Close Menu

Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies

We use cookies (as do most websites) which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. Below we describe what information they gather, how we use it and why it is important to store these cookies. You can also see below how to stop cookies from being stored, though this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the Carbon Trap website functionality.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this website. In general it is  recommended that you allow cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can stop the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this) and social media platforms such as Facebook. 

Disabling cookies will affect the functionality of our website and many other websites that you visit.  We recommended that you do not disable cookies for this reason.

The Cookies We Set

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.

 From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.

When you submit data through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. 

This site uses Google Analytics - including Google Analytics Advertising Features which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

 For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

We may also use Google AdSense 

For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.

We also use Facebook pixels that connect to our website and offer advertising based on your preferences.  You can disable this within your Facebook privacy settings.  Facebooks various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies can be viewed at


Contact us

We love to hear from our users, whether you want to know what we can do for you personally or to provide constructive feedback.
No matter how trivial, please get in touch and we will endeavour to respond to you as quickly as we can.