Cookie Usage Policy

British Wool's Cookies

In this section you will find information on what cookies may be set when you visit our website and how to reject or delete those cookies. If you wish to read our Cookies Policy, this can be found in section 4 of the Privacy Policy.

1. How to control and delete cookies

British Wool will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of British Wool's website.

2. List of the main British Wool cookies

This is a list of the main cookies set by British Wool's website, and what each is used for.

Cookie Name Purpose
PHPSESSID This cookie contains the user's session ID and the cookie will expire at the end of the session (when the browser is closed).
utma Used by Google Analytics to track user visits
utmb Used by Google Analytics to track user visits
utmc Used by Google Analytics to track user visits
utmz Used by Google Analytics to track user visits

3. Local Shared Objects (Flash Cookies)

Adobe Flash Player is occasionally used to deliver video content services within the site. To improve user experience, Local Shared Objects - or Flash Cookies as they are commonly known - are employed to provide features such as auto-resume and for saving your preferences. Flash Cookies are stored on a user's terminal much the same as cookies are, however it is not possible to manage them at browser level in the same way.

The Adobe website provides comprehensive information on how to delete or disable Flash cookies either for a specific domain or for all websites - see for details. Please be aware that restricting the use of Flash Cookies may affect the features available to you for Flash based applications.

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Since its launch in 2010, The Campaign for Wool has influenced a new demand for wool on an international scale, and it’s efforts have seen an outstanding threefold increase in the price farmers receive for their wool.

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