Website Cookies Policy

When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. This sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies.

Our cookies contain no data specific to an individual, so that your privacy remains protected. They contain neither your email address, nor do they tell us who you are.

We use cookies to monitor our website, its usage including visitor numbers and page views. We also use cookies to improve your user experience whilst on our website, including:

  • enabling a service to recognise your device so you don't have to give the same information during one task
  • recognising that you have already given a username and password so you don't need to enter it for every web page requested

Cookies we use

The list below shows all of the cookies that are set by this website and the third-party services we use.

Cookies for improving service

Google Analytics sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and volumes of usage. This is to ensure that the website is available when you want it and to help us understand what you want to use.

Name Typical Content Expires
_utma randomly generated number 2 years
_utmb randomly generated number 30 minutes
_utmc randomly generated number when you close your browser
_utmz randomly generated number and information on how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search) 6 months

Cookies for managing your current visit

We use a number of cookies to remember your selections or preferences that you've made when looking at the information on this site.

Name Typical Content Expires
PHPSESSID randomly generated text when you close your browser
fe_typo_user session cookie contains data whilst using the website when you close your browser
eu_implied_consent_OswestryTownCouncil contains data to control your cookie preferences 12 months

If you discover any information on our pages which you believe to be inaccurate or inappropriate, please notify the Web Manager.

Oswestry Town Council,
The Guildhall,
Oswestry,
Shropshire
SY11 1PZ

Tel: 01691 680222
Fax: 01691 671080
E-mail: enquiries(at)oswestry-tc.gov.uk

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