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Cookie Policy

We use cookies and other identification technologies on our website for a number of purposes,  determining the popularity of content, delivering and measuring the effectiveness of advertising campaigns, analysing site traffic and trends, and generally understanding the online behaviours and interests of people who interact with our website. You can read more here about the types of cookies we use, why we use them, and how you can exercise your choices.

Cookies Overview

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your browser or device by websites, apps, online media, and advertisements. There are different types of cookies. Cookies served by the entity that operates the domain you are visiting are called “first party cookies.” So cookies served by Wathen Marine while you are on are first party cookies. Cookies served by companies that are not operating the domain you’re visiting are called “third party cookies.” So, we may allow Google to set a cookie on your browser while you visit, and that would be a third party cookie. Cookies may also endure for different periods of time. “Session Cookies” only last only as long as your browser is open. These are deleted automatically once you close your browser. Other cookies are “persistent cookies” meaning that they survive after your browser is closed.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Types and Purposes of Cookies

Localisation: These help provide a localised experience. For example, we may store information in a cookie that is placed on your browser or device so you will see the site in your preferred language.

Site features and services: These provide functionality that help us deliver content. For example, cookies help you submit a contact form by pre-filling fields. We may also use cookies and similar technologies to help us provide you and others with social plugins for sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Google.

Analytics and research: These are used to understand, improve, and research content, including when you access the Wathen Marine website from a computer or mobile device. We may use these technologies and the information we receive to improve and understand how you use the website. Cookies and pixels are used to deliver relevant ads, track ad campaign performance and efficiency. For example, we and our ad partners may rely on information gleaned through these cookies to serve you ads that may be interesting to you on other websites. Similarly, our partners may use a cookie, attribution service or another similar technology to determine whether we’ve served an ad and how it performed or provide us with information about how you interact with them.

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.

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CloudFlare cookie. Used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information.


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CloudFlare cookie. The main purpose of this cookie is performance of the user’s experience and the appearance of the site.


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CloudFlare cookie. Used to analyse how visitors are using the website.

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To store a simple message when a form is submitted that can be displayed on a different page

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Contains information about your general geographic location (used to remember your time zone, for example). These are known as session cookies and are deleted when you leave the site.

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Cookies set by Wordfence Security are used to protect the site against malicious attacks. Wordfence only uses data about your visit and does not store personally identifiable information

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If you have any questions about our use of cookies, please contact us.

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