Cookies are simple text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier, website’s domain name, and some digits and numbers.

What types of cookies do we use?

Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies allow us to offer you the best possible experience when accessing and navigating through our website and using its features. For example, these cookies let us recognise that you have created an account and have logged into that account to access the content.

Functionality cookies

Functionality cookies let us operate the site in accordance with the choices you make. For example, we will recognise how you customized the site for future visits.

Analytical cookies

These cookies enable us and third-party services to collect data for statistical purposes on how our visitors use the website. These cookies do not contain personal information such as names and email addresses and are used to help us improve your user experience of the website.

Included cookies



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Warwick District Council website

TestCookie (necessary)

To determine whether a user's browser accepts cookies.  

PHPSESSID (necessary)

This is required to determine whether a user is logged in to the web site. Session data is also stored when a user is filling in a form. The data is stored on the server and not in the cookie.

Jadu_cc (necessary)

To keep you logged in if you log in to our site.

userColourscheme, userFontchoice, userFontsize, userLetterspacing (functionality) 

These cookies are set if the website user settings are updated so the website can apply your preferences when browsing across multiple pages.

These cookies do not contain personal data.

Applications in our online services e.g. Homechoice, Search planning applications, search building regulations, bulky waste form etc

ASP.NET_SessionID (necessary)

Each of these online services uses cookies. These are necessary for the application to work as they hold information when the user moves between pages. They are cleared when the user leaves the application.

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Online payments

JSESSIONID (necessary)

Our online payments page use session cookies. These are necessary for the application to work as they hold information when the user moves between pages. They do not hold any personally identifiable or sensitive data and are only temporary, and should be deleted by the browser when the user leaves the website.


Google Analytics

_utmb, _utmc, _utma, _utmz, _ga, _gid, gat_* (analytical)

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site and the pages they visited.

Privacy at Google

Planning consultations

PHPSESSID (necessary)

1. Session Cookie - This cookie is essential to allow you to log in and have your account details remembered. Without this cookie, services you have asked for, like making representations or completing surveys, cannot be provided. The cookie is deleted when you close your browser

2. 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 do not 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.



We sometimes embed YouTube videos using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.

How to delete YouTube cookies.

Web chat by Click4Assistance

_C4AP, _C4AS (necessary)

Used to identify if the visitor is new or returning, includes historic activities such as when/if a chat has started, hotspot hit or conversion occurred.

Used to hold information about the Click4Assistance tools and proactive rules.

Click4Assistance privacy policy

ASP.NET_SessionId (necessary)

Session cookie and is used to keep track of a respondents progress in a survey

SX_X (necessary)

This keeps track of completed surveys to prevent multiple responses for a survey (if the feature is switched on)

SmartSurvey - how we use cookies
Crazy Egg

_ceir, _CEFT (analytics)

Crazy Egg uses first-party cookies for one or more of the following purposes:

  • A/B performance testing
  • Usage pattern assessment and traffic analysis
  • Advertisement performance assessment

Cookies placed by Crazy Egg do not include personally identifiable information such as name, phone number, e-mail address or mailing address, nor does Crazy Egg link cookies to such personally identifiable information in our servers or databases.

Crazy Egg cookie policy

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