Cookies Policy - The Cheshire and Warrington Pledge
What Are Cookies
We want to make our online services easy, useful and reliable and this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, whether it’s a computer, tablet or mobile phone. These small text files are known as cookies and cannot be used to identify you personally.
We categorise these cookies based on how they may affect your privacy.
Do cookies allow The Cheshire and Warrington Pledge to see what I am doing online?
We cannot obtain information about who you are from this monitoring, just our audience behaviours and trends in that data. We use cookie information to monitor traffic, for example, numbers of visitors to a web page and where they go.
Examples of where cookies are used on our website include:
- Analytics – we anonymously measure your use of this website so that we can improve your experience;
- Social media – Facebook, Twitter and other social websites need to know who you are to work properly. This is for people who click the Facebook like and share buttons or Tweet this buttons from Twitter.
How do I change my cookie settings or remove cookies?
If you are concerned about cookies you can change the settings on your computer to refuse them.
The website http://aboutcookies.org offers comprehensive information as to how you can control cookies.
Details about the cookies and the purpose & duration used are set out below.
Login related cookies
Email newsletters related cookies
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.
Surveys related cookies
Forms related cookies
When you submit data to 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.
Site preferences cookies
In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.
This site uses Google Analytics 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.
The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.
For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.
We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.