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Privacy Policy & Use of Cookies

A statement regarding our use of cookies is posted at the bottom of this page.

Information Collected by Bradley Stoke Town Council

Automatic Collection of Anonymous Information

When you browse bradleystoke.gov.uk certain anonymous information about your visit is automatically logged. This may include information about the type of browser you are using, the server name and/or IP address through which you access the internet, the date & time you accessed this website, the pages you accessed, and the internet address of the website (if any) that referred you to bradleystoke.gov.uk. This information is not personally identifiable.

Specific Collection of Personally Identifiable Information

Personally Identifiable Information is information that concerns you individually and would permit someone to contact you. For example: your name, address, telephone number, email address or any other information you submit to bradleystoke.gov.uk that identifies you individually.

This type of information can only be collected if you voluntarily provide it. If you do not wish for us to collect it - please do not submit it. Any information that you do submit to us will be stored securely and will not be offered or sold to third parties.

Personally identifiable information can be submitted in the following areas on bradleystoke.gov.uk:

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used across the Internet in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why:


Cookie Name Purpose More Information
User Session PHPSESSID This cookie is used to identify you as a user between page loads. It is an essential part of our website's content management system. This cookie is destroyed each time you close your browser. In general, unless you are an administrator of this website, you will be assigned an anonymous user session.  
Cookie Usage Notice CookieNotice This cookie is used to record if you have read and accepted the notice regarding the use of cookies on our website. If set, this cookie remains active for 100 days and prevents the notice from being displayed again.  
Google Custom Search Various (3rd party cookies) Our search page uses the Google Custom Search Engine (CSE) tool to ensure that you receive the best possible search experience. Google may set cookies when you use this feature in order to record user preferences. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
Google Maps Various (3rd party cookies) Some pages within our website may contain interactive maps. These maps are produced using the Google Maps tool. Google may set cookies when you use this feature in order to record user preferences. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
AddThis Various (3rd party cookies) Each page within our website contains a number of social sharing icons, located towards the top right corner of each page. These icons are produced using the AddThis content sharing platform. AddThis may set cookies to customise the icons to your usage patterns. Click here for an overview of privacy at AddThis

Most web browsers allow control of cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to manage and delete them, please refer to the following guides which have been provided by AboutCookies.org: