Privacy Policy

Cookies are small text files stored by your web browser (e.g Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Safari) on your device (e.g. computer, laptop, tablet, mobile phone). They are used to store information for the duration of your visit (a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (a ‘persistent cookie’).

This website uses cookies in the following categories:

  • Strictly necessary - enable you to move around the site or to provide certain basic features e.g browser compatibility, text size.
  • Functionality - store your preferences e.g preferred language, map home position, map zoom level, and enabling advanced options.
  • Performance / Analytics - used to help us understand how our visitors use this website in order to improve the performance and provide you with a better user experience.

The information these cookies collect do not track your browsing activity on other websites.

Where this website links to other websites (e.g Google maps, Bing maps or Open Street maps) these websites may generate their own cookies ('third party cookies'). The companies that generate these cookies have their own privacy policies.

If you wish to restrict, block or remove cookies which are set on your device then you can do this through your browser settings; the Help function within your browser should tell you how. However please note that some of this website's functions may not work properly when cookies are blocked.

By using our website you agree that we can place cookies on your device. The 'Notice for Users' will be displayed on first use of the website and then re-displayed periodically to remind you that this consent is in place. If you disable cookies or change your browser's history settings then the notice may be displayed on each site visit.

This site makes use of the following internet browser cookies:-

Name Expiration Example Use Origin
ASP.NET_SessionId End of Session dttsbycf... Session id is used to ensure users have a consistent experience when browsing different pages on the website. Connect:
HomePosition 10 years 52.206...|0.012...|3 Map “Home Position” coordinates and zoom level. OpenLayers:
FavouriteStops 10 years 0500SFENN009|cmbdwdwj|High Ditch Road¬0500SFENN006|cmbdwdwa|High Ditch Road¬0500SLITW007|cmbgjgtd|Tree Tops¬0500SGREW002|cmbdwmwa|Church Street List of favourite bus stops. Used in map and basic modes. Connect:
DisplayClusteredStops 10 years true Indicates whether the users want the map to show clustered stops by default or if they only want to see stops from their favourite stops or from a search. Connect:
DisplayDefaultLocations 10 years true Indicates whether the users want to see the default locations in the locations menu, or if they just see their home position Connect:
languageMode 10 years en-GB Display text in English or another language Connect:
basicTextSize 10 years DefaultText This cookie is used in the Basic mode to record which text size is being used or has been chosen, this ensures the site is more accessible. Connect:
basicContrast 10 years HighContrast This cookie is used in the Basic mode to record which type of contrast is being used or has been chosen, this ensures the site is more accessible. Connect:
browserCompatibilityResult End of Session true Indicates whether the user’s browser is compatible with this site Connect:
connectCookiesAccepted 1 month true This cookie is used to record if a user has accepted the use of cookies on the Connect website. Connect:
_utma 2 years n/a These cookies are used by the site operator to collect information about how visitors use the site. The information is used to compile reports and to help improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form and may include some or all of the following:
  • The number of new and returning visitors to the page.
  • The time spent on the page.
  • Details about the visitor such as physical location, language, browser and connection speed.
  • Whether the visitor browsed to the website directly or was referred through another website
  • Detailed site-interaction such as post code searches, stop searches etc
_utmb 30 minutes
_utmc End of Session
_utmz 6 months

This policy was last updated on 13th June 2014.