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Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?

A "cookie" is a small text file stored on your computer when you visit a website.

What cookies do we use?

We use a first party cookie; the standard cookie which is used in "Chorley Online" to hold the encrypted session ID. Chorley Online is the service which allows you to view your account details online and this can be accessed through the "My Account" page on our website. The Cookie will not be created until Chorley Online is accessed, If you do not wish to use or receive this cookie, do not attempt to follow the links within the "My Account" page.

A cookie is used when creating the verification image that is displayed if you request a callback via the "contact us" page. This cookie helps to stop robots from sending spam through the contact us form. If you do not request a callback, this cookie will not be used.

A cookie is also used to count how long it's been since you last visited us. This is used to hide the cookie policy link on the home page if you've seen it recently.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates anonymous statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google's privacy policy is available at:

To Opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites click here.

How we use Cookies on the "Chorley Online" System:

We use cookies to provide a secure online environment and to distinguish you from other users of the website. The cookies used are session cookies, and as such are stored in memory and destroyed when the browser is closed. Cookies are not linked to any other information held about customers.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit