Cookies

Cookies are placed onto your computer to make your visits more friendly and efficient. Legislation requires we tell you about this and to give you the option to remove these cookies if you so wish.

We only use cookies to provide services which will help you get the most out of our website. Examples include interactive maps and online forms.

Our cookies cannot be used to identify you personally and are not used for marketing. They simply help you use the website and help us see how many people are visiting and what they are most interested in. This helps us provide the right kind of content for our customers.

Cookies can also make life easier by remembering your computer or any other device you've used to visit the site. This means you don't have to give the same information several times during a visit or while completing a task.

You can choose to delete and block cookies, but this will stop some functions from working properly. To find out more about how to manage cookies, please visit www.aboutcookies.org.uk

The table below shows which cookies are used on our website. Please note that we cannot control cookies used by other parties, for example Google or YouTube, so it's a good idea to read their Privacy Policies as well. We've listed their cookies below and given you links to their policies.

When you accept cookies from us, any of the following cookies may be used. If you do not accept cookies using our opt-out option - which pops up on our webpages until you answer it - only those cookies which affect the site's basic functions will be used.

Party

First-Party cookies are placed on your computer as a direct result of what you're doing on our website, such as browsing information or using maps.

Third-Party cookies are placed by other websites when you click on a link to visit them or watch an embedded video.

Cookie

Name

Purpose

Type & Party

Google Analytics

_utma _utmb _utmz

These cookies collect information about how many visitors use our site. We use the information to help us improve the site by identifying the most visited pages and making them more user friendly.

Persistent

First

Google Analytics

__utmc

These cookies collect information about how many visitors use our site. We use the information to help us improve the site by identifying the most visited pages and making them more user friendly.

Session

First

Google Maps

MPRF

NID PREF SNID

We use Google maps to give location and directions to council buildings and services. Google maps use cookies as unique identifiers given to each computer to allow traffic analysis to Google Maps.

Persistent

First

Teignbridge.gov.uk

ASP.NET_ SessionId

Our online services use cookies. These are necessary for the application to work as they hold information when the user moves between pages and remembers tasks so you do not have to keep re-entering information.

Session

First

Twitter

_twitter_sess

When we provide links to third party services you find useful, they may place a cookie on your device to make their service easier to use. See their policy on use - http://twitter.com/privacy  

Session

Third

Twitter

guest_id k

These cookies are created by Twitter, they let the website know if you've logged in to your Twitter account. In this case they are present because the 'Tweet' button is being used on the website. See - http://twitter.com/privacy  

Persistent

Third

YouTube

VISITOR_INFO1 _LI

VE

If you choose to play a YouTube video which is embedded on a page within www.teignbridge.gov.uk, a cookie will be set by YouTube. Teignbridge uses the privacy enhanced mode, which stops YouTube from setting the cookie unless you choose to play the video clip.

Persistent

Third

When this content has been updated

Last updated 3 September 2019