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Cookies policy

About cookies

Cookies are small files which are stored on a user's computer. They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to a particular client and website, and can be accessed either by the web server or the client computer. This allows the server to deliver a page tailored to a particular user, or the page itself can contain some script which is aware of the data in the cookie and so is able to carry information from one visit to the website (or related site) to the next.

Cookies on our website

Chesterfield Borough Council uses the following cookies on this website for the following purposes:

  • Sidebar Preferences (Persistant) – stores the user's preferences for showing or hiding the Latest News, A-Z of Services, Contact Us and Social Media boxes
  • Google Analytics (Session)

Refusing cookies

In Internet Explorer, you can refuse cookies by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy", and choosing to "Block all cookies".

In Firefox, you can refuse cookies by clicking the Firefox menu, "Tools", "Options", "Privacy" and select "Firefox will: Never remember history".

In Chrome, you can refuse cookies by clicking the Spanner icon, "Settings", "Show Advanced Settings", "Content Settings" and select "Block sites from setting any data".


Last updated on 19 November 2016