Cookies policy

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

Necessary Cookies OnOn

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.

Cookie Purpose Expires

has_js

This cookie is used to indicate whether the user's browser has enabled JavaScript. End of browser session
local_storage_support_test

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.

Permanent
rc::c This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and robots. End of browser session