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1.2 Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
2. Cookies that we use
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below:
3. Cookies used by our service providers
4. Consent and personal data
5. Managing cookies
5.1 Most browsers allow you to restrict, refuse to accept or to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:
(a) https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);
(b) https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);
(c) http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);
(d) https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);
(e) https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and
(f) https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).
5.2 Blocking all cookies (including strictly necessary cookies) may have a negative impact upon the accessibility and usability of many websites.
5.3 If you block cookies, you may not be able to use all the features on our website.
5.4 If you delete cookies relating to this website we will not remember things about you, including your cookie preferences, and you will be treated as a first-time visitor next time you visit the site.
6. Our details
6.1 This website is owned and operated by: West Malling Opticians
6.2 You can contact us:
(a) using our website contact form;
(b) by email, [email protected];
(c) by telephone, on 01732 841403 or
(d) by post, using the address: West Malling Opticians, 32 High Street, West Malling, Kent ME19 6QR.