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North Norfolk District Council put small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.

Cookies are used to:

  • measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
  • remember the notifications you’ve seen so that we don’t show them to you again

North Norfolk District Council cookies aren’t used to identify you personally.

You’ll normally see a message on the site before we store a cookie on your computer.

Find out more about how to manage cookies.

How cookies are used by North Norfolk District Council

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use our website. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit on north-norfolk.gov.uk
  • how long you spend on each north-norfolk.gov.uk page

  • how you got to the site 

  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

We don’t collect or store your personal information (eg your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.

We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

Universal Analytics

Name Purpose Expires
_ga This helps us count how many people visit north-norfolk.gov.uk by tracking if you’ve visited before 2 years
_gat Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made 10 minutes

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies.


Our announcement message

You may see a banner message when you first visit north-norfolk.gov.uk. We’ll store a cookie so that your computer knows you’ve seen it and knows not to show it again.

Name Purpose Expires
announcement Saves a message to let us know that you’ve closed an announcement message so you are not shown it again

12 months

announcementTitle Saves the title of closed an announcement messages so you are not shown the same message again

12 months


YouTube videos

We use YouTube to provide videos on some pages of the site. YouTube sets cookies when you visit one of these pages.

Name Purpose Expires
_use_hitbox This is a randomly generated number that identifies your browser When you close your browser
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Lets Youtube count the views of embedded Youtube videos 9 months

 


 

Our feedback survey

We select some users to take part in a performance survey. If you take part, or dismiss the survey, we’ll save a cookie that lets us know you’ve seen the message so that we don’t show it to you again.

Name Purpose Expires
feedback Saves a message to remember if you’ve commented on a page 12 months

 


Last updated: 21st July 2016