Ivy’s Reserve, a company incorporated in England and Wales whose registered office is at White House Farm, Wyke Champflower, Bruton, Somerset BA10 0PU (registered number 751654) (“we/us/our”). We use cookies and this document explains their use.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience when accessing our websites. They also help us to analyse how visitors use our websites and this help us to improve the content and design of our websites.

1. General Information about Cookies

a. A cookie is a small file typically consisting of a string of letters and numbers that is sent by our web server to your web browser (e.g. Chrome or Safari), and is then stored by the browser. Each time the browser requests a page from the server, it sends this small file back to the server so that the server can distinguish and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and improve the experience for returning users.

b. Cookies can be either ‘session cookies ‘or ‘persistent cookies’. A session cookie will expire, be deleted, at the end of the user session, when you close your web browser. A persistent cookie will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until a set expiry date (unless you go in and manually delete it before the expiry date).

2. How we use Cookies

a. We may use cookies for the following purposes:

  1. To recognise your device when you visit our websites;
  2. To log on and register on our websites:
  3. To improve our websites’ usability;
  4. To analyse the use of our websites;
  5. To link to email marketing campaigns;
  6. To improve the security of our websites; and
  7. For the general administration of our websites.

3. Cookies on our website

a. We use both session cookies and persistent cookies on this website. Session cookies are those delete themselves when you leave the site. Persistent cookies are those that last for up to longest expiry after you first visit our website. The specific cookies that we use a:

  1. Registration, Login and Application cookies, which are persistent cookies
  2. Social media cookies, which are session cookies
  3. Performance and tracking cookies
  4. Analytics cookies, which are persistent cookies
  5. Device Cookies, which are persistent cookies

b. Most cookies we use are persistent cookies to give you a better experience and service, as well as making it more secure.

c. For your information these are the cookies active on our website

Cookie List

A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website – when visited by a user – asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information. Those cookies are set by us and called first-party cookies. We also use third-party cookies – which are cookies from a domain different than the domain of the website you are visiting – for our advertising and marketing efforts. More specifically, we use cookies and other tracking technologies for the following purposes:

Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources, so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our site.

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Cookies used: First Party
Lifespan: A few seconds, 719 Days, 719 Days, A few seconds

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Cookies used: First Party
Lifespan: 729 Days, A few seconds, A few seconds

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

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Cookies: OptanonAlertBoxClosed, OptanonConsent
Cookies used: First Party
Lifespan: 365 Days, 365 Days

Cookie Subgroup:
Cookies: cookietest, PHPSESSID
Cookies used: First Party
Lifespan: Session, Session

4. Analytics Cookies

a. Analytics are persistent cookies that allow us to recognise, count the number of visitors, and provide anonymous data about how our visitors use our websites.

b. Using analytics cookies helps us improve the way our websites work and navigate, ensuring that users are able to find what they are looking for without difficulty. No personally identifiable data is collected about you.

c. For further information on analytics cookies, please click here.

5. Device Cookies

a. We use a persistent cookie to understand what device you are using and make sure the website is displayed correctly.

b. We use this in conjunction with the VID cookie to keep track of the logged in entity. It allows us to identify the secure zone where the entity is logged in.

c. A secure area is created for each candidate and we use the VID cookie to ensure candidates log into their correct secure area.

6. Managing and Blocking Cookies

a. You can block some or all cookies by activating the setting on your browser. If you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our websites. This may impair your ability to fully utilise our websites.

b. More information about cookies can be found on the website This also gives details on how to delete cookies from your device. For information on how to do this on your smart mobile phone or tablet browser, please consult your device’s manual, or manufacturer.

c. More information can be found here.

7. Your Consent

a. By clicking “CLOSE” on the cookie banner, you agree to the placement of cookies on your device, unless you actively block them. If you choose not to receive our cookies, we cannot guarantee that your experience will be as fulfilling as it would otherwise be, in fact you might not be able to access any or all of the website. Once your consent has been provided, this message will not appear again when you revisit. If you, or another user of your computer, wish to withdraw your consent at any time, you can do so by altering your browser settings.

8. Contact us

a. If you have any questions about our cookies or this cookies policy please contact us by email at

Date of Policy: 11th November 2021

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