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The cookies we use

The following cookies are used on the Sheffield Mutual website:


Stores the ID of the current session and is integral to the normal operating of the website.


Is used to remember the user preferences regarding the showing or hiding of the chat window panel on the side of the site.

Google analytics cookies

All other cookies - __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz are cookies set by Google Analytics, and are therefore technically not considered to be integral to the normal operating of the website.

The use of these cookies by Google Analytics is shown below:

__utma Visitor identifier Expires after 2 years
__utmb Session identifier Expires after 30 mins of activity
__utmc Session identifier Destroyed when user quits the browser
__utmz Campaign values Expires after 6 months

By using this site you agree that we can set and use cookies, which we only use to monitor use of the site. Information about website usage and visitors to our website is not shared with third parties. For information about how we collect and use personal data please refer to our privacy policy.

Click4Assistance (Online Chat Service)

This website uses an online chat service operated by Click4Assistance Ltd. Cookies enable our chat communications to popup in our member services team. Information about the types of cookies used by Click4Assistance can be found here:

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