Cookie Policy for Northern Pontoon website

 This is the Cookie Policy for Northern Pontoon, accessible from

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

When you visit will have a choice of whether to allow or not  allow cookies on your first visit to the site (after the 25th May 2018), this will appear as a small pop up window asking you if you agree to using cookies to improve your user experience.

The Cookies We Set

  • Browser related cookies

Stores session data.

  • Forms related cookies

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

  • Site preferences cookies

To provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. To remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

You can find a list of the Cookies stored at the bottom of this Cookie Policy.


Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  • This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found by following these links:

  • From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features, these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
  • We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including: Facebook, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

List of Cookies we collect


COOKIE Description



This cookie does not store any user information, it's just used to limit the number of requests that have to be made to



Used to distinguish users and has an expiration of 24-hours.



Used to distinguish users and has an expiration of 2-years.




social sharing widget




The session cookie is stored in temporary memory and is not retained after the browser is closed. Session cookies do not collect information from the user s computer.


Used by the social sharing platform


Ensures that the updated counter is displayed to the user if a page is shared with the social sharing service


Used by the social sharing platform


Used by the social sharing platform to keep a record of parts of the site that has been visited in order to recommend other parts of the site


Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.


Geolocation , which is used to help providers determine how users who share information with each other are geographically located.


Registers a unique ID that identifies the user's device for return visits.


Used to determine e w h at type of devices (smartphones, tablets, computers, TVs etc.) is used by a user.


Used to determine w h at type of devices (smartphones, tablets, computers, TVs etc.) is used by a user.


Creates a unique, machine-generated user ID


Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads


Detects how often the social sharing service, AddThis, encounters the same user.


Used by the social sharing platform AddThis


Registers the user's sharing of content via social media.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.

However, if you are still looking for more information than you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods: