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Cookie Policy

By using the Webster site you're confirming that you're happy to accept our use of cookies. Here you can find out more about how we use them.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small, harmless files placed on your computer's hard drive or in your browser memory when you visit a website.

What do cookies do?

Cookies help to make the interaction between users and websites faster and easier. What cookies don't do is store any personal or confidential information about you.

Are cookies safe?

Yes, cookies are harmless text files. They can't look into your computer or read any personal information or other material on your hard drive. Cookies can't carry viruses or install anything harmful on your computer.

Why should I keep cookies switched on?

We advise you to keep cookies active during your visits to our website because parts of the site rely on them to work properly. 

Types of cookie we use

Like most websites, Webster uses session cookies and persistent cookies to enhance your browsing experience. Neither session cookies nor persistent cookies collect any personally identifiable information.

Session cookies

We use session cookies, which last only for the duration of your visit (your 'session') and are deleted when you close your browser. These simply enable us to identify that the same person is moving from page to page.

Persistent cookies

We also use certain cookies that are persistent, meaning that they last beyond your session. Persistent cookies help our website remember you as a user each time you use the same computer to revisit us.

Cookies currently used

This website uses cookies in several places – we’ve listed each of them below along with more details about why we use them and how long they will last.

Content Management System (CMS)

Cookies we use on our CMS
Cookie NameTypical UseExpires
ASP.NET_SessionId Contains a random ID so that we can store your session across the Webster pages. When you close your browser
ContensisCMSUserName Used if you login the the CMS, contains your username (not used currently by Webster). When you close your browser
ContensisLastUserName Used if you login the the CMS, contains your username (not used currently by Webster). When you close your browser
ContensisDisplayName Used if you login the the CMS, contains your display name (not used currently by Webster). When you close your browser
ContensisAvatar Used if you login the the CMS, contains your display picture (not used currently by Webster). When you close your browser
csession Used if you login the the CMS, Contains a random ID so that we can remember you are loggged in the the CMS. After one month
User_LanguageId Used if you login the the CMS, stores your selected language. After one month
CMSFontSizeCookie Remembers your font size if you have changed it using the accessibility tools on the site. After 12 months

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics cookies to collect information about how visitors use this site and when issues are encountered (such as broken links). Google analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you were on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not store your personal information so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. We do not allow Google to use or share our data.

We use Google Analytics to make sure our website is meeting our users' needs and to help prioritise improvements. Google provides more details on the Google privacy and cookie policy page. Google also provides a browser add-on which allows you to opt out of Google Analytics across all websites.

Google Analytics
Cookie NameTypical UseExpires
_utma Used to identify users and sessions. After 24 months
_utmb Used to determine new visits to this site. After 30 minutes
_utmc Aslo used to determine new visits to this site. When you close your browser
_utmz Lets us know how you reached your site, such as search engine you used, and what words you used to find us. After 6 months

Turning cookies on or off

You have a number of options when it comes to receiving cookies. You can set your browser either to reject all cookies, to allow only 'trusted' sites to send them, or to accept only those cookies from websites you are currently using.

We recommend that you don't block all cookies because parts of our website rely on them to work properly.

To find out how to turn cookies on and off in your browser, click on your browser name below.

Google Chrome , Internet Explorer , Safari and Firefox

To learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit www.aboutcookies.org

Forthcoming Events

Family of Blaenafon and Family of Miners

Date:
29/08/2017 - 28/01/2018
Description:
Two photographic exhibitions by Walter Waygood documenting the landscape, home life, society, work, religion, mining and youth in Blaenafon from the 1970s onwards.

Photography Exhibition

Date:
07 - 30/11/2017
Description:
Come along to the Blaenavon World Heritage Centre to see the images on display at the Blaenavon Camera Club photography exhibition

Pontnewydd Progressive Walk

Date:
20/11/2017
Description:
A moderate intensity 5 mile walk led by a qualified walk leader starting from and returning to the Queen Inn, Upper Cwmbran.

Pontypool Health Walk

Date:
20/11/2017
Description:
A low intensity 1 to 2 mile walk led by a qualified walk leader starting from and returning to Pontypool Active Living Centre
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