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Cookies

The International Waste Shipments (IWS) service puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.

We use these cookies to:

We never use these cookies to identify you personally.

You’ll normally see a message on the site before a cookie is stored on your computer.

Find out more about how to manage cookies.

Google Analytics cookie

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how you use the site. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.

Google analytics cookie collects and stores information about:

We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data. Google Analytics sets the following cookie:

Name Purpose Expires
_ga This helps us count how many people visit the site by tracking if you’ve visited before 2 years

Session cookie

We use cookies to record your session activity.

Name Purpose Expires
PRSD.request_verification_token This helps us to manage and authenticate your session. After 20 minutes of inactivity, when you sign out, or when you close your browser.
PRSD.IWS This helps us to manage and authenticate your session. After 20 minutes of inactivity, when you sign out, or when you close your browser.
_tempdata This helps us to save data you have entered between pages. After 20 minutes of inactivity, when you sign out, or when you close your browser.

Our introductory message

You may see a pop-up welcome message when you first visit. A cookie is stored so that your computer knows you’ve seen it and knows not to show it again.

Name Purpose Expires
seen_cookie_message This saves a message to let us know that you have seen our cookie message 1 month