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What are cookies?

When you visit a site like Fibrebroadband.co.uk small text files called cookies are created, downloaded by your browser and stored on your computer, tablet or mobile phone. They’re used to remember how you interacted with the site and to improve your experience as you move between the different pages. Our cookies don’t record any personal information and they don’t represent any threat to your computer whatsoever.

Why does Fibrebroadband.co.uk use cookies?

Fibrebroadband.co.uk uses cookies primarily to make our website easier to use. For example, one of our cookies is used to remember your postcode to save you having to re-enter it on each subsequent page you visit.

There are a few different types of cookies. Some only last as long as you spend on a site in a single visit while others remain on your hard drive for a little longer.

Which cookies does Fibrebroadband.co.uk use?

Fibrebroadband.co.uk uses the following cookies.

First party cookies

These are cookies that are place directly from Fibrebroadband.co.uk.

NameTypical contentIntrusiveness levelExpires
PHPSESSIDRandomly generated numberMinimally intrusiveSession
tidRandomly generated number + info on how the site was reached (e.g. directly or via a link, organic search or paid search)Minimally intrusive30 days

Third party cookies

Google Analytics

NameTypical contentIntrusiveness levelExpires
_utmaRandomly generated numberMinimally intrusive2 years
_utmbRandomly generated numberMinimally intrusive30 minutes
_utmcRandomly generated numberMinimally intrusiveWhen user exits browser
_utmzRandomly generated number + info on how the site was reached (e.g. directly or via a link, organic search or paid search)Minimally intrusive6 months

Can I delete Fibrebroadband.co.uk’s cookies?

Yes, you’re free to delete our cookies whenever you like, but doing so may affect your experience of using Fibrebroadband.co.uk.

The correct method for deleting cookies varies depending upon what type of device you're using, the operating system and your chosen web browser. You can find detailed instructions for managing and deleting cookies on the All About Cookies website.

Can I block all cookies?

You may experience difficulty using Fibrebroadband.co.uk and lots of other websites if you block cookies. If you do want to block them from being downloaded to your computer you can find out how by visiting All About Cookies.