Cookies Policy

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)

The list below describe the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for.

Cookie Name

Purpose

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We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This Analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information.We therefore do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy with regards to its analytics service
ecd_opt_in This cookie is used to record if a user has accepted the use of cookies on the Somerset County CC website.
mobile_domain_plugin A flag to increase performance by identifying users device as a mobile once instead of each and every time they request a page on the mobile site.
w3tc_referrer Stores the referring website.

Third Party cookies set by our website:

We use Twitter buttons and widgets to allow our visitors to follow our Twitter feeds. More information on how Twitter uses cookies

We use Facebook social plugins to allow our visitors to follow our Facebook feeds. More information on how Facebook uses cookies

Further information about cookies including how to block them or delete them, be found at www.aboutcookies.org.