such websites and we take no responsibility for, and will not incur any liability in respect of, their content. Our inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of views, statements or information contained in such websites.

Other websites

This privacy policy only covers this website. Any other websites which may be linked to by our website are subject to their own policy, which may differ from ours. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other web sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of such other websites. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by our website.


This Privacy Policy was last updated on: Wednesday, November 29th, 2012.
 We reserve the right to make changes to this privacy policy without notice. Any changes that are made to this privacy policy will be reflected on this page.


If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at: Privacy, or write to us:
Springburn Childcare Ltd. Ermin Street, Shefford Woodlands, Hungerford, Berkshire, RG17 7AA, United Kingdom


Springburn Childcare Ltd.
Ermin Street
Shefford Woodlands
RG 17 7AA

T: 01488 649650

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