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Like most websites, Shropshire Live uses cookies.

We use some services provided by third-party companies that may collect personal information when you use our website (

Visiting with your browser settings adjusted to accept cookies means you consent to our use of cookies as described below.

How do we use cookies?

By visiting the following types of cookie may be created and stored on your computer:

  • Anonymous analytics cookies
  • Social sharing cookies
  • Ad serving and management cookies
  • Third-party advertising cookies

What is a Cookie?

Cookies are small text files that (depending on your browser settings) are deposited on your computer hard drive when you visit a site and may be sent back to that site when you visit again.

The information collected by cookies does not personally identify you; it includes general information about your computer settings, your connection to the Internet e.g. operating system and platform, IP address, your browsing patterns and timings of browsing on the Website and your location.

Most web browsers are initially set up to accept all cookies, but you may be able to configure your browser to refuse all cookies or to warn you when a cookie is being set. However, some Shropshire Live features and services may not work properly if cookies are disabled.

Any changes to this policy will be posted here. Shropshire Live LLP reserve the right to vary this Cookie Policy from time to time and such changes shall become effective as soon as they are posted. Your continued use of the Website constitutes your agreement to all such changes.

By accessing, you agree that this Cookie Policy will apply whenever you access on any device.

Third-party services we use that may use cookies:

Google Analytics

Shropshire Live uses Google Analytics on its website, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyse how users use the Site. The information generated by Google’s cookies about your use of the Site (including your IP address) is anonymous and will be sent to Google and held on Google’s servers in the USA in accordance with Google’s privacy policy (available at

* Please note that Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

Ad serving cookies

We Use Google Adsense – Google Ad Manager to serve our adverts.

The cookie does not collect personal information of any sort, just three ad related parameters to help the ad server:

  • It shows what adverts each user has viewed.
  • Shows you where the ads were located that the user viewed.
  • Limits the number of times a user sees a particular ad.

Third party adverts

Some adverts you see on Shropshire Live are generated by third parties.

Some of these third parties use their own anonymous cookies to track how many people have seen a particular advert or to track how many people have seen it more than once.

The companies that generate these cookies have their own privacy policies, we have no access to read or write these cookies.

Third-party Social Media Cookies

Social sharing, video and other services we offer are run by other companies. These companies may drop cookies on your computer when you use them on our site or if you are already logged in to them.

Find out more about specific services that we may use and their use of cookies:
Facebook’s data use policy;
Twitter’s privacy policy;
YouTube video player cookie policy: (Google’s standard terms).

Cookies on websites we link to

Please note that our business partners or other websites that may be accessible via the site may also use cookies, over which we have no control. You should check the privacy and cookies policies posted on the relevant third-party websites for further information on such cookies (including details of how to reject or delete such cookies).

How to control cookies on your computer

These links explain how you can control cookies via your browser – remember that if you turn off cookies in your browser then these settings apply to all websites not just this one:

Internet Explorer (this page links to further information for different versions of IE the mobile version is at


Safari: (or for mobile versions)




You should also read our Privacy Policy Page here