Some websites store small pieces of data on your computer or other device to make it easier for you to use their services. These pieces of information are called cookies.
This page tells you more about cookies, how we use them on our website and how you can manage them if you choose.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small piece of information which is sent to your computer or other device when you visit a website for the first time. This information allows the website to recognise your computer or device if you visit the site again.
How do cookies work?
The next time you visit, your device will send the cookie back to the site along with the information it contains. This information allows the site to recognise you and what you were doing during your last visit.
This can be useful for things such as seeing how many people visit a website, saving items to a shopping cart, or displaying a quick checkout option when shopping online.
Are cookies harmful?
Cookies only ever contain text and are generally safe. They are not programs so they can not contain a virus or anything which will harm your computer.
We use a small number of cookies to help make our website easier to use.
Some cookies are required to allow the site to function. Some cookies are optional. You can change your cookie settings for this site at any time by using the cookie control at the bottom left of all pages.
Cookies set by this website
These cookies are required to make our website work the way it is intended.
|Name||Type||Function||How long it remains|
|nmstat||Analytics optional||SiteImprove>analytics - collect statistics about site usage||1 year|
|CookieControl||Essential||Cookie Control cookie. This cookie is set to remember the user's preferences about cookies.||3 months|
|CookieControlTC||Essential||Cookie Control cookie. This cookie is set to remember the user's preferences about cookies.||3 months|
|AWSALBCORS||Essential||SiteImprove analytics - Provides load balancing functionality||1 week|
|ARRAffinity||Essential||Provides load balancing functionality||End of browsing session|
|ARRAffinitySameSite||Essential||Provides load balancing functionality||End of browsing session|
|Various||Optional||Various cookies that are used to deliver targeted online advertising||n/a|
Cookies set by wandsworth-self.achieveservice.com
Some of our online forms are hosted on a domain provided by Granicus. Granicus sets some cookies that are used to enable the forms to function correctly.
How to block or delete cookies
There are settings in your web browser which allow you to block or delete cookies. The Help function in your browser should tell you how.
If you use your mobile phone or other device to browse the web, details of how to manage cookies should be in the handbook.
You can also visit Aboutcookies for more information about how to block or delete cookies on your computer.
You should be aware that some websites may not run smoothly if you decide to block or delete cookies and some may not function at all.
Your online choices is a helpful website which tells you more about advertising cookies and how to manage your online privacy.
If you have any questions or comments, please email email@example.com.