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Privacy and Cookies

 

Visitors to our website

When someone visits www.valeofglamorgan.gov.uk we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally-identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally-identifiable information through our website, we will be upfront about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

 

Use of cookies by the Vale of Glamorgan Council

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.

 

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

 

Cookie  Name Purpose More Information
 Google Analytics _utma

_utmb

_utmc

_utmz

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. Google Privacy
Vale of Glamorgan Council site cookie acceptance VOGCookiesAccepted To record if a user has accepted the use of cookies on the Vale of Glamorgan Council website.  
Vale of Glamorgan Council site language preference lang To store your language preference for browsing our site.  
MyVale

ASP.NET_SessionId

atMyCouncil

astun

BIGipServerdunlin_pool

atLocation

astun:currentLocation

astun:mapSource

astun:previousLocation

astun:mapView

astun:lyrs_ish_ValeOfGlamorgan_AllMaps

astun:baseMap

astun:vLyrs_ish_ValeOfglamorgan_AllMaps

astun:layerPanelOpenGroups

To provide the mapping functionality of the MyVale section of the website.  
Vale of Glamorgan Council website Servers

BIGipServerwww_http_pool

 

These cookies are used to keep the user assigned to the correct server.  
eCitizen JSESSIONID
UNIQUEREQID
A session cookie which is used to make sure that the correct web session is used. This cookie is required for eCitizen to work.  
Payments eforms_return1
eforms_return2
anite_eforms_session
anite_eforms_session_hash
anite_eforms_session_mode
EForm Options
EForm LIMIT TEST
BIGipServerwww_http_pool
eforms_origin1
Cookies are essential to the operation of the payments system. They're used to store the customer's transactions in the shopping basket. Should you choose to disable the use of cookies in your browser then the payments site will not work because we cannot store items in the shopping basket.  
Early Years

ASP.NET_SessionId
Tribal.EYO
CELanguageCookie
CETestCookie
PESearchCookie
PECompareCookie
PELanguageCookie
PETestCookie
theme
lang
USER_ROLES
EnrolFormsAuth
Tribal.SAM

Cookies are essential to the operation of the Early Years system.

Used for authentication.

Used for storing IDs of Providers returned in searches and selected for inclusion in Basket / Printing.

Used for storing IDs of Providers for the comparison functionality.

Stores the language chosen by the user.

Used to store the chosen theme in Gateway.

 

 

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 http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

 

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

   

YouTube cookies

We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page.

 

As the Council creates new services, this may mean we need to amend this statement. If our privacy policy changes at any time in the future, it will be posted on this page.

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