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Cookie Policy
We use cookies to make our website easier for you to use


A cookie is a collection of information that some websites leave on your computer to identify you if you use or return to the site. You can remove any cookies already stored on your computer but doing so may prevent you from using parts of our website for example our area based service information or contact pages.

We currently use cookies in the following areas of the site;

Cookie NameTypeUsage
yourAuthCookie Session Track a users logged session.

Google Analytics cookies

We use Google Analytics to collect statistical data about our visitors and how they use our site so that we can improve our website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

We collect this information in a way that does not identify you and the data is not shared with anybody else.

Cookie nameTypeUsage
_utma Permanent Cookie (Two Years) Keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining to the cookie, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.
_utmb Permanent Cookie (Two Years) Records moment in time when a visitor enters a site and expires at the end of the session.
_utmc Session Cookie  Records moment in time when a visitor leaves a site and expires after 30 minutes.
_utmv Permanent Cookie (one second)  
_utmz Permanent Cookie (six months) Keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked on and what keyword was used.

Third party cookies

Our site has a number of pages with embedded videos or other content from a third party. Cookies placed on your computer or mobile device from a third party are not related to Wiltshire Council.

Wiltshire Council does not control how a third party uses their cookies. Please check third party websites' privacy policies:

It is only when you complete a form that requests personal information or email Wiltshire Council that you can be identified. When completing forms you may be asked for a variety of personal information such as name, address, post code etc.

The council also automatically receives and records information on server logs from your browser including your IP address and the page you requested.