cookie policy

The website at (“our site”, “the site”) is owned and operated by Profoco Ltd (“Profoco” "we", “us” or “our”). Our site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users. This helps us to provide you with a better experience when you browse our site and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. 

A cookie is a text file containing small amounts of information which is downloaded to your device (including computers, tablets and phones) when you visit a website. On each subsequent visit, cookies are then sent back to the originating website (or to another website which recognises that cookie) providing information relating to your previous visits. A cookie may be a “persistent” cookie or a “session” cookie. Persistent cookies remain on your device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time you visit the website that created the cookie. Session cookies allow website operators to link your actions during a browser session. A browser session starts when you open the browser window and finishes when you close the browser window. Session cookies are temporary and are automatically deleted when you close the browser.

We use a number of cookies (both persistent and session) on our site. These cookies have different functions and fall into the following categories:

Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies that are required for the proper operation of our site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our site, to review your My Green Squares account, and so on. Without these cookies many of the services you have asked for cannot be provided.

Analytical or performance cookies: These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our site and to see how visitors move around our site. This helps us to improve the way our site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. All information the cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. We may share this information with selected third parties for marketing, analysis and similar purposes.

Functionality cookies: These cookies are used to recognise you when you return to our site. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activities on other websites. We may share this information with selected third parties for marketing, analysis and similar purposes.

Targeting or advertising cookies: These cookies record your visit to our site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed and are generally used for more targeted advertising. They limit the number of times you see an advertisement and help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign.  We will use this information to make our site and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may share this information with selected third parties for marketing, analysis and similar purposes.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting/advertising cookies. Please check the privacy policies of such third parties to find out how they manage cookies.

You can manage how we use cookies on your device at any time by accessing the “Cookies Policy” tab on the bottom of every screen on our website. You may also configure the settings in your internet browser to refuse all or some cookies. Unless you have set your preferences in this way, our system will automatically issue cookies when you visit our site. Please note that setting your preferences to refuse cookies may mean that you are unable to access all or parts of our sites and that certain functionality cannot be provided. For example, when you click the button to “share” My Green Squares to your Facebook account it creates a cookie that only Facebook servers see. If you disable cookies the functionality of the site will be limited in that you would not be able to login to your My Green Squares account or share information via Facebook. If you are using a shared computer and cookies are left on, remember to log out of your My Green Squares account when you have finished your session.

You can find out more about cookies at and This cookie policy was last updated on 16 May 2013.

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