Information about our use of Cookies

Our website puts small files (known as 'cookies') onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.

Cookies are used to measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs. They also remember information temporarily so that payments can be made and forms submitted. These cookies expire at the end of the session.

More guidance on the new laws is available from the Information Commissioner's Office.

A list of the cookies we use on our website is shown below.

URLCookie NamesPurposeEffect if Blocked

ASP.NET_SessionID _atuvc
Local storage

Used by the web server to assist with managing your visit to our website.
Contains no personal information.
Our website will continue to function, but may be slightly slower


Used by our online forms tool to store information over several pages.
May contain personal information.
Expires at the end of your session.

You will be unable to report events online.

As an alternative, you can email the council on
or telephone us on 01707 357000

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics software (Universal Analytics) to collect information about how you use our website. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.

We do not collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information can't be used to identify who you are. We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.


Please note: different browsers may store cookies in different file structures.

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