HR & Employment Services
South West Councils
What are cookies and why do we use them?
To make our domain simpler, we sometimes place small data files on your device (Computer, Tablet, Mobile Phone, Game Console or any other device that has a web browser function.) . These are known as cookies nearly all websites do this too.
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. Some cookies are during advertising, so you are shown adverts that are more personalised to you, based on your previous internet behaviour.
They allow you to better experience our webpage. Some cookies delete themselves after you have finished your session, whilst others will delete themselves over time. Cookies only record information about the website that the cookie is related to, they don't record information on your personal hard drive or network drive and the cookies on our site don't record email usage.
Our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. They’re just here to make the site work better for you. Indeed, you can manage and/or delete these small files as you wish. We may store information about you using cookies (files which are sent by us to your computer or other access device) which we can access when you visit our site in future. We do this to measure how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs.