Cookie policy

The Pear Tree is careful to treat the privacy of its customers with care and due regards to the laws of the United Kingdom. Your personal data will only ever be used as outlined here. We may occasionally share your data with our partners and carefully selected third parties.

The only personal data we collect is that which you provide as a result of:

  • Making a booking on the website or via telephone
  • Sending an enquiry via our website
  • Participating in a visitor programme e.g. surveys, competitions etc.

The data you provide can include, but is not limited to, your name, address. You will have provided such data when making an enquiry.

We will use any data gathered through the Pear Tree website to issue regular email promotions or special offers. Such communications will only be sent to you if you have chosen to receive them.

You can unsubscribe from these by following instructions supplied in emails you recieve.

Cookies: Changes to online privacy laws across the EU since May 2011 mean that visitors to all EU websites will be asked for their consent for the use of ‘cookies’ and other similar web technologies.

The new legislation was introduced to help you choose whether or not to allow each website you visit to use cookies when you visit them. All of the countries in the EU have similar laws, and all websites are required to gain your consent.

'Cookies' are a type of file stored on your internet device (PC, Phone or Tablet). They are used by us and other websites to enable you to login, shop and personalise your delightful online experience. Cookies can also be used to track your activity and behaviour online. They will provide us with important insights into the quality of our service, which will enable us to improve our services and continue to delight you.

Some types of cookies can also be used to track your activity across lots of different websites. This builds up a profile of your interests. It also enables companies to target you with adverts that they think you are more likely to be interested in.

It is your right to choose if you give your consent or not, but you should be aware that in some cases you may not be able to use or see all of a website, if you do not allow the use of cookies. We hope you choose to accept our cookies, as this will allow us to delight you.

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Used by google analytics to provide the site owner with analysis of who uses the site, what they are looking for and other information. This allows the site owner to know what people are searching for. This information can be used in the future to improve the site content.


A session that is set by to allow the website to know who you are and differentiate you from differnet users. It doesn't know any personal data such as name, just that you are user "#1234".

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Used by to allow bookings to run using the booking widget. This particular one is a secure socket layer (SSL) cookie. SSL is used to make site data transfer safe, secure and anonymous.