What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small amount of data, often including a unique identifier, sent to your computer or mobile phone (referred to here as a “device”) internet browser from a website’s computer and is stored on your device’s hard drive.
Each website can send its own cookies to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but to protect your privacy your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other websites.
This website uses two types of cookie:
The Recycle for Merseyside website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets cookies in order to evaluate your use of the site and compile activity reports to enable us to improve the site and gather visitor statistics.
Google stores the information collected by its cookies on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your device with any other data held by Google. By using the Recycle for Merseyside site you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
The Recycle for Merseyside website is constructed to be as easy and enjoyable to use as possible. Cookies are used to identify your visits to the site and to enable the efficient display of content in a useful and attractive way.
The website stores information about your visits privately and securely on our server and this information is inaccessible to anyone other than MRWA and its appointed web design and hosting company.
If you wish to restrict or block the cookies set by this website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.
Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this with the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual or the manufacturer’s website.
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the Recycle for Merseyside website.
For enquiries related to cookie usage please send an email through the Contact Us page.