Cookie Information

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer when you visit websites. They are widely used across the Internet in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as provide performance information to the owner of the site. They contain information about the use of your computer but don't include personal information about you (they don't store your name, for instance).

Kendal Wool Gathering uses cookies to collect standard Internet log information, visitor behaviour patterns and ensure that any user services you request function correctly (for example contact and registration forms).

How to control and delete cookies

Whilst Kendal Wool Gathering does not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information, we do use first and third party cookies to provide social media features, and analyse traffic and behaviour of visitors and for marketing purposes. You may withdraw your consent for us to use these cookies at anytime by clicking the "Cookie preferences" tab at the foot of our website.  If you do, we can't guarantee that your experience with our website will be as good as if you do allow cookies.

It may be possible to further control cookies through your browser settings. Your web browser's help feature should provide information on how to do achieve this. You may also visit which contains information on how to block cookies on a wide variety of web browsers. You will also find details there on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you may need to refer to your handset manual.

As stated we use a number of third party Internet services companies who also set cookies in order to provide additional functionality and performance monitoring. As far as we are aware they do not collect personal information, such as your name. Please see the relevant notes in the cookie list below for details of all cookies set by third parties through this website, their functionality and how it affects your use of our website if disabled. Where possible we have included privacy information for third party cookies, and also links where you may opt out of their services. You may find that upon clicking on social media sharing buttons or links on this site you will be transferred to third party websites which may serve their own cookies. Kendal Wool Gathering has no control over these sites and their behaviour. You should check the respective websites' privacy and cookie policies for further information.

List of Cookies used on

Cookie name Cookie lifetime Purpose of the cookie Cookie owner Impacted functionality if disabled
SESS[XXXXXX] 23 Days Used by our content management system to temporarily hold a randomly generated code while you visit our website. Holds no personal information about you or your computer. Primarily required for submitting forms and to enable administrators to log into the website. You will not be able to submit forms or login without this cookie.


End of browser session Checks if javascript is enabled in order to provide various website functions. This cookie holds no personal information and is deleted from your computer once you leave our website. Some website features will not work without this cookie.
Lifetime Used by Google Analytics to track visitor usage of website. Whilst no personal information is stored, your IP address and location may be collected. We use the information collected by Google to provide analysis of visitors in order to improve our online service to our customers and we have no access to any personal data that might identify you. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics visit None
NID 1 year Used by Google Maps, this cookie is set by DoubleClick (which is owned by Google) to help build a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other sites. Google Maps may not display.

Further Information

Should you require any further information please read our Privacy Policy, or you may email us.