Cookies

By accessing and using our website you agree to the terms of this policy and our privacy disclaimer. Please read this cookie policy carefully so you know what cookies are used. Sadly, we're not talking about biscuits. Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by websites. These files are either stored in the memory of your computer or device or are placed on the hard drive. Cookies are commonly used to help or personalise the user's browsing experience and provide information on how users interact with our site so we can make improvements.  

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Functional Cookies

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Targeting Cookies

These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

Social Media Cookies

These cookies are set by a range of social media services that we have added to the site to enable you to share our content with your friends and networks. They can track your browser across other sites and building up a profile of your interests. This may impact the content and messages you see on other websites you visit. If you do not allow these cookies you may not be able to use or see these sharing tools.

Google-related Cookies

Find out more about Google's position on privacy regarding its analytics service here.

How to block/remove cookies

You can choose what types of cookies we use while you visit the website in the cookie settings here

You can find out more about cookies including how to disable/enable and delete them by visiting https://ico.org.uk/your-data-matters/online/cookies/

You can block most cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the storing of all or some cookies. However, please note that some features will then be unavailable when browsing our website.

Support

Should you have any queries relating to the use of cookies on this website please do not hesitate to contact us.

 Name

 Description

 Lifespan

 Domian

 Category

 ASP.NET_SessionId

General purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written with Miscrosoft .NET based technologies. Usually used to maintain an anonymised user session by the server.

 SESSION

 wwutilities.co.uk

 Strictly   Necessary   Cookies

 CONSENT

This domain is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer's adverts appear.

 PERSISTENT

 google.com

 Targeting   Cookies

 __insp_nv

This cookie is set by Inspectlet and is used to record website and server performance with each visit to the site. The data is aggregated and analyzed; therefore, it remains anonymous upon use.

 PERSISTENT

 wwutilities.co.uk

 Performance   Cookies

 disqus_unique

To post comments and have your Disqus login information remembered across pages, cookies – specifically, first party (and in some browsers, third-party) cookies – must be enabled.

 PERSISTENT

 disqus.com

 Social Media   Cookies

 _fbp

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers

 PERSISTENT

 wwutilities.co.uk

 Targeting   Cookies

 OptanonAlertBoxClosed

This cookie is set by websites using certain versions of the cookie law compliance solution from OneTrust.  It is set after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and in some cases only when they actively close the notice down.  It enables the website not to show the message more than once to a user.  The cookie has a one year lifespan and contains no personal information.

 PERSISTENT

 cdn.cookielaw.org

 Strictly   Necessary   Cookies

 WWUStyleCookie

This cookie is used to store the users colour contrast setting via the website accessibility tool

 SESSION

 wwutilities.co.uk

 Functional   Cookies

 __insp_norec_sess

This cookie is set by Inspectlet and is used to record website and server performance with each visit to the site. The data is aggregated and analyzed; therefore, it remains anonymous upon use.

 PERSISTENT

 wwutilities.co.uk

 Performance   Cookies

 wwuMainFontResizer

This cookie is set to record the users font size setting via the website accessibility tool

 SESSION

 wwutilities.co.uk

 Functional   Cookies

 _gclxxxx

Google conversion tracking cookie

 PERSISTENT

 wwutilities.co.uk

 Performance   Cookies

 alertPopUp

We occasionally use an alert banner on the homepage to bring urgent information to your attention.

 SESSION

 ajax.aspnetcdn.com

 Strictly   Necessary   Cookies

 __insp_dct

This cookie is set by Inspectlet to store information regarding mouse position, clicks, scrolls, and highlighted elements and text.

 SESSION

 wwutilities.co.uk

 Performance   Cookies

 alertPopUp

We use an alert banner to bring urgent information to your attention.

 SESSION

 wwutilities.co.ukk

 Strictly   Necessary   Cookies

 _fbp

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers

 PERSISTENT

 facebook.com

 Targeting   Cookies

 OptanonAlertBoxClosed

This cookie is set by websites using certain versions of the cookie law compliance solution from OneTrust.  It is set after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and in some cases only when they actively close the notice down.  It enables the website not to show the message more than once to a user.  The cookie has a one year lifespan and contains no personal information.

 PERSISTENT

 wwutilities.co.uk

 Strictly   Necessary   Cookies

 _gid

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. This appears to be a new cookie and as of Spring 2017 no information is available from Google.  It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.

 PERSISTENT

 wwutilities.co.uk

 Performance   Cookies

 __insp_targlpt

This cookie is set by Inspectlet to store information regarding mouse position, clicks, scroLLs, and highlighted elements and text.

 PERSISTENT

 wwutilities.co.uk

 Performance   Cookies

 __insp_targlpu

This cookie is set by Inspectlet to store information regarding mouse position, clicks, scroLLs, and highlighted elements and text.

 PERSISTENT

 wwutilities.co.uk

 Performance   Cookies

 CONSENT

YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites.

 PERSISTENT

 youtube.com

 Targeting   Cookies

 __cfduid

This cookie is used to identify trusted web traffic. Inspectlet is used to track user behaviour.

 PERSISTENT

 inspectlet.com

 Performance   Cookies

 IDE

This domain is owned by Doubleclick (Google). The main business activity is: Doubleclick is Googles real time bidding advertising exchange

 PERSISTENT

 doubleclick.net

 Targeting   Cookies

 _ga

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.  By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.

 PERSISTENT

 wwutilities.co.uk

 Performance   Cookies

 OptanonConsent

This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given. The cookie has a normal lifespan of one year, so that returning visitors to the site will have their preferences remembered. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor.

PERSISTENT

 wwutilities.co.uk

 Strictly   Necessary   Cookies

 __insp_slim

This cookie is set by Inspectlet to store information regarding mouse position, clicks, scroLLs, and highlighted elements and text.

PERSISTENT

 wwutilities.co.uk

 Performance   Cookies

 _gat

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.

 PERSISTENT

 wwutilities.co.uk

 Performance   Cookies

 sessionId

To post comments and have your Disqus login information remembered across pages, cookies – specifically, first party (and in some browsers, third-party) cookies – must be enabled.

 PERSISTENT

 disqus.com

 Social Media   Cookies

 disqusauths

To post comments and have your Disqus login information remembered across pages, cookies – specifically, first party (and in some browsers, third-party) cookies – must be enabled.

 PERSISTENT

 disqus.com

 Social Media   Cookies

 optimizelyRumLB

Used by Optimizely to run A/B tests to enable us to understand the impacts of making changes to our website

 SESSION

 rum.optimizely.com

 Functional   Cookies

 __insp_wid

This cookie is set by Inspectlet and is used to record website and server performance with each visit to the site. The data is aggregated and analyzed; therefore, it remains anonymous upon use.

 PERSISTENT

 wwutilities.co.uk

 Performance   Cookies

 optimizelyPendingLogEvents

Cookie set by the Optimizely website optimisation plaftform. Records user activity.

 PERSISTENT

 wwutilities.co.uk

 Performance   Cookies

 OptanonConsent

This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given. The cookie has a normal lifespan of one year, so that returning visitors to the site will have their preferences remembered. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor.

 PERSISTENT

 cdn.cookielaw.org

 Strictly   Necessary   Cookies

 YSC

YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites.

 SESSION

 youtube.com

 Targeting   Cookies

 CONSENT

YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites.

 PERSISTENT

 youtube.com

 Targeting   Cookies

  

This domain is owned by Facebook, which is the world's largest social networking service.  As a third party host provider, it mostly collects data on the interests of users via widgets such as the 'Like' button found on many websites.  This is used to serve targeted advertising to its users when logged into its services.  In 2014 it also started serving up behaviourally targeted advertising on other websites, similar to most dedicated online marketing companies.

 SESSION

 www.facebook.com

 Targeting   Cookies

 AWSELB

Used by Optimizely to run A/B tests to enable us to understand the impacts of making changes to our website

SESSION

 rum.optimizely.com

 Functional   Cookies

 Recite_Session

This cookie is set by Recite Me to record accessibility settings

 SESSION

 api.reciteme.com

 Strictly   Necessary   Cookies

 optimizelySegments

This cookie is set by the Optimizely website optimisation plaftform.  It holds audience segmentation information for a visitor.

 PERSISTENT 

 wwutilities.co.uk

 Performance   Cookies

 __jid

To post comments and have your Disqus login information remembered across pages, cookies – specifically, first party (and in some browsers, third-party) cookies – must be enabled.

 PERSISTENT

 disqus.com

 Social Media   Cookies

 optimizelyBuckets

Cookie set by the Optimizely website optimisation plaftform. Used to store the page variants assigned to a user for A/B performance testing, to ensure the user gets a consistent experience

 PERSISTENT

 wwutilities.co.uk

 Performance   Cookies

 lang

This cookie stores the users language selection

 SESSION

 wwutilities.co.uk

 Strictly   Necessary   Cookies

 disqusauth

To post comments and have your Disqus login information remembered across pages, cookies – specifically, first party (and in some browsers, third-party) cookies – must be enabled.

 PERSISTENT

 disqus.com

 Social Media   Cookies

 GPS

YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites.

 PERSISTENT

 youtube.com

 Targeting   Cookies

 googtrans

This cookie stores the users language selection and allows them to view the website in their chosen language

 SESSION

 wwutilities.co.uk

 Strictly   Necessary   Cookies

 optimizelyPPID

Optimizely cookies are used to compare two versions of the same website page, allowing to improve the websites performance. 

 PERSISTENT

 wwutilities.co.ukk

 Performance   Cookies

 fr

Contains browser and user unique ID combination, used for targeted advertising.

 PERSISTENT

 facebook.com

 Targeting   Cookies

 test_cookie

This domain is owned by Doubleclick (Google). The main business activity is: Doubleclick is Googles real time bidding advertising exchange

 PERSISTENT

 doubleclick.net

 Targeting   Cookies

 _ga

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.  By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.

PERSISTENT

 google.com

 Performance   Cookies

 optimizelyEndUserId

Cookie set by the Optimizely website optimisation plaftform. This cookie is a unique user identifier

PERSISTENT

 wwutilities.co.ukk

 Performance   Cookies

 eupubconsent

This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given. The cookie has a normal lifespan of one year, so that returning visitors to the site will have their preferences remembered. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor.

 PERSISTENT

 cdn.cookielaw.org

 Strictly   Necessary   Cookies

 VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

This cookie is used as a unique identifier to track viewing of videos

 PERSISTENT

 youtube.com

 Targeting   Cookies

 _gclxxxx

Google conversion tracking cookie

 PERSISTENT

 google.com

 Performance   Cookies

 __cfduid

This host is used by OneTrust for hosting the Cookie Consent tool script. It is used to manage cookies on websites.

 PERSISTENT

 cookielaw.org

 Strictly   Necessary   Cookies