Cookies on oxfordshire.gov.uk

Information about this site and how to change your settings.

What a cookie is

A cookie is a small file that a website saves to your computer, phone or tablet.

  • A cookie will typically contain the name of the website from which the cookie has come, the 'lifetime' of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.
  • We cannot identify you personally by using a cookie. Cookies store no personal data and are not used to gather personal information.

How we use cookies

  • To collect statistics about your use of our website, such as when you last visited the site. This information is used to improve the user experience on our website.
  • To help us embed useful maps and videos from Google Maps, YouTube and Vimeo.
  • In order to deliver the best possible experience, the site needs to know if you have JavaScript enabled. Instead of querying your browser each time a page loads, a cookie is set instead.

Enabling or disabling cookies

  • We recommend that you allow all cookies set by this site as they help us provide you with a better service.
  • If you decide to delete or disable our cookies then you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our website.
  • Information about how to enable or disable cookies is available on the about cookies website.
  • Cookies used by Oxfordshire County Council, do not infringe on your privacy or threaten your computer's security.

Changing cookie settings

We use three types of cookies. You can decide which ones you want us to use.

How to change cookie settings in the browser

Most web browsers allow you to control cookies through your browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set.
Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website. 

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies.