Cookies Policy


What Are Cookies?

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. The cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

How We Use Cookies

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

Which Cookies We Use

The tables below list which cookies we use and what they are used for.

Google Analytics

Our chosen website statistics software is Google Analytics which uses several cookies, as detailed below.

Cookie Name  Cookie Duration  Description
__utma  2 years This cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.
__utmb  30 minutes  Holds timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor first visits the site.
__utmc Session (until the browser is closed) Holds timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves the site.
__utmz  6 months  Keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine they used, what link was clicked on, what keyword they used, and where in the world they are when they accessed the website


Book Online


Our online booking system allows you to buy museum tickets online. We use the following functional cookies:

Cookie Name Cookie Duration Description
PHPSESSID  Session (until the browser is closed) Holds an ID number for the user's current session which allows the website to locate the correct session variables (stored information) on the server, for example, which cruise you would like to book and the date of the cruise. No personal information or card information is recorded in the cookies, and the takes place on secure web pages.
JSESSIONID  Session (until the browser is closed)  This session ID is used by SagePay and allows it to take credit and debit credit payments on behalf of Windermere Lake Cruises through its payment gateway. No personal information or card information is recorded in the cookies, and the transaction takes place on secure web pages.


CMS Cookies

Our website content management system (Expression Engine) makes use of functional cookies which are essential to store your cookie preferences and also to allow you to use forms.

No individual can be identified by the data which is collected. These cookies are set automatically unless you have disabled cookies in your browser. 

The functional cookies used are as follows:

Cookie Name Cookie Duration   Description
exp_cookies_allowed 1 year Holds a 'yes' or 'no' value depending on whether you have consented to allowing the use of cookies on our site.
exp_last_activity 1 year Contains the date of your last activity on the site.
exp_last_visit 1 year This is only relevant to registered users and contains data relating to the dates of your visits to the site.
exp_tracker Session (until the browser is closed) Keeps track of the last 5 pages you visited on the site and allows us to redirect you to the page you were on before sending us an email through a contact form
exp_csrf_token 1 hour CSRF stands for Cross Site Request Forgery. This cookie is a security enhancement for Expression Engine. Immediately before any forms are sent on the site, this cookie is set. Expression Engine then verifies that the cookie in the browser was the one that it set, therefore confirming the submission from the site is genuine.
_smToken 1 year  Keeps track of whether the survey pop up has been seen and whether it should be displayed on future visits. 

The cookies “exp_last_activity” and “exp_last_visit” also allow us to optionally show you which content has been updated since your last visit.

The privacy policy of Expression Engine can be viewed here



Other Cookies

Our site uses social plugins to connect with social networks Facebook and Twitter. If you are signed in to these services, these cookies are set by the respective sites and are not the responsibility of Lakeland Motor Museum.


Details of cookies on our site will be updated at least annually (last update 17th May 2018).