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How we use cookies

We want to make online services easy, useful and reliable. To do this our website uses a common technology to place small text files on your computer. These files are known as cookies.

The cookies used on our website do not contain any personal information and cannot be used to identify you personally. 

Our website uses Google Analytics to gather information on how our visitors engage with www.melton.gov.uk – for example, which pages are most popular, the times of day most people visited the site, what keywords are most popular in searches.

This information helps us to develop our website to improve our users’ experience. Google Analytics uses cookies to provide this information. The data is collected anonymously, reporting website trends without identifying individual visitors or collecting any personal data.

By continuing to browse our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies as explained on this page.

How to control and delete cookies

You can find out more information on Google Analytics’ use of cookies on their website.  You can stop Google Analytics from placing cookies on your devices by using the Google Analytics Opt-Out add on. 

You can manage cookies yourself: The Help menu on the menu bar of most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when a new cookie is received and how to disable cookies altogether. You can learn more about cookies through the About Cookies website.

What cookies do we use

The table below shows all of the cookies that are set by this website and the third-party services we use.

Type of Cookie - Temporary (session) cookies are deleted when you leave our website. Persistent cookies remain on your device after you leave our site, for a specified period of time.

Cookie Supplier Purpose Expiry Type
 JSESSIONID

Capita

BEC's 

allows the user to use the Pay It Online service when the user closes the browser Temporary
 ASP.NET_SessionId Northgate enables the online transactions provided by SelfServe when the user closes the browser Temporary
 ASP.NET_SessionId IDOX allows the user to use the Planning Online service when the user closes the browser Temporary
 ASP.NET_SessionId GovMetric enables rating s to be submitted via smiley faces on each web page when the user closes the browser Temporary
 AWSELB GovMetric enables rating s to be submitted via smiley faces on each web page when the user closes the browser Temporary

 IPE108660

iPerceptions user survey invitation - prevents the user from being re-invited for a term of 90 days 90 days after the user is initially invited to participate in the online survey Persistent

_utma

Google Analytics identifies unique visitors 2 years into the future Persistent

_utmb

Google Analytics establishes a  visitor session – records the time a user enters the site 30 minutes from being set /  updated Persistent

_utmc

Google Analytics establishes a visitor session – records the time a user leaves the site when the user closes the browser Temporary

_utmz

Google Analytics tracks traffic sources and navigation (e.g. search engine result or direct link) 6 months into the future Persistent
         
         
Last updated 25 August 2021
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