Cookies, Privacy Statement and
General terms of use

Walking the Silver How Ridge.

Cookie Policy

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What are Cookies?

A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while that user is browsing the website it came from. The cookie collects data and stores it, and when the user browses the same website using the same browser programme in the future, the data stored by the cookie can be retrieved by the website to notify the owner about the user's previous activity.

The data stored by the Cookie varies depending upon it's purpose and the type of website that sends it. A simple static web site will send different Cookies to an e commerce site. Sites requiring that users log in use Cookies that sites that do not require users to log in do not.

It is important to remember that Cookies are not viruses, spyware or other malware that can infect or cause harm to your machine.

What cookies does Lakeland Walking Breaks use?

Because we do not require users to log in using a password, or have restricted areas of the site, the only Cookies used on Lakeland Walking Breaks are those set by Companies that provide us with services to help us maintain the site and display some of the content. These cookies come from Twitter, Google or You Tube, as outlined below.

Google Analytics Cookies
These cookies monitor how visitors use our website. This information tells us how many people have used the site, which pages they looked at and how long they looked at them. But it does not tell us who the people browsing the site are. This helps us to improve the site and tells us which pages are most popular. It also tells us which pages are not very popular, so we can either improve them, or delete them from the site.

These Cookies have names the start with "_utm ", followed by another letter. You can find out more about these cookies here ...

You Tube Cookies
We display our videos on our site, but to save server space and offer a wide range of features all our videos are actually hosted on You Tube and then embedded into our site using a simple piece of code. When you click play, You Tube drops a cookie on your machine so it knows you have watched it. You can set your browser preferences to disallow cookies from You Tube. Please click here for more information about this.

Google Plus one
Many of our pages have Google Plus One buttons, which enable users to share content with other people via Google Pus. This service will not work if you have Cookies disabled in your browser. Please click here for more details.

We use Twitter "Tweet" buttons to enable users to share content on Twitter. As with most social media sites Twitter will drop a cookie on to your browser when you do this.

Not accepting Cookies
As we do not set our own cookies on Lakeland Walking Breaks, we cannot give you the option of disabling them. If you want to disable any of the cookies mentioned above, this can be done in your individual web browser, however, functionality of the site involved may be compromised. If you are not sure how to do this, click here..

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Our Privacy Policy

Lakeland Walking Breaks does not gather and store information about individual users of this site. All usage information gathered by Lakeland Walking Breaks is in the form of web statistics in order to determine the amount of traffic that uses the site to further improve it. Individual users are not identified or tracked for any reason.

For those purchasing Walking Guides from the Jonathan Craig Guides section of the site, all information gathered is purely to enable us to service any order placed, however, names and addresses of those people purchasing books are securely retained for administrative purposes and may be used in order to notify those people of new products and services being offered on the Lakeland Walking Breaks site. We do not, however, under any circumstances, sell, give or offer any such information to any third party unless that third party is involved in the servicing of their order. (Eg. Royal Mail).

Payment for books sold on the Jonathan Craig Guides section of the site is made via Paypal, and subject to their policies, terms and conditions. Lakeland Walking Breaks does not have access to the financial details, (eg. card details etc.) of individual purchasers. This information is collected and stored by Paypal under their terms and conditions.

Terms and conditions for purchasing books from the Jonathan Craig Guides area of the site are available on the relevant Jonathan Craig Guides pages. Please click here.

There are a number of online stores on the site that are powered by Amazon. This is highlighted on the relevant page, and all purchases made via these stores are under the terms and conditions set out by Amazon and it's partners.

Our General Terms

Lakeland Walking Breaks is an independent promotional website that aims to highlight walks in the Lake District, and advertise a range of related guide books and accommodation for walkers planning to visit the Lake District.

The hotels and guest houses and self catering agencies advertised on Lakeland Walking Breaks are independent of Lakeland Walking Breaks and any bookings or enquiry for bookings should be made with the independent hotel concerned.

Any dispute arising between you, the user of this web site, and any advertiser is not the responsibility of Lakeland Walking Breaks. As a user of this web site you understand that Lakeland Walking Breaks is not liable for any business advertising on the site.

All offers made by advertisers are deemed correct at the time of publication, but are subject to change without notice. The copy of any advertisement featured on this web site does not form part of any contract between a user of the web site and any advertiser. All accommodation is offered subject to availability.

When you book accommodation with any advertiser on this web site you should check their terms and conditions of booking.

Contact Lakeland Walking Breaks

You can contact Lakeland Walking breaks by Telephone, E mail or post at the addresses below.


36 Ghyll Road
LA23 2LW


Telephone 015394 42411