Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer when you visit the Council’s website. They are used in order to make the website work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the Council about how the website is doing.
Cookies help to improve your experience on the site. For example, they can enable a service to recognise your device so that you don’t have to give the same information several times during one task. However, cookies can't be used to identify you personally.
The Council uses two types of cookies:
- Necessary cookies;
- Analytics/Performance cookies.
Necessary cookies are required to make the Council’s website work. They enable core functionality such as navigating the Council’s web pages, accessing secure areas and protecting the Council from attack, robots and spam. The Council can’t offer an opt-out as without them its site won’t work. These cookies can only be disabled by changing your browser preferences.
This cookie is used in context with the local-storage function in the browser. This function allows the website to load faster by pre-loading certain procedures.
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