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About cookies

This website uses cookies.  By using this website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to Avenue Veterinary Centres use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.

The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.  This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.

There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies.  Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

Cookies on our website

Avenue Veterinary Centre uses the following cookies on this website, for the following purposes:

  • Keeping track as to whether you have accepted the use of cookies or not.
  • Keeping track of the logged in user for administrative purposes.

Add This cookies

Avenue Veterinary Centre utilises a WordPress plugin named Add This Smart Layers, we use this to enable sharing to social media buttons and recommending additional reading content within our website.

[Other] third party cookies

When you use this website, you may also be sent the following third party cookies, which may be used for the following purposes:

  • VetHelpDirect – This is used as a referral cookie should you use this service on the front page. This allows vet help direct to know which veterinary practice raised the query.
  • Google – This appears on the contact form for our google map and is used to help with directions to our practice and enable additional features should you be logged into your google account.

Refusing cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.

In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.

In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.

Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.