EU cookie rules are designed to protect privacy, even where the information collected is not directly able to identify individuals. We store the following:
- Your domain name (if available) and IP address
- Date and time
- Pages viewed
- Browser type
- Operating system
This enables us to analyse usage and improve services. It doesn’t include personally identifiable information.
- Block cookies through your browser settings.
- For mobile phone details refer to your manual.
Please note that restricting cookies may impact how a website functions.
- Site Improve / Google Analytics
Provide us with usage statistics.
- LocalView Fusions mapping
This remembers the last map location selected, so on the next visit this is pre-selected. Blocking means on your next visit you’ll need to select a location again.
- Public Access (planning system)
A third party cookie, deleted on closing your browser. Blocking does not appear to affect the system.
- Online forms
Third-party cookie provided by our eForms, which is deleted on closing your browser. Blocking will prevent online forms from working.
A session cookie essential for online payments, which is deleted on closing your browser. It contains no data that could be used by other websites or, after payment completion, by this website. Blocking prevents you making online payments.
Modern.gov (meeting minutes and agendas)
Deleted on closing your browser. Blocking prevents login areas of the site from working.