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What are Cookies?

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  • remembering your preferences
  • recording what you have put in your shopping basket
  • counting the number of people looking at a website.

Our use of cookies

First party cookies are set by a website you are visiting. We only set cookies when you enable our accessibility settings, these cookies are only used to remember your preference.

Some of our pages contain content from other services such as YouTube. These services may set cookies, these are known as third party cookies.

Cookies you may encounter

To maintain transparency, we have gathered a list of cookies and their related web addresses you may encounter from third parties on this website. You can customise your cookie preferences to restrict what cookies are stored on your device. You can find out how to do this on the About cookies website. Please note that blocking certain cookies may cause websites to stop working correctly.

Calderdale Council

You may have previously visited one of our websites which shares the address. If so you may notice cookies that are set for use on these websites. These cookies are not utilised on Active Calderdale and can be deleted if you no longer require them on the sites they are set by.

  • CookieControl:

Played Software

Our activity finder is provided by Played Software. This system may set session cookies that are necessary for the system to function correctly. Some links such as booking links may take you to other websites that set their own cookies for user analytics.

  • ARRAffinity:
  • __cfduid:
  • _ga:
  • _gid:
  • intercom-id-sbkxfixx:
  • intercom-session-sbkxfix:


Some of our pages have YouTube videos embedded. We use a privacy enhanced method for embedding YouTube videos. This means YouTube only stores cookies when you interact with videos on a page. They are then removed when you reload the page. The following cookies are used on

  • 1P_JAR
  • ANID
  • DV:
  • HSID
  • NID
  • OTZ:
  • SID
  • SSID
  • __Secure-3PAPISID
  • __Secure-3PSID
  • __Secure-APISID
  • __Secure-HSID
  • __Secure-SSID
  • __gads
  • _fbp

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