The Official Website of The North West Counties Football League

How We Use Cookies

What is a cookie?


Before you reach for the tea or coffee, wait, there is no dunking required! A cookie is actually a small computer file which is downloaded to your computer's hard drive when you visit a website. Cookies are harmless files which can help improve the experience. Cookies allow websites to respond to you as an individual. The website can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.


We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.


Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

The North West Counties Football League does work with third parties in providing you services through our website and they may set a cookie on your computer as part of this journey. For example, we use these cookies to provide relevant advertising to users of our site and other sites. We also use these to limit what marketing or advertising is delivered to our customers.


Most cookies are deleted as soon as you close your browser; these are known as session cookies. Others, known as persistent cookies, are stored on your computer either until you delete them or they expire.


You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website, and other websites.


The North West Counties Football League Cookie Policy


In order to gain the best possible experience of using this site, we recommend that you enable cookies in your web browser. By refusing cookies, you will not be able to take advantage of some of the functionality of the site.


The cookies we use do not contain any sensitive information such as your name or address.


We use the cookies in the following ways:

Functional - We use a set of cookies to help us track the users on the site and helps us understand how customers are using our site. These cookies are only used to help improve our site experience. We drop these on their first visit to the page and then use them to track the user through the site, where they go, where they drop off, what pages they have problems with etc.

Marketing - We use a set of third party providers to help provide customised advertising and experiences to the users. We use these cookies to provide relevant advertising to users of our site and other sites.


Third Party Cookies and Content Sharing


When you use our site you may see cookies being delivered by third party providers. Many of these providers will be using cookies to track advertising (see Marketing above) or to help deliver the best experiences for our users using cookies within The North West Counties Football League’s own cookie policy. However some content on our site, such as embedded video may lead to third party providers such as You Tube setting cookies on your computer so you should refer to their cookie policy for more details.


When you decide to share content from our site using social media sharing tools, you may be presented with cookies from third party sites such as Facebook, Twitter or Google+. The North West Counties Football League does not control how these sites use cookies so you should refer to the relevant sites own privacy and cookie policy to understand how they use cookies.


Further information


If you require any further information on cookies visit www.aboutcookies.org - please note this is an external website and The North West Counties Football League is not responsible for the accuracy of the information on this site.