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By using our website, you agree that we can place cookies on your computer.
The cookies our website uses do not store any personal information about you and cannot be used to identify any particular user. All information about how you used our website is collected anonymously.
By accepting the cookies our website uses you help us to improve the user experience for you and many others. Please note that turning off cookies may limit your use of our website and the services provided.
Some features on this website will not function if you do not allow cookies.
You can restrict or block cookies set by our website but this may limit your use of some functionality, such as filling in forms and getting access to password protected areas.
Telford & Wrekin Council uses third-party suppliers who also set cookies throughout our websites on our behalf to deliver the services that they are providing or to record usage. More information on the cookies we and our third party suppliers set can be found below.
Types of cookies
We use both 'Session Cookies', which expire once you close your web browser, and 'Persistent Cookies', which stay on your computer until they expire or you delete them - examples of both are below:
Cookies set when visiting www.nhs4all.co.uk
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These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our Websites are being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our Websites for you.
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