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Cookies

Cookies are small text files stored on your computer. We use them on this site to allow us to measure visitor numbers, and to enhance functionality. Our cookies do not contain any personal information about you. You can choose to refuse cookies but we encourage you to accept them on our website as this helps to improve your customer experience.

Types of Cookies used on our site:

Type of Cookies

DescriptionFurther Information

Persistent Cookies:                              

These remember your preferences from visit to visit and remain on your hard drive until you erase them or they expire. How long a cookie remains on your browser depends on how long the visited website has programmed the cookie to last.

                                                            
 Change Text Size

When you change the text size on the Mid Devon site by using the controls in the top right-hand corner, next time you visit the site it will remember the settings.

 
High Contrast Mode

When you change the contrast mode on the Mid Devon site by using the controls in the top right-hand corner, next time you visit the site it will remember the settings.

 

Google Translate Widget

PREF - stores preferences for the Google Translate widget

NID - stores preferences for the Google Translate widget

googtrans - store language preference for the Google Translate widget

 
 

Session Cookies:

These cookies are deleted when you leave our site. They allow us to maintain your session and see how many people are visiting our site or a particular part of the site at any one time.

 
Google AnalyticsWe collect web statistics automatically about your visit to our site. This information is used to help us follow browsing preferences on our site so that we can regularly improve our web site. These statistics do not contain personal data and cannot be traced back to an individual.

If you wish to stop Google Analytics from collecting this data on websites
you can add their Google Analytics opt
out browser tool.
http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Public Access

When you visit our Public Access pages to view planning information the following cookies are generated.

_utma this cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.

_utmb takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters a site, while

_utmc takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves a site.

 

ASP.NET_SessionId JSESSIONID
PHPSESSID
clientvars

These cookies are used to identify the users session. Without it the system would not know which running session is the current user. 

To delete cookies or reject cookies

Select cookie settings under the privacy settings in your browser options, then add our domain (middevon.gov.uk) to the list of websites you do not want to accept cookies from.

More comprehensive instructions can be found below relevant to the browser you are using.

Internet Explorer - How to manage cookies with Internet Explorer

Google Chrome - How to mange cookies with Google Chrome

Safari -  How to manage cookies with Safari

Firefox - How to manage cookies with Firefox

What do we use personal information for?

Data submitted through online forms on the Mid Devon site will not be used for any other purpose than it was intended for; it will be used solely to deal with your request.

We will not pass your details to anyone else or use them for marketing purposes unless you have already agreed.

This privacy policy only covers the Council's web site at http://www.middevon.gov.uk Links from this site to other web sites are not

covered by this policy.