South Wales Trunk Road Agent

Privacy, Terms & Conditions

Privacy / Terms and Conditions

If you are a user with general public and anonymous access, the South Wales Trunk Road Agent Website does not store or capture personal information but merely logs the user's IP address, which is automatically recognised by the web server*. The system will record your e-mail address and other information if volunteered to us by you: This shall be treated as proprietary and confidential. It may be used for internal review and to notify you about updates to the Website. This privacy statement only covers the South Wales Trunk Road Agent Website at This statement does not cover links within this site to other Websites.

*Use of cookies by SWTRA

What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another  website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.

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Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.
You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but parts of the site will not work.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings.
The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide ( A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below

Category 1: strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like e-commerce, cannot be provided.

Category 2: performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.
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By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

Category 3: functionality cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

Cookies used on our site
Cookie Name  Purpose
lang SWTRA uses this to store your language setting.
__utmz, __utmc, __utmb, __utma Set by Google Analytics, these cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports 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.
ASP.NET_SessionId Set automatically by the software that drives our website, this cookie is essential to the correct working of our website as you browse from page to page, and will expire when your visit is over.
socitm_include_me7, socitm_exclude_me7 Set by SOCITM, one indicates that a customer has accepted the survey and is either in the process of completing it or has completed it. The customer will not be asked to participate in this version of the survey again.

The other indicates that a customer has rejected the survey and will not be invited to participate in this version of the survey again until the cookie expires. This cookie is also placed when the system processes the code to invite a customer to participate but detects the socitm_include_me[x] cookie while doing so and does not present the survey again as a result.
wd, lsd, datr Set by Facebook, these indicates the dimensions of the screen that you are using to browse the web, and also to allow facebook widgets to appear on our site. Note that if you are logged into Facebook, there may be other cookies set in addition to this.
StylePicker:colourscheme, StylePicker:fontsize NPT uses these cookies to remember the styles you have chosen when you browse our site.
k, guest_id Set by Twitter, to allow users to view twitter widgets on our site. Note that if you are logged into Twitter, there may be other cookies set in addition to this.