Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

We will not use cookies to collect information that personally identifies you.

Managing cookies in your web browser

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.

Cookies used by this website

The cookies we use on www.ne-derbyshire.gov.uk are:

Google Analytics

  • Cookie name: _ga, Expires: 2 years (used to distinguish users)
  • Cookie name: _gid, Expires: 24 hours (used to distinguish users)
  • Cookie name: _gat, Expires: 1 minute (used to throttle request rate)
  • Cookie name: _utma, Expires: 2 years (used to record visit time and frequency)
  • Cookie name: _utmb, Expires: 30 minutes (used to identify new visits)
  • Cookie name: _utmc, Expires: When the browser is closed (used to identify new visits)
  • Cookie name: _utmz, Expires: 6 months (used to store traffic source)

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Google Translate

  • Cookie name: googtrans, Expires: When the browser is closed

This cookie is used to record if a user has set a language preference for the website using the Google Translate widget.

Cookie information banner

  • Cookie name: cookie-consent, Expires: 90 days (used to save visibility settings)

This cookie controls the appearance of the cookie information banner. It is set when the user accepts and closes the cookie information banner and expires after a set time.

Web Chat

  • Cookie name: ne-derbyshiregovuk, Expires: When the browser is closed

This cookie is used to communicate and connect with the interactive web chat tool.

Joomla! CMS

  • Cookie name: 8e5e1bcd73fa50ca3bdb4b34e233d6b4, Expires: When the browser is closed

This cookie is set by the Content Management System (Joomla! CMS) that our website uses to organise content. It maintains a link with your browser and ensures that the correct information is being sent to you.