Speller Metcalfe does make use of some third party services such as Google Analytics, YouTube and Twitter. Cookies associated with these could be classed as “non-essential” cookies of which we have limited control over.
We use Google Analytics to count the number of people who use the site and to analyse how they use it. We do this to make sure that our site is as good as it can be and this is the primary evidence we use when trying to improve what we offer to users. You can opt out of Google Analytics here (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout)
The definitions of essential and non-essential cookies are below;
Cookies are necessary for carrying out or facilitating the transmission of a communication or is “strictly necessary” for providing an “information society service” requested by the user.
Cookies likely to be deemed essential are those used for the shopping basket and checkout, those that provide security for online banking services and those that help ensure that your page loads quickly by distributing the workload.
Any cookies used for analytical purposes to count the number of visitors to a website, any cookies used by first party or third party advertisers, including affiliates, and cookies used to recognise the user when they return to a website so they receive a tailored greeting or optimised landing page.