Terms and Conditions - Twixt Aire and Calder


All Wakefield Metropolitan District Council websites and material relating to Wakefield Metropolitan District Council information, products and services (or to third party information, products and services), are provided 'as is', without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in our sites will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that our sites or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use Wakefield Metropolitan District Council websites.

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Privacy Statement

We collect no personal information about you when you visit this web site unless you choose to provide this information to us.

Wakefield Metropolitan District Council is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. Only authorised employees of Wakefield Metropolitan District Council will have access to this information. We will not sell, share or rent this information to any other person, or persons or organisation unless permitted to do so by law. Information will be held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Data Protection

Wakefield Metropolitan District Council is committed to protecting your privacy online. We will treat any personal information in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act of 1998.

We collect no personal information about you when you visit this web site unless you choose to provide this information to us. There are a number of forms on the site, which either request feedback about a particular subject or a questionnaire that forms part of a consultation document. In most cases, you are not required to provide us with any personal details. If we do require personal information, the reasons for this will be stated on the form.

Full details of the purposes for which the Local Authority may subsequently use your personal data are set out on our Fair Processing Statement.

We will not sell, share or rent your personal information to any other person, or persons or organisation unless permitted to do so by law.

Visitors to our website

When someone visits www.wakefield.gov.uk we collect information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We use cookies only to help improve our website, we do not use them to store personal information about you. Cookies show us which pages you have visited, which tells us what information is most useful and important to you. This insight means that we can then develop our website to suit your needs.

Use of cookies by Wakefield Council

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small files of letters and numbers downloaded on to a device when the user accesses certain websites. Cookies allow a website to recognise a user's machine. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit. Most cookies are used to help website owners improve their website, but some cookies can be intrusive, for example when they are used to track a user's activity and preferences and therefore target relevant marketing or advertising to them. There are 2 types of cookie:

  • Session cookies, which allow websites to link the actions of a user during a browser session and can remember what a user has put in their shopping basket as they browse around the site, and
  • Persistent cookies, which are stored on a users' device in between browser sessions and allow the preferences or actions of the user across a site to be remembered. Persistent cookies may be used for a variety of purposes including remembering users' preferences and choices when using a site or to target advertising.

What types of cookies do we use at Wakefield Council and what do we use them for?

  • We use cookies to count usage of our site and to look at how people travel through the site, which helps us to improve our service.
  • Please rest assured –these types of cookies are NOT intrusive and don't collect any personal information.
  • Any input details, such as postcodes, for use in the "Where I live' section is only used for that purpose.
  • Cookies are deleted when visitors leave the site.
  • All the cookies we use are benign so please don't be concerned about accepting cookies from our site.

You can set your computer to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued, or not to receive any cookies at any time. The last of these options may mean that personalised services on this website may not be available to you.

Cookie Name Purpose
Compliance CookiecookiesAcceptedThis cookie is created if you click the 'Allow' button on the cookie information bar at the top of the page. It tells us you have given us consent to the use of cookies on our site and stops the cookie information bar from displaying.
Analytic Cookies__utmv,
These cookies allow us to count page visits/views and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site, using a service provided by Google Analytics.
Third Party CookiesDatatank - PHPSESSID,
Our site contains embedded content from third parties, some in the form of online surveys/forms and videos. Cookies will be created on your device to show you have previously visited a page with this embedded content on it, or interacted with it, i.e. by submitting a survey/form.
Functional Cookiesfirmstep2server,
firmstep2session, ASPSESSIONID, ASP.NET_SessionId
These cookies are used to enable core site functionality. They do not contain any personal information and are automatically deleted when you close your browser.
User Experience CookiesbrowserType,
These cookies are used to improve the usability of our website. They do not contain any personal information, but are retained for a fixed period for any future visits you may make to our website. The results of using such cookies is faster and more convenient future access.

Links to other websites

This document does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.


In line with UK Government guidelines this site is being developed to comply with the Web Accessibility Initiative 'double-A' standard.

Copyright Statement

All images on this website are Copyright © Wakefield Metropolitan District Council unless otherwise stated.
All Rights Reserved.

Content from this website may not be reproduced in any way without written permission from Wakefield Metropolitan District Council.​