How we use cookies on this website

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file usually containing a random and unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a web server and then stored onto your computer's hard drive. They are used to store information about you on your computer.

For more information about cookies, see the All About Cookies website.

The cookies we use

We use cookies in some of our in-house applications developed by Salford City Council and in third-party applications which we have purchased to help deliver services:

Cookie Identifer(s) Purpose
Change text size facility style You can use the icons at the top of every page to change the size of the text. This cookie remembers your choice when you next visit our website.
Salford customer account Salford_SCA_Username "Remember me" functionality when logging into the Salford customer account, so that you do not have to login every time you visit.
Salford City Council discussion forum agforum "Remember me" functionality when logging into the discussion forum, so that you do not have to login every time you visit.
Secure upload form SalfordSecureUpload Allows users to securely upload documents to Children's Services. The cookie remembers what a user has already entered if they want to submit another form. This is deleted when you close your browser.
Socitm take up service socitm_include_meX
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To measure customer satisfaction with our website. The take up service places multiple cookies, all of which only contain a true or false value and are used to determine if a user has chosen to take part in the survey or not. In all cases the last character X refers to the version of the survey.
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Salford_SCA_SessionCookie
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These cookies are essential for various parts of the website to function properly. They are deleted when you close your browser.
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To find out how many people are accessing our website. If you don't want to send this data, you can install a browser add-on to opt-out off this information being collated by Google.

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This page was last updated on 14 August 2013

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