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

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.

Google Advertising & Analytics

The North West Counties Football League use Google services to improve its content and keep our website free, as a result when you visit our website, we share information with Google.

We use Google AdSense, Google Analytics and YouTube, so your web browser automatically sends certain information to Google. This includes the URL of the page you’re visiting and your IP address. Google may also set cookies on your browser or read cookies that are already there. Apps that use Google advertising services also share information with Google, such as the name of the app and a unique identifier for advertising.

Google uses the information shared by sites and apps to deliver its services, maintain and improve them, develop new services, measure the effectiveness of advertising, protect against fraud and abuse, and personalize content and ads you see. See Google's Privacy Policy to learn more about how it processes data for each of these purposes and its Advertising page for more about Google ads, how your information is used in the context of advertising, and how long Google stores this information.

The Cookies We Use

Further information

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