Website Use and Privacy

If you access this website you agree to be bound by the conditions contained in this legal message and further agree that the Courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction in respect of any dispute arising from this legal message.

Website Owner

Hogben’s Private Water Supplies Ltd t/a Vossbrook, registered in England and Wales Number 08547431.
Walmer Court Farm, 466 Dover Road, Upper Walmer, Kent CT14 7NA.


The copyright in the material contained in this website belongs to Vossbrook or to third parties and used under licence. All rights are reserved. No part of this website including but not limited to, logos, graphics, sounds, text or images may be copied, performed in public, broadcast or adapted without the prior written permission of Vossbrook.

Third Party Links

Links contained in this website lead to other websites not under the control of Vossbrook. Vossbrook is not responsible for the content of any linked website and cannot take responsibility for the consequences of your using the information or services on linked websites. The inclusion of any link on this website does not imply endorsement by Vossbrook. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time.


While Vossbrook has taken every effort to ensure that the information contained within the website is correct, you should be aware that the information may be incomplete, inaccurate or may have become out of date. None of the information contained in this website should be relied upon as a statement or representation of fact.

To the extent permitted by law Vossbrook shall not be liable to any person for any loss or damage which may arise from the use of any information in this website or any linked website.


All information you supply to Vossbrook via this website will be treated as confidential and will not be passed to any third party unless Vossbrook is required to do so by law.

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 webpage 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.

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. Visit for detailed information about controlling and deleting cookies from your web browser.

The cookies we use


Remains only until you leave

Contains the last 5 pages of that you viewed. Typically used so that you can return to the previous page if you receive a form or error message.


Remains for 1 year.

Date of the your last visit to Can be shown as a statistic for content management system members and used by our content management system forum to show unread topics for both members and guests.


Remains for 1 year.

Records the time of the last page load. It is used in conjunction with the exp_last_visit cookie by our content management system to help manage forum and member functionality.


Remains for 1 year.

Used by our content management system to record if you have given consent for cookies to be set.

Google Analytics cookies

The cookies: __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz and __utmx are used by us to measure site performance and anonymous aggregated browsing behaviour so that we can improve our website for users.


Remains for 2 years after setting or updating.

This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to our site from that web browser. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits our site, a new __utma cookie is written with a different unique ID. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to our site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that Google Analytics uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure.


Remains for 30 minutes after setting or updating.

This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with our site. When a user views a page on our site, the Google Analytics code attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. Each time a user visits a different page on our site, this cookie is updated to expire in 30 minutes, thus continuing a single session for as long as user activity continues within 30-minute intervals. This cookie expires when a user pauses on a page on our site for longer than 30 minutes.


Remains only until you leave

This cookie operates in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user. In particular, this cookie is not provided with an expiration date, so it expires when the user exits the browser. Should a user visit our site, exit the browser and then return to your website within 30 minutes, the absence of the __utmc cookie indicates that a new session needs to be established, despite the fact that the __utmb cookie has not yet expired.


Remains for 6 months after setting or updating.

This cookie stores the type of referral used by the visitor to reach our site, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link. It is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within our own site. The cookie is updated with each page view to our site.


Remains for 2 years after setting or updating.

Used by Google Website Optimizer and Google Analytics as an anonymous identifier to help us determine the most effective design of for users.