Cookie policy for Norfolk Recycles Website

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.


We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website 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.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.


You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below:


PHPSESSIONID – Stores the I.D. of the current user’s session – Retained for the session.

test_cookie – Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies – Retained for 24 Months

_ga – Installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The information is anonymised by Google, who assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors – Retained for the session.

wp_lang – Used to store language – Retained for the session

cerber_groove – Used to protect the site against hacking attempts – Retained for 12 months.


Please note that Google Analytics may use servers based in the United States of America. This means that your information including; IP address; cookies (eg. make of computer, browser, how you use the site), may be sent to the United States of America. When this transfer happens, your information might be intercepted by United States Government Agencies. As such, we cannot guarantee the same level of privacy as you experience within the UK and EU. Please consider this prior to consenting.


You can choose which analytical, functionality and targeting cookies we can set by clicking on the button(s).