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Cookies used on our website

This website uses cookies to personalise content and to analyse our traffic.

Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user's experience more efficient.

The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.

This site uses different types of cookies.

Your consent applies to the following domains:

www.wiltshire.gov.uk

Cookie settings

The Wiltshire Council website uses 3 types of cookie.

Strictly necessary cookies

These essential cookies do things like remember your progress through a form (for example a licence application).

They always need to be on.

Cookies that remember your settings

These cookies do things like remember your preferences and the choices you make, to personalise your experience of using the site.

Cookies that measure website use

We use Google Analytics to measure how you use the website so we can improve it based on user needs. We do not allow Google to use or share the data about how you use this site.

Google Analytics sets cookies that store anonymised information about:

  • how you got to the site
  • the pages you visit on www.wiltshire.gov.uk and other digital services, and how long you spend on each page
  • what you click on while you're visiting the site

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

Stricly necessary (3)

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
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Google Analytics (3)

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
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How do I change my cookie settings?

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To opt out of being tracked by  Google Analytics across all websites.

We are planning to enhance our cookie tool to allow users to more easily change their cookie settings after their initial choice.