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Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user's device. Find more information about cookies.
The cookies we use on staff.derbyshire.gov.uk are:
These cookies are essential. These cookies are set by our web server infrastructure to ensure your web requests are consistently processed by the same server for the duration of your sessions.
This cookie is essential. The main technology running the website sets a session marker to identify you while you are browsing our site. No personal information is stored. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.
These session cookies are set by our Content Management System to handle the authentication to the secure area on our website.
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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. It also allows us to track if people have completed a conversion on site, allowing us to improve our marketing.
Further information: Google Analytics - privacy overview.
You can choose to opt out of Google Analytics on all websites by using the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.
Cookie information banner
These cookies are used to control the appearance of the cookies information banner.
They are set on arrival to the site by default. It expires after a set time and is not set again unless a user changes their cookie settings.
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Emergency alert banner
These cookies are used to control the emergency alert banner on our website. They are used to detect if the banner has been closed.
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Cookies set by third parties
We sometimes embed video, images or other content from websites such as Vimeo, YouTube, Flickr, Facebook, LinkedIn 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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(c) A user can access a mechanism for exercising such choice through the Digital Advertising Alliance's consumer choice tooland Your online choices website.
Facebook also provide certain features and tools such as pixels, SDKs and APIs, which are known as Facebook tools. We may use these Facebook tools, such as pixels to optimise our communication and improve targeted communications through Facebook, Instagram and the Facebook Audience Network.
Google AdWords remarketing cookies allow us to target our advertising across Google search and other websites to people that have previously visited this website.
Google also uses various conversion cookies to help advertisers determine how many times people who click on their ads end up purchasing their products. These cookies allow Google and the advertiser to tell that you clicked the ad and later visited the advertiser site.
Conversion cookies are not used by Google for interest based ad targeting and persist for a limited time only. These cookies are generally set in the googleadservices.com domain, but may also be set in the google.com/ads domain. Conversion cookie data may also be used in combination with your Google account to link conversion events across different devices you use. Only anonymous conversion cookie data is shared with advertisers. For information on opting out, visit the Network Advertising Initiative.
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You can find out more about the cookies we use for our websites on the Derbyshire County Council website.