Privacy Policy

If you give us personal information in order to receive information from us, we collect and store that information. That information enables us to fulfil your information request.

Where you provide personal information, it will only be used to deliver the services you have requested.  We will not sell this information to any third party and we will not send you spam, ever.

If you review or download information, we track the visit using cookies (see below). That information is helpful, amongst other things, to provide you with tailored information and to give us information about your use of “the website”. Information submitted via “the website” will not be passed on to any other organisation.

This privacy policy only covers the Wilson Ainley website.  It does not cover links within this site to other websites. You can read our data policy in full by clicking here.


Our website uses cookies.  Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. Cookies enable users to navigate around the website. They enable us to collect information about how our website is being used and to improve its functionality and your experience when using it. We use cookies only to track general patterns on our sites and via links to and from our sites. We do not use the information to target advertising to individual visitors to our sites.

Cookies are used in the following ways on our website:

Google Analytics - we use Google Analytics to provide us with information about how you use our website.  We use this information to compile statistics and to help us improve our website and the services we offer.  Google uses cookies as part of this process to collect anonymous information, including the number of visitors to the website, where they have come to the website from, the pages they visit and the length of time they have spent on the website.

Contact us - we use a session cookie on our contact page to allow you to contract us via our website.  Session cookies enable you to move from page to page within our website and any information you enter to be remembered.  A session cookie is deleted when you close your browser or after a short time.

The web browsers of most computers are initially set up to accept cookies. If you prefer, you can set your web browser to disable cookies or to inform you when a website is attempting to add a cookie. You can also delete cookies that have previously been added to your computer’s cookie file. You can set your browser to disable persistent cookies and/or session cookies.  If you do decide to disable cookies, you may not be able to access some areas of our website.

By continuing to use our website without changing your settings, you consent to our use of cookies as described above.  For more information about cookies (including how to turn them off) please visit and

Google Analytics - cookies used by

Cookie name

  • What is it: _utma
  • Typical content: randomly generated number
  • Expires: 2 years
  • _utmb
  • Typical content: randomly generated number
  • Expires: 30 minutes
  • _utmc
  • Typical content: randomly generated number
  • Expires: When the user exits the browser
  • _utmz
  • Typical content: randomly generated number and information about how the page was reached (eg directly or via a link, organic search or paid search)
  • Expires: 6 months

For further details on Google Analytics cookies, including those not used by visit cookies set by Google Analytics


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Wilson Ainley Consulting Ltd