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Springfield Cookie Policy

In common with most websites, Springfield makes use of cookies. A cookie is a small data file which is downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. When you return to a previously visited website – or visit a website that uses the same cookies – that website will recognise these cookies and therefore your device.

We do not use cookies to store personal information, nor do we use them to identify individuals.

Different cookies do different things and can be categorised in the following ways:

Cookie Purpose
Essential cookies These are cookies that are required for the operation of our site.
Functional cookies These are used to recognise you when you return to our site, enabling us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences.
Targeting cookies These cookies record your visits to our site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our site more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information (in anonymised form) with third parties for this purpose.
Analytical / performance cookies These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our site and to see how visitors move around when using our site. This helps us to improve how it works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.


These cookies are necessary, as they enable you to move around our website and use its features. These cookies don’t gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you’ve been on the internet.

Cookie Purpose Duration/ Expiry
csrftoken This cookie is associated with Django web development platform for python. Used to help protect the website against Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks 11 months



Cookie Purpose Duration/ Expiry
rur The cookie is set by Instagram to enable the user to browse through the website securely by preventing any cross-site request forgery.
mid The cookie is set by Instagram. The cookie is used to distinguish users and to show relevant content, for better user experience and security.
urlgen The cookie is set by instagram to enable the user to browse through the website securely by preventing any cross-site request forgery.


These cookies collect information about how you use our website, for example which pages you go to most often and if you get error messages from certain pages. These cookies don’t gather any information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how a website works, using the web analytics platforms Google Analytics. You can find out more about Google Analytics at:

And more about the Google Analytics privacy policy at

These cookies are not used to target you with online advertising.

Cookie Purpose Duration/ Expiry


This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors. 2 years


_gid This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form. 24 hours




Google uses this cookie to distinguish users. 1 minute



Changing your browser settings can limit or prevent cookies and should use your browser’s ‘help’ function to learn more about how to do this. You can also find out how to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics by visiting

If you’d like to find out more about how to manage cookies stored on your device, visit