PRIVACY POLICY

ePrivacy
Westfield Group UK Limited respects the privacy rights of all visitors to this site. By using this website, you signify that you consent to our online Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this, please do not provide any information that will identify you personally to us, or do not use this website.

Collection of information by Westfield Group UK Limited
Westfield Group UK Limited does not require that visitors reveal any personally identifying information in order to access this website. Although information may occasionally be required, we ask you to provide this on a purely voluntary basis only. Such information will not be divulged to third parties unless you choose.

Westfield Group UK Limited reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. This page was last updated on 14th June 2012.

Cookie Legislation UK Use of ‘cookies’ by Westfield Group UK Limited 

All web servers track basic information about visitors to their site, and the majority of websites and web applications need ‘cookies’ to function.

A cookie is a little text file composed of alphanumeric characters, created when your browser accesses a website that uses cookies. The resulting data is stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Cookie information includes, but is not limited to, IP addresses, browser details, timestamps and referring pages. The information gleaned cannot personally identify specific visitors to a site, and uses tracking for routine administration and maintenance purposes.

Cookies help your browser to navigate a website; also enable you to use all a site’s features like logins, preferences, online shopping, language settings and themes, amongst other common features. Cookies are solely used to help your browser process a website, and don’t collect information from your computer, or snoop on your files.

Where necessary, Westfield Group UK Limited uses cookies to store information about visitor preferences and history in order to better serve them and/or present the visitor with customised content.

Any advertising partners and other third parties may also use cookies, scripts and/or web beacons to track visitors to Westfield Group UK Limited in order to display advertisements and other useful information. Such tracking is done directly by the 3rd parties through their own servers and is subject to their own privacy policies. Westfield Group UK Limited does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check such third party websites for more information about these.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you visit our site.

Cookies set by Westfield Group UK Limited or third party websites:

Provider: Google Analytics

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Purpose
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

More information
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit
http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Essential to operation of site?
No.

Controlling your ePrivacy
If you have concerns about privacy you can disable cookies by changing your web browser settings. However, disabling cookies for all websites is not recommended because it may interfere with your use of some sites. The best option is to disable or enable cookies on a per‑site basis, and you should consult your web browser’s ‘Help’ section for instructions on how to block cookies and other tracking mechanisms.

Google Advertising & Google Analytics
Advertisements served by Google Inc., and affiliated companies may be controlled using cookies. These cookies allow Google to display advertisements based on your visits to this site and other sites that use Google advertising services.

Westfield Group UK Limited uses Google Analytics for visitor statistical purposes, which requires cookies to function properly. Google Analytics is probably the most popular free website analytics package, and is used in around 57% of the 10,000 most popular websites, including the Washington Post and Twitter. The data Google Analytics collects about you is anonymous and cannot identify you, or snoop on personal information or files.

Any tracking done by Google through cookies etc. is subject to Google’s own privacy policies.

You can find out more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.

Linking to another site from the Westfield Group UK Limited
Our website may contain links to 3rd party websites. Westfield Group UK Limited is not responsible for the privacy practices within any of these other sites. You should be aware of this when you leave our website, and we encourage you to read the privacy statements on other websites you visit.