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Cookie Policy

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

The cookies we use are "analytical" cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below: 

Cookie

Name

Purpose

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ASP.NET

ASP.NET-SessionID

This cookie is essential for site functionality and is used to store and retrieve values for a user as they navigate the site. It is held temporarily in memory and is deleted when the browser is closed.

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Google Analytics

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. Google Analytics collects anonymous information such as pages you visit on this site, the browser and operating system you use and time spent viewing pages. The purpose of this information is to help us improve the site for future visitors.

Click here for an overview of privacy at Google

Add This

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These cookies are used to enable sharing features. Add This collect information such as which website the user came from, which type of browser they are using and the user’s general geographical location.

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YouTube

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These cookies are set when a video embedded in the Electricity North West website is clicked on. They contain no specific user data. Instead, they contain various preferences for watching the video such as if the browser supports HTML5 attributes. These cookies expire at the end of the user session

YouTube’s embedding videos information page.

Sitefinity

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These cookies are essential to access the secure area of the Electricity North West website. Without these cookies access to the secure area is not possible. They contain information regarding whether the user has logged in, and unique id’s.

 

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Major incident

Engineers are working to restore power to properties after severe flooding in Lancashire and Rochdale.

We are doing everything we can to restore power and we'll update you regularly on our news section and TwitterFor emergencies, please call us on 0800 195 4141.

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