Privacy and Cookies
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.
Website privacy notice
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.
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|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 visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Google Privacy.
|Vale of Glamorgan Council site cookie acceptance
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|To record the refuse and recycling collection week day and number, and the recycling type.
|To provide the mapping functionality of the MyVale section of the website.
|A session cookie which is used to make sure that the correct web session is used. This cookie is required for eCitizen to work.
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Cookies are essential to the operation of the payments system. They're used to store the customer's transactions in the shopping basket.
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:
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit:
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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.
YouTube’s embedding videos information
GovDelivery Privacy notice
We use the GovDelivery platform, provided by Granicus, for our email newsletters. When you sign up we will use your email address to send you regular updates on the topics you have subscribed to. You can change your mind at any time to unsubscribe from this service, click here to unsubscribe.
Granicus stores your data in the US and is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield framework. When you sign up to our email newsletters, you agree to your data being stored in this way.
As a data processor on behalf of Vale of Glamorgan CouncilGovDelivery will use your information to send you email newsletters. How GovDelivery collects and stores your information
What types of personal data are being processed?
- Email address
- Subscriber event activity information (e.g. links clicked, event date/timestamp)
- Subscriber preferences (subscription topics)
- Waste collection day information - Only if subscribed to the Recycling and Waste Collections topic.
- Recycling type information - Only if subscribed to the Recycling and Waste Collections topic.
- Unique Property Reference Number (UPRN) - Only if subscribed to the Recycling and Waste Collections topic, this is to match your subscription with any future collection day changes to avoid having to resubscribe.
How will my information be used?
Personal information which you’ve provided to us will be used to:
- Send you news and information bulletins by email
- Send you property specific bulletins (if you’ve provided your UPRN number for the Recycling and Waste Collections topic)