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Cookie Policy

What are Cookies?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device. You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org  and www.youronlinechoices.eu

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

How Do Cookies Help?

  • They make our website work as you’d expect
  • They improve the speed & security of the website
  • They continuously improve our website for you

Our Cookies Don’t…

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties

Granting Us Permission To Use Cookies

If the settings on your web browser are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are happy with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our website may not function as you would expect.

Turning Off Cookies:

If you wish to turn Cookies off, you can do so by amending your browser settings. However, by turning them off you may limit the functionality of ours and every other website you visit, as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.

Here are links to information about cookie settings relating to the most commonly used browsers:

Cookie settings in Internet Explorer

Cookie settings in Firefox

Cookie settings in Chrome

Cookie settings in Safari web

Cookie settings in iOS

It may be that your concerns around cookies relate to so called “spyware”. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.

Our policy is to keep the use of cookies to a minimum, using them only where they provide a clear benefit in terms of user experience or useful anonymous user patterns.

Cookies used on this website

We use a range of Cookies on this website to improve its performance and provide you with a better experience.  Some of these cookies as classed as ‘Third Party Cookies’ and have been placed on our website by social media plug in’s.  We advise you to read these third-party cookie policies.

We have categorised the cookies used on the website using the ICC UK Cookie guide, please see below.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

Cookie Name Provider Type Source Expiry Purpose
Csrftoken pinterest.com HTTP http://www.stnicssutton.co.uk/accessorize/ 1 year Helps prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks.
SESS# pinterest.com HTTP http://www.stnicssutton.co.uk/accessorize/ Session Preserves users states across page requests.


Performance Cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

Cookie Name Provider Type Source Expiry Purpose
_ga stnicssutton.co.uk




HTTP https://www.google-anlaytics.com/analytics.js



2 years Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
_gat stnicssutton.co.uk





HTTP https://www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js



Session Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.
_gid stnicssutton.co.uk




HTTP https://www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js



Session Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.






twitter.com HTTP http://www.stnicssutton.co.uk/







6 days



2 years

Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and which pages have been loaded, with the purpose of person aliasing and improving the Twitter service.




twitter.com HTTP http://www.stnicssutton.co.uk/





2 years

This cookie is set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for the social media.
eu_cn twitter.com HTTP http://www.stnicssutton.co.uk/ 1 year Used to collect data


i/jot twitter.com Pixel http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Session
i/jot/syndication twitter.com Pixel http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Session
Tmgioct tumblr.com HTTP http://www.stnicssutton.co.uk/blue-inc/ 1 year


















via http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

2 years




collect google-analytics.com Pixel https://www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js Session Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.
impression.php/# facebook.com Pixel https://www.facebook.com Session Used by Facebook to register impressions on pages with the Facebook login button.
NID google.com HTTP http://www.stnicssutton.co.uk/ 6 months Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.










Pinterest.com HTTP www.stnicssutton.co.uk 1 Year






1 Year



1 Year



This cookie is set due to Pinterest integration and sharing capabilities for the social media.




stnicssutton.co.uk HTTP www.stnicssutton.co.uk This cookie allows us to display how many times a post, page or custom post type had been viewed with this simple, fast and easy to use plugin.



Functionality cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.


Cookie Name Provider Type Source Expiry Purpose
Lang cdn.syndication.twimg.com HTTP http://www.stnicssutton.co.uk/ Session Remembers the user’s selected language version of a website.

Targeting Cookies or Advertising Cookies

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaigns. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.

Newsquest Google Tag Manager – https://www.stnicssutton.co.uk/christmas2018/ 

The pixel placed on this website, for this purpose, are served by Newsquest Media, so we can run a successful digital adverting campaign with them.  For further details please visit  www.newsquest.co.uk/privacy-policy/ and www.newsquest.co.uk/cookie-policy/

You can opt out of Google Marketing Platform’s use of cookies by visiting the Google Marketing Platform opt-out page or the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

You can change your settings here

THIS COOKIE POLICY WAS UPDATED 14th NOVEMBER 2018 – Added section Targeting Cookies or Adverting Cookies

You can change your settings here