Cookies Policy

MountainViews Cookies Policy.


What Cookies Are and How We Use Them

Our Website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our Website. This helps us to provide you with a seamless experience when you visit our Website and assists us in making improvements. It enables the Website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering or changing these details when you come back to the Website or browse from one page to another.

A cookie is a small text file, often encrypted, that is placed in your web browser on your PC, telephone, tablet or other device when you visit a website. During the course of your visit to that website, and on subsequent visits, the cookie sends information from your browser about your visit(s). They do not damage your device.

Strictly necessary cookies.

These are cookies that are necessary for the operation of our Website. The main use of this type of cookie is to provide session information so that when you have started using the website we know who you are on successive pages.





An encrypted cookie which is used to identify the users session on the server. The session being an area on the server which can be used to store data in between https requests.

Approximately 2 hours after session end.


An encrypted cookie which is used to identify users for example as to login and previous visits.  This allows access to enrolled-only areas of the website.

Approximately 4 years from last use.


Controls appearance of cookie notice.

30 days


Controls whether introduction panel appears.

1 or 30 days


Used by Drupal component to aid in page creation.

Approximately 2 hours after session end.

Preventing the browser using either of the first two cookies will seriously degrade operation of the website.

Analytical and third party cookies.





Used by Google Analytics

Approx 2 years from last use.

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Used by Google Analytics

1 day.

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Used by Google Analytics

1 hour.





Note:  Google Analytics Cookies

As shown above MountainViews Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses its own persistent cookie, which expires two years after it is placed on your computer. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. More information about Google Analytics cookies

How to Control and Delete Cookies

The majority of web browsers accept cookies, but you can usually change the web browser’s settings to refuse new cookies, disable existing ones or simply let you know when new ones are sent to your device.

In order to do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser which are usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” facility.

Please be aware that, if you refuse or disable cookies, some of the Website’s functionality may be lost.

Changes to Our Use of Cookies

Any significant changes to our use of cookies for this Website will be posted here and if appropriate, we will highlight any changes.

Cookie Notice
The option to Hide Notice for 30 Days is specific to each device that MountainViews is being run on so if you have hidden it for say a browser on a laptop it will continue to appear on a browser on a mobile device.

Contact Information
If you have any queries in relation to this cookies policy, please contact us at

This page: Sunday, 8 August 2019