What is a Cookie?
A cookie is a small text file stored on your computer, they are not viruses, they are not programs, cannot be executed and are not self-executing. Cookies are harmless.
What about my privacy?
Cookies can be used to track your browsing history across sites, you may have seen this when you look at a product on one website and see advertisements for the same product when you visit unrelated websites. This requires the use of third party cookies, this website does not use these.
We only use first party cookies, these are set for this domain (stowonthewold-tc.gov.uk) and cannot be accessed by other domains. These cookies are used to store non-personally identifiable information, such as what time the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before, and what site referred the visitor to the web page.
More about Cookies
You can find out more about what cookies are and how they work on allaboutcookies.org
Every website collects information every time you view a webpage. It needs this information so it can send the page you requested to your computer (rather than to someone else's computer). Information about these page requests is logged on the web server and also by our analytics software.
We use Google Analytics to measure the performance and use of this website, you can find out about what information Google collects and how it keeps your usage private at www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html