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.
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
|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.
|Vale of Glamorgan Council site cookie acceptance
|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.
EForm LIMIT TEST
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.
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.