Cookie Policy


Community Resource is the operating name of the Community Council of Shropshire.


A company limited by Guarantee 4652487 and a registered charity 1096779.


Registered Office: 4 The Creative Quarter, Shrewsbury Business Park, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. SY2 6LG.


Cookies are text files sent to your computer and used by your web browser to store information. The cookies we use allow your browser to remember whether you’ve visited our site before and what your preferences are.


As with most websites we use cookies to improve your user experience by enabling our website to ‘remember you’, either for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (using a ‘persistent cookie’). There are also use two different types of cookies – first party (which we own) and third party (where we allow a third party, such as Google, to set cookies on your computer or mobile device).


Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, storing your preferences, and generally improving your experience of a website. Cookies make the interaction between you and the website faster and easier. If a website doesn’t use cookies, it will think you are a new visitor every time you move to a new page on the site – for example, when you enter your login details and move to another page it won’t recognise you and it won’t be able to keep you logged in.


Cookies do not identify you personally.

How to refuse or withdraw consent

Although the cookies we use on this website are quite harmless and do not reveal your identity, not everyone wishes to have text files downloaded onto their computer or mobile device. If you prefer, it is possible to block some or all cookies, or even to delete cookies that have already been set; but you need to be aware that you might lose some functionality on this website.

Managing cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:



There is also a very useful website explaining how to control your interaction with cookies – please visit this site for more information: About Cookies

Cookies on our website

On this website we use only a small number of cookies. They are:


First Party Cookies


PHPSESSID: This is a necessary cookie that maintains your session on the website and enables you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without this cookie, services you have asked for, like shopping basket cannot be provided.


Third Party Cookies


Google Analytics – _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to monitor performance and usage of the website and and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Read Google’s Privacy Policy for further information.


Hotjar – These cookies allow us to test and analyse how you use the Commuity Resource website. We do this to make informed decisions about how to provide a better experience for you. Read Hotjar’s Privacy Policy for further information.