Cookie Policy

Cookies and granting us permission to use them

Lukbuk uses an implied consent approach to cookies. This means that if the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you agree with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse 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.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse 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.

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Google Analytics _ga
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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site, which we use to help improve it. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
AddThis _atuvc
This cookie is required for the content sharing buttons on our site. No personally identifiable information is collected. Click here for more information on AddThis
Facebook act
These cookies are set by Facebook when clicking through to Facebook or when ‘liking’ content Click here for more information on Facebook
These cookies are set by Disqus to enable users to post comments and have your Disqus login information remembered across pages Click here for more information on Disqus

Declining cookies on our site

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.

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has a guide to managing your browser cookies. You will be able to find guidance to do this for the major browsers here. The ICO is the UK's independent body set up to uphold information rights.