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Welcome to Cornwall Council Online
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Use of Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. Some cookies are during advertising, so you are shown adverts that are more personalised to you, based on your previous internet behaviour.

Some examples of cookies could be:

  • storing information to personalise the website to your requirements
  • a website that sells things may use a cookie to record items you have in a shopping basket
  • cookies can be used to record users behaviour on a website, for example to record the pages they have viewed

There are 2 different types of cookie that can be placed in your browser by a website:

  • Session cookies are only used for the period you use the website, and are deleted when you close your web browser. A new cookie would then be placed in your web browser if you were to visit the same website again in the future
  • Persistent cookies remain in your browser once you have left the site and closed your web browser. The next time you visit the site the information in the cookie will be used to ensure the website works as set up at the previous visit. For example to display certain things on the homepage. Persistent cookies will expire if the website that set them is not visitied again within a certain timescale.

Cookies on the Cornwall Council website

We use a number of different cookies on the www.cornwall.gov.uk website and the sub domians and third party systems we run. We have published a list of detailed information on the cookies the Cornwall Council websites use.

Session Cookies
Name Purpose Expires
ASPSESSIONID This cookie is set by our site to maintain session state. We also use this cookie so that once you have logged on with username and password you won't have to do it for every page you request from our site. When you close your browser.
cT We use this cookie to as part of our error handling system to improve our site. This cookie is only set when an error occurs on the site. When you close your browser.
Google Analytics
Name Purpose Expires
_utma For more information, see the Google Analytics Privacy Policy. You can choose to opt out of Google Analytics. 2 years
_utmb For more information, see the Google Analytics Privacy Policy. You can choose to opt out of Google Analytics. 30 minutes
_utmc For more information, see the Google Analytics Privacy Policy. You can choose to opt out of Google Analytics. when you close your browser
_utmz For more information, see the Google Analytics Privacy Policy. You can choose to opt out of Google Analytics. 6 months

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 vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

If you have any questions about the way cookies are used on these sites, or how you may be affected please contact us using webmanager@cornwall.gov.uk.

Managing cookies on your PC

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit the about cookies website.

You can choose to block the cookies that are set by the Cornwall council website, however you must be aware that doing so may mean that parts of the site will not work correctly.

Changes to the way websites use cookies

The law that controls how cookies are used on websites has changed. There is more information on the Information Commissioners website.

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