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This website makes use of cookies to monitor visitor sessions. No personal information is stored in the cookie that is issued by the site. The value stored in the cookie is an anonymous identifier, which is not linked to any other personal information you may give us during your visit. If you do not wish to receive these cookies you can disable them in your browser, though doing so may affect the functionality of our website.

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How do we use cookies?

We may collect technical data about the type of Internet browser and computer operating system that you use, and also which pages you visit and interact with. This information does not identify you as an individual and is used only for tracking site use so that we can improve our experience on the site. We might also place a "cookie" on your hard drive that will help us to identify you when you return to the site and allow us to tailor content to your personal preferences. If you do not wish to use "cookies" you may disable this option in your Internet
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The following cookies are used on the stwater.co.uk website after an authenticated login:

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AMCVS_2514401053DB27B70A490D4C%40AdobeOrg .stwater.co.uk Adobe Experience Cloud uses a cookie to store a visitor ID that is used across Experience Cloud Solutions 1
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LPSID-23296555     
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AWSALB www.stwater.co.uk Used for ensuring sticky sessions on the AWS ALB. =XoN/kS…
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stw_cookie_acceptance www.stwater.co.uk Used by AEM to know when to display the “Accept cookies” banner True
STW-X-Session-Authenticated www.stwater.co.uk Used by WSS True
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1P_JAR .google.com Used by Google, based on recent searches and interactions, to customise ads on Google websites 2018-5-11-8
CONSENT .google.com Used by Google, based on recent searches and interactions, to customise ads on Google websites WP.26cea9
NID .google.com Used by Google - contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences   129=…
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LPSessionID lo.v.liveperson.net Current active (or last) monitoring session srjT8pS8QJ-L7BbcknSxrg
Will my visit to the website be affected if I turn cookies off in my browser?

For general browsing of our website,you will see little difference. If you are using the site to pay bills however, you will have issues whilst logged in, throughout the payment process.

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