Playdale Cookie Policy

Playdale Playgrounds Ltd – Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. As a visitor to our website you will have the option to opt-in or withdraw at any time.

Playdale Set Cookies:

Cookies are used as a session handler to link a user to a particular session on the website. These do not hold or track private data; they are more a link to data potentially stored in the website itself for that user.

PHPSESSID This is the php session cookie for a user on the website.

3rd Party Set Cookies:

The website includes resources from the following 3rd parties that set cookies.

Google Set Cookies:

The website uses Google for analytics and has a Google+ button for sharing to Google+. To see Google’s full explanation of cookie usage, visit this webpage:

Below are cookies that are set on through including Google analytics:

__utma This is used by Google for Identifying Unique Visitors data. __utmb This is used by Google for Determining Visitor Session data. __utmc This is used by Google for Determining Visitor Session data. __utmz This is used by Google for Tracking Traffic Sources & Navigation data. Google+1 Cookies:

NID / PREF / HSID / SSID / APISID / SAPISID / S / SS / SID / BEAT Used by the Google Plus One social media button.

AddThis Set Cookies:

AddThis is used by the for social media integration links.

To see AddThis’s full privacy policy, visit this webpage:

Below is an explanation of the cookies used by AddThis:

1. AddThis tools set cookies as part of its user measurement and analytics features. These cookies are set on the domain, and include:

uid Uniquely assigned machine-generated user ID di / dt Maintenance cookies that help manage expiration for other cookies bt User interest modelling uvc Measures how often we see an AddThis user ssc / psc / uvc These cookies are used in recording user sharing and social activity loc Geolocation, used to help publishers know approximately where people sharing information are located. (State level)

2. The AddThis tools use cookies to manage user sharing preferences. These cookies are set on, and include:

uss / ups Used to record user-specified sharing preferences ssh / sshs Used for optimizing sharing settings for the user. dbm User preferences on whether to see toolbar download options

3. The AddThis website sets its own cookies. These cookies include cookies set by the analytics and other third party packages they use, such as Google Analytics (See the above list for’s own Google cookies for the details), as well as those set for functional purposes as part of console login, for example. These cookies are set on and do not affect your own site or visitors.

4. The AddThis tools also, in some circumstances, set cookies on the first-party website domain much like Google Analytics and other packages do. These cookies are used for per-site user preferences and analytics, and are always preceded with an underscore.

5. Finally, the AddThis tools may expose visitors to various advertising partners, who may in turn set cookies themselves. Any cookies delivered in this way will only be set on the partner’s domain.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.

You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Updating our Cookie Policy

Playdale’s Cookie Policy may be subject to change at our own discretion. A message on our website will clearly state this in the event of it happening.

You can contact Playdale Playgrounds Ltd directly at:

Address: Haverthwaite, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8AE


Tel: 015395 31561

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.