Cookies are small anonymous text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. The Council is committed to only using cookies that are either essential (ie they are required to make something work) or that help us to make your experience of using the web site better.
The following cookies are used on this website:
We use Google Analytics to collect information about how you use this site. We do this to make sure it’s meeting your needs and to understand how we can make the website work better.
Google Analytics stores information about what pages on this site you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on while you are here.
|Records a users visits to our website, used to determine return visits and unique users.
|Records when a users enters our website.
|At end of session.
|Records when a users exits our website.
|Records where a user to our website was referred from, their location, which search engine they used, which search terms they used, what links they clicked on when visiting out website.
Hotjar sets cookies to help us track behaviour across pages and to control visitor polls. The cookies carry no personally identifiable information. We do not collect or store any other personal information (eg your name or address) so this data cannot be used to identify who you are.
|This cookie is set once a visitor interacts with a Survey invitation modal pop-up. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not reappear if it has already been shown.
|This cookie is set once a visitor completes a Poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same Poll does not reappear if it has already been filled in.
|This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimized when the visitor navigates through our site.
|This cookie is set once a visitor submits their information in the Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the same form does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.
|This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimized when the visitor navigates through our site.
|This cookie is set once a visitor completes a survey. It is used to only load the survey content if the visitor hasn't completed the survey yet.
|This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate Heatmaps, Funnels, Recordings, etc.
|This cookie is set when a visitor minimizes or completes Incoming Feedback. This is done so that the Incoming Feedback will load as minimized immediately if they navigate to another page where it is set to show.
|This cookie is set as a session ID
|This cookie is set to remember the last map layer viewed by the user
|This cookie is set to remember the lst map area viewed by a user
|This cookie is set to remember the last parameters used to display map data
|This cookie contains the version number of the Aston software being used.
|This cookie is set to store the address information of the user to allow the user to reuse an address for locating services.
|This cookie is set to store user location information.
|This temporary cookie is essential for secure use of the democracy web pages. It enables you to securely log on, subscribe to notification emails, and to submit information to the council. This cookie is not used for any purpose other than securing your logon session.
|End of Session
|Session Cookie, essential and allows you to log on to the jobs website so that you can manage your account and apply for jobs online.
|End of Session
|End of Session
Cookies set by third party websites.
We sometimes embed video, images or other content from websites such as Vimeo, YouTube, Flickr and Twitter. We may also allow you to share links to content on our site with other websites by the use of 'Share' buttons.
As we have no control over the cookies set by these websites, please look at the relevant third party websites for more information.
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