Cookies are small anonymous text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit.
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences and generally improving your user experience.
Cookies can be categorised according to the purpose they serve. Some cookies are strictly necessary other are used to provide personalised functionality or to monitor the performance of the website.
We’ve provided links to useful websites that can explain cookies in more detail.
To find out how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org/how-to-delete-cookies/
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
How to manage your cookies – GOV.UK – https://www.gov.uk/help/cookies
Bradford Council is committed to only using cookies that are either essential (they are required to make something work) or that help us to make your experience of using the website better.
Some of our pages use content from other websites, such as Google Maps. Bradford Council does not have any control over these cookies. You should check the websites of these “third parties” to find out how your information is used.
All of the data collected is anonymous and cannot identify an individual and no personal details are stored. We have given examples of how this data has helped us make improvements to our website.
Data collected on search terms
We review the search words and terms that uses put users put into our search engine and test these against the content on our website to ensure that the correct page content is being returned to the user.
Data collected on page views
We have used the data obtained on page views to analyse what task a user comes to the website to perform.
We are changing our website in a number of ways in order to promote this content and make it easier for you to find your way around our website.
Other data collected
We can use the data collected about browser version and devices that are being used by citizens to access Bradford Council’s website to inform our web strategy and future development plans.