Cookie Notice

Last updated on January 10, 2019

By using the,, or websites, you agree that we can place cookies on your device as described in our Privacy Statement and this Cookie Notice.

Cookies Defined

A cookie is a piece of information contained in a very small text file that is stored in your Internet browser or elsewhere on your hard drive. Cookies allow a website to identify a user’s device whenever that user returns to the website and are commonly used to make websites work more efficiently and enrich the user experience, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Birches Group’s use of cookies

Birches Group collects information during your visit to a Birches Group website through the use of cookies. We use these cookies for a variety of reasons, most commonly to distinguish you from other users of our websites and to help us compile aggregate statistics about usage of our websites. We also use cookies to help us provide you with a positive experience when you browse our website, help improve our content, and to personalize your visit.

Main Birches Group cookies

The table below is a list of the main cookies set by Birches Group websites. We also are providing both the purpose and the name of each cookie. Please note that we may from time to time modify or update our cookies. When that happens, we will update this list accordingly.

Category of Cookies
Analytics CookiesThese cookies are used to estimate our audience, identify usage patterns, and speed up searches.
Session CookiesThese cookies are used to maintain your transaction. Generally, your session cookies expire when your browser is closed. The use of the session cookies reduces the need for Birches Group to transfer your information over the Internet.
Functionality CookiesThese cookies are used to recognize repeat visitors to the site and allow the website to remember the choices you make (such as user name, language or the region you are in). They are often used to record specific browsing information (including the way you arrive on the site, the pages you view, options you select, information you enter and the path you take through the site) against an individual customer profile.
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How to control cookies

You can control acceptance of cookies by modifying your Internet browser preferences. You may accept all cookies, be notified when a cookie is set or reject all cookies. Please note that, if you choose to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or part of our site and may be unable to use those services or engage in activities that require the placement of cookies.

To disable cookies

  • If you are using Internet Explorer 8.0+:
    • Go to “Tools” in the menu bar and then click on “Internet Options”
    • Click on “Privacy” Tab on top
    • Move the slider up to the “Block all the Cookies” setting

  • If you are using Firefox 4.0+:
    • Go to “Tools” in the menu bar
    • Click on “Options”
    • Click on “Privacy Tab”
    • Disable the box that says “Tell websites I do not want to be tracked”

  • If you are using Google Chrome:
    • Go to “Tools Menu”
    • Click on “Settings”
    • Click on “Advanced Settings”
    • Click on “Privacy/Content Settings”
    • “Cookies” should be selected. Once done select “Block third party cookies and site data”

  • If you are using Safari 5.0:
    • Choose Safari > Preferences and click “Security”
    • In the “Accept Cookies” section, specify if and when Safari should accept cookies from websites. To see an explanation of the options, click the Help button (looks like a question mark). If you have set Safari to block cookies, you may need to temporarily accept cookies to open a page. Repeat the above steps, selected Always. When you’re done with the page, turn off cookies again and remove the page’s cookies.

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