Cookie Policy

Cookie policy

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer when you browse a website. This website uses cookies in a general way to help us to understand how our website is used and also to improve the user experience. We do not use cookies from which you can be individually identified.

Our website occasionally makes use of "embedded services" such as Facebook, AddThis, Google Maps,,,,, YouTube and Twitter. These third party services may also save cookies on your computer whilst you use our website. We have no control over these cookies and you should seek advice from these services if you wish to understand more about how they use cookies.

You may wish to visit which contains comprehensive information on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

The table below sets out what cookies we use and why:

Cookie Brief description
__utma Google Analytics cookie
__utmb Google Analytics cookie
__utmc Google Analytics cookie
__utmz Google Analytics cookie
ASP.NET SessionID ASP session cookie - deleted when you end your visitor session
__atuvc Cookie set by the AddThis sharing widget.
_atshc Cookie set by the AddThis sharing widget.
rotherham_uid System cookie - deleted when you close your browser.
__gads Google Advertising cookie - persists for 2 years.
cookieTextSeen This cookie is set when you dismiss the cookie notification. It is used to inform the website not to show the notification again. This cookie lasts for 12 months