Cookies & Data Storage

Information about the cookies we use and what we store on your computer

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When you use the Website, information may be collected through the use of cookies. The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 provides that certain information must be given to users and the user must give his or her consent to the placing of the cookies. This Cookies page sets out information about how we use cookies.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a piece of data stored by a website within a browser. Cookies were designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites to remember things that a browser had done there in the past, which can include having clicked particular buttons, logging in, or having read pages on that site months or years ago.

You have the opportunity to set your computer to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. The way in which you do this depends upon the web browser which you use. Please refer to the "Help" function for your browser or visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/. If you accept cookies, they may remain on your computer for many years, unless you delete them. Please note that turning off cookies may limit your use of our website and website services.

Cookies used by the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

Session Cookies

Name: ASP.NET_SessionId, ASPSESSIONIDACBTCDCA
Purpose: These cookies are essential for various parts of the website to function properly. They expire when you close your browser.
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Name: JSESSIONID
Purpose: This cookie is essential for various parts of the website to function properly. It expires when you close your browser.
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Name: firmstep2server, firmstep2session
Purpose: Required to enable Online Forms to work correctly. They expire when you close your browser.
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Persistent Cookies

Name: srEasting, srNorthing, srZoom, srAddress, srUPRN
Purpose: These cookies are used to collect information about location details whilst using the interactive mapping service. They are persistent cookies that expire after 30 days.
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Purpose: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors interact with our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
More information: Google analytics privacy

Name: whoson
Purpose: Who's On is a visitor tracking and live chat solution for business web sites. The cookie is persistent and expires on 31 December 2020.
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3rd Party Cookies

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Purpose: This cookie is used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. A persistent cookie that expires after 5 years, the cookie enables the collection of information in an anonymous form, including the number of visits to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
More information: Privacy Policy

Name: LGNref, X-Mapping-hpadogcb, X-Mapping-ockjhjcd
Purpose: Used by Logo-Net to profile users to target specific content to aid navigation and advertising. LGNref cookie is a persistent cookie that expires after 360 days. Others are session cookies and will expire when you close your browser.
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Name: original_referer, twitter_sess, guest_id, k
Purpose: Used by twitter to deliver the rbwm.gov.uk twitter feed.
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Modified: 2013-03-28
Published: Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:53:07
Author: Allison Helyer
Editor: Allison.Helyer
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