Site Cookies

What’s a cookie?

  • The Wales Coast Path web site uses cookies to store information on your computer, to improve the website. One of the cookies we use is essential for parts of the site to operate and is set by default.
  • We use cookies on this website. A cookie is a small piece of text stored on your computer or whatever other device you use to surf the Internet. Cookies have many uses, but fundamentally they are used to store information about you on your computer.
  • We encourage you to accept the cookies our website uses as they help us to improve the user experience for you and many others.
  • Cookies give us important generic information regarding the behaviour of our users within our site - what areas they enjoy visiting - what services they frequently use etc.
  • No sensitive information, such as telephone numbers or email addresses, is stored within these cookies.
  • The Wales Coast Path will update these terms as cookies policy changes and adapts. You should try and visit this page now and again, to review the standing terms because they are bound to you as a user.
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Additional information on cookies is available at several sites:

 

Cookie / ExpiryHost NamePurpose / TypeDetail
NMSTAT
[Expires after 1,000 days]
Wales Coast Path Non-essential,
Persistent,
Web statistics cookie,
1st party,
This cookie is used to help record your use of this website. It collects statistics about site usage, for example, when you last visited the site. This information is then used to improve the user experience on our website. The cookie contains a randomly generated ID used to recognise your browser when you read a page. The cookie contains no personal information and is used only for web analytics. This cookie is set to expire 1,000 days after your last visit.
LANG
[Expires after one year]
Wales Coast Path Essential,
persistent,
Set by default,
Language change cookie,
1st party,
No user identifiable details stored
Upon visiting our site for the first time readers can opt to select the language of their choice [English or Welsh]. In addition, readers can switch languages at any point when navigating through the site, including our web maps. This cookie remembers that language choice, and automatically displays the chosen language when the reader returns to the CCW site in any one session.
guest_id
[Expires after one month]

k
[Expires after one week]
Twitter.com Non-essential,
Persistent,
3rd Party,
This cookie is used by a third party provider, the micro-blogging service, Twitter. Twitter may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to improve their service including understanding reader interaction, monitor aggregate usage and web traffic routing. For further details on the cookies set by Twitter, please refer to the Twitter website.
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[Expires when reader closes the browser]
Twitter.com

Non-essential,
Session Cookie,
3rd Party,

These cookies are used by a third party provider, the micro-blogging service, Twitter. Twitter may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to improve their service including understanding reader interaction, monitor aggregate usage and web traffic routing. For further details on the cookies set by Twitter, please refer to the Twitter website.