Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer when you visit a website.
What are cookies?
We use a number of different cookies on our site.
The following table describes the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for. Currently we operate an 'implied consent' policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete cookies after having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser's anonymous usage setting (called "Incognito" in Chrome, "InPrivate" for Internet Explorer, "Private Browsing" in Firefox and Safari etc.)
You can find out more about how to manage cookies.
Cookies used on uttlesford.gov.uk
This is a list of the main cookies set by the the council website, and what each is used for:
We use session cookies (clientvars) to remember your log-in for you. These we deem strictly necessary to the working of the website. If these are disabled then various functionality on the site will be broken.
More information on session cookies and what they are used for can be found at: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/session-cookies-used-for.html
This cookie can be found on pages that display a poll that you may wish to vote on. For each poll voted on there will be a cookie whose name is "PollTimeout-<pollid>" where pollid is the poll just voted. If you do not want this cookie to be placed you should not vote on a poll. If you do the cookie will expire after one day.
We use this to understand how the site is being used in order to improve the user experience. User data is all anonymous.
More information on how to reject or delete this cookie can be found at: http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html