Cookie Policy

The website located at www.localofferwirral.org (“LOW”) is operated by Community Action Wirral (“we” and/or “us”).  Community Action Wirral is a company limited by guarantee registered in the United Kingdom with registration no 06276431 whose registered office is at 224 Liscard Road, Wallasey, Merseyside CH44 5TN and a registered charity (no. 1123267).

This policy (“Cookie Policy”) (together with our Terms and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.  Please read the following carefully to understand how we use cookies in relation to LOW.

Capitalised words in this Cookie Policy which are not otherwise defined have the same meaning as given to them in the Terms

LOW uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of LOW. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse LOW and also allows us to improve LOW. By continuing to browse LOW, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. We use the following categories of cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of LOW. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of LOW.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around LOW when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way LOW works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to LOW. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences.
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to LOW, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make LOW and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the main cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the non-exhaustive table below:

Cookie Name Domain Purpose
Google Analytics localofferwirral.org This is cookie collects information about how visitors use LOW. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve LOW. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to LOW, where visitors have come to LOW from and the pages they visited.
PHPSESSID localofferwirral.org This is a general purpose cookie and is predominantly used to enable the effective operation of forms on LOW
Google Maps maps.google.com Google uses these cookies for their Google Maps service, but does not provide details on what these cookies are used for at the time of writing.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of LOW. Please email us at support@localofferwirral.org or write to us at the address above to if you require any further information about our use of cookies.