Cookies are files saved on your phone, tablet or computer when you visit a website.
Measuring website use
We use Google Analytics and Siteimprove to measure how you use the website, so that we can improve it. We do not allow Google or Siteimprove to use or share the data about how you use this site.
Google Analytics sets cookies that store anonymised information about:
- how you got to the site
- the pages you visit on buckinghamshire.gov.uk and how long you spend on each page
- what you click while your visiting the site
|_ga||These help us track how many people visit buckinghamshire.gov.uk by tracking if you've visited before||2 years|
|_gid||These help us track how many people visit buckinghamshire.gov.uk by tracking if you've visited before||24 hours|
|AWSELB||These help to improve how quickly your browser connects with the website||When you close your browser|
|nmstat||These help us track what pages people enter on our website.||999 days|
|siteimproveses||Records information about how you use the website||When you close your browser|
We use Click4Assistance to provide a live chat feature on our website. Through using live chat, Click4Assistance can collect information around your browsing actions and patterns to provide functionality and make improvements.
|_C4ATestS||Records if a browser allows cookies to be stored||Immediately|
We use Pay360 by Capita to manage some of the payments on our website. Through making payments on Pay360, Capita can collection anonymous information on your session.
|JSESSIONID||A platform cookie which is used to maintain your session when using the Pay360 payment system||When you close your browser|
You may see a banner when you visit buckinghamshire.gov.uk inviting you to accept cookies. We'll set cookies so that your computer knows you've seen it and not to show it again.
|client-cookie||Saves your cookie consent settings||1 year|
Strictly necessary cookies
They always need to be on.
|CSRF Token||Protecting form submissions from cross site request forgery||1 year|
|__cfduid||These are used by Cloudflare, to block malicious visitors to our websites and allow trusted visitors.||29 days|
Information on our old websites
Before we became Buckinghamshire Council, the county and district councils in Buckinghamshire each had their own websites. We are still moving information from these old websites. Until this is complete, our new Buckinghamshire Council website will link to information on the old sites. These websites have their own cookie policies.
How to manage cookies
You can stop cookies being downloaded by using the relevant settings on your browser. If you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.
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