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Cookie Policy

Last Updated September 2023

This Cookie Policy (“Policy”) is intended to inform you about how Sutton (“us, “we”, “our”) uses a technology called “cookies” and web server logs. This Policy is intended to assist you in making informed decisions when using our website ( and our digital services (“Service”). Please take a minute to read and understand this cookie policy.

What are cookies and what do they do?

A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, a computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies.

Information gathered through cookies may include the date and time of the visits made to a website, the pages viewed and the time spent at a website.

For further details on cookies, please visit All About Cookies where you can find comprehensive information on cookies and similar technologies.

Consent to the use of cookies

By continuing to use the Service, you are deemed to consent to our use of the cookies described in this cookie policy.

Blocking our use of cookies

You can block our use of cookies by activating the settings in your browser. Please visit All About Cookies where you can find comprehensive information on cookie management and blocking for a wide variety of browsers. If you choose to block cookies, some aspects of the Website may not work properly and you may not be able to access all or part of our Website.

How we use cookies


We use a small number of “analytics” cookies which, in conjunction with our web server’s log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our website and which parts of our website are most popular. These are session and persistent cookies. This helps us gather feedback so that we can improve our website and better serve our users. We use Google Analytics to help us in this process. We do not generally store any personal information that you provide to us in a cookie.

Most of our cookies expire within 30 days, although some may persist for 2 years.

For more information about Google Analytics please see:

Cookies used by Sutton

Cookie names:

  • ‘_ga’ Used to distinguish users and lasts for 2 years.
    ‘_ga_[container-id]’ Used to persist session state and lasts for 2 years.

Who places them: Google Analytics

Description: These are cookies placed to get a better understanding of the behaviour of the visitor to this website. This will then improve the user experience on this website and on other channels used by this website.

Cookie names:

  • wordpress_test_cookie lasts for the session
  • wp-wpml_current_language lasts for 1 day
  • PHPSESSID lasts for the session

Who places theme: WordPress (Our content management system)

Description: These cookies allow the website to remember the user’s language selection and stores the language preference for the visitor to support our multi-lingual website.