Ashdown House wooden gate, provided by Harvest Automation

Cookie Policy

At Harvest Automation we strive to give visitors to our website the best experience possible. One of the ways we achieve this is by storing small amounts of information about your visit in data files onto your computer called cookies.

Cookies don't identify you personally, but help the site remember details about your visit enabling us to provide better services for you. They cannot carry viruses or install malware on your machine.

You can control and delete these files as you wish. If you chose to delete cookies please be aware that some parts of the website, such as our contact form, will not work properly. You can find out more about cookies and how to remove them at:

How we use cookies

We use cookies in several places. We'll run through each we set, what reasons we have for setting them and how long they last for:

Measuring website usage (via Universal Analytics)

These cookies are set by Google Analytics:

Name:Purpose:Expires in:
_gaThis helps us count visitors to by checking if you've visited before2 years
_gatManages the rate at which page view requests are made30 mins


These cookies are set by our CMS:

Name:Purpose:Expires in:
CraftSessionIdCreated by the Content Management System (CMS). It is an identifier for your current session and allows the CMS to provide essential functionality.End of session
CRAFT_CSRF_TOKENCreated by the Content Management System. Used to provide protection against Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks (CSRF) for whenever a form is used.End of session


These cookies are used for miscellaneous purposes in the site:

Name:Purpose:Expires in:
seenAnimationThis is used in the code to detect if the user has seen the initial loading animation, and to visually tailor the page accordingly.7 days