Cookies Policy

What are cookies?

A technology called “cookies” may be used to provide you with tailored information. A “cookie” is a tiny element of data that a web site can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive so we can recognize you when you return. You can learn more about cookies from here.

How are we using cookies?

We use cookies that are strictly necessary to enable you to move around the site or to provide certain basic features.  This covers all of the sites on the Think Leicestershire domain, that is any site that ends with, including

We also use cookies to help us to improve the performance of our website to provide you with a better user experience.

We don’t sell the information collected by cookies, nor do we disclose the information to third parties, except where required by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies).

Cookies that are strictly necessary

We use some cookies that are strictly necessary in order for the site to function and for you to be able to use its features. These enable you for example to login and in most case by using other methods would reduce the security you have when viewing our site.

Type Cookie Name Purpose
Identifier identity This cookie allows our servers to respond to your actions while you browse the site. The website would not work without it.
Request verification __RequestVerificationToken_Lw__ This cookie enables us to check that the request is made by you. This helps prevent malicious attacks.
Authentication identityAuth This cookie allows you to login to the site.


Cookies that improve performance

We use performance cookies across the site that allow us to collect information about how are visitors use the site. This information is then used to generate reports that will help our internal engineers improve the site. In general these services are provided by third party research companies who collect information in anonymous form.

Cookie Name Purpose
Third party – Google Analytics _utma _utmb _utmc _utmz These cookies collect information such as number of visitors to the site, where the visitors have come to the site from and what pages they go to.Opt out of Google Analytics