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Mansfield District Council

01623 463463

01623 463900

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Our cookie statement

Like most websites, we use cookies to collect anonymous statistics about how people use the site and to help us keep it relevant for the user. Cookies remember bits of information from your visit to the site.

A cookie is a simple text file that's stored on your computer or mobile device by a website's server.

How we use cookies to collect statistics

To improve our service we collect anonymous web statistics using Google Analytics.

Its stores several cookies on users' computers or mobiles devices to tell us how many people have visited each web page, how they got there, and where they navigated to from there. The data collected is completely anonymous and does not store any personal details.

Changing your cookie settings

You can change your computer settings at any time to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies. How you do this depends on your web browser.

Our site cookies

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Google Translate

Google Translate cookies

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Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc.

Google Analytics uses cookies to help analyse how the website is used. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for us and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.

Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

Name Typical Content Expires Purpose
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_utmb randomly generated numbers 30 minutes Used to check approximately how long you stay on a site: when a visit starts, and approximately ends
_utmc randomly generated numbers when you close your browser Same as _utmb
_utmv randomly generated numbers 2 years Used for user-custom variables in Analytics
_utmz randomly generated number and information on how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search) 6 months Stores where a visitor came from (search engine, search keyword, link)


Parts of this website use Twitter feeds, a micro-blogging platform by Twitter, Inc.

Twitter widgets may add third-party cookies - those not set directly by our site - to help analyis usage and remember your session if you are also logged in to the Twitter service. To that end, Twitter widgets may set all of the cookies that Google Analytics set (above) and also:

Name Typical Content Expires Purpose
_twitter_sess randomly generated numbers when you close your browser Remember your logged in Twitter session

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