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Cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are files saved on your phone, tablet or computer when you visit a website. 

We use cookies to store information about how you use our websites, such as the pages you visit.

Why we use cookies

We use cookies to improve things by:

  • remembering the things you select while on our website, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
  • remembering data you’ve given (for example, your address) so you don’t need to keep entering it
  • measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs

We do not use cookies on this website that collect information about what other websites you visit (often referred to as privacy intrusive cookies).

Our cookies are not used to identify you personally. They’re just here to make the site work better for you. You can manage and delete these files as you wish.

Unless the law allows us to, we do not:

  • share any of the data we collect about you with others
  • use this data to identify individuals

Cookies use by this website

Necessary cookies

Cloudflare

Keeps the user identified properly across Cloudflare instances, speed up page load times and helps improve security of the website.

Cookie name Duration
__cfduid Expires after 180 days
Session cookies (lincolnshire.gov.uk)

These cookies allow users to be recognized within a website so any page changes or item or data selection you do is remembered from page to page.

Cookie name Duration
cookietest Only valid during the current browser session. They will be deleted when you close your browser.
hs_lastaccesstime4771 Only valid during the current browser session. They will be deleted when you close your browser.
sessionid4771 Only valid during the current browser session. They will be deleted when you close your browser.
hs_sessionid4771 Only valid during the current browser session. They will be deleted when you close your browser.
lastaccesstime4771 Only valid during the current browser session. They will be deleted when you close your browser.
Legal Monster

The cookies from Legal Monster help with ensuring that you are given the option to accept or reject cookies, block non-necessary cookies from working until you give consent and remember your cookie settings and choices.

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Cookie name Duration
legalmonster-cookie-consent Expires after 180 days
legalmonster-user Expires after 180 days
isPrimaryDomain Only valid during the current browser session. They will be deleted when you close your browser.
legalmonster-pages-viewed Only valid during the current browser session. They will be deleted when you close your browser.
legalmonster-consent-cache Only valid during the current browser session. They will be deleted when you close your browser.

Analytical cookies

Google Analytics

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 and how long you spend on each page
  • what you click on while visiting the site

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Cookie name Duration
_ga_GNP3KYXLZ4 Expires after 730 days
_ga Expires after 730 days
_gat_UA-107909449-4
_gat_UA-15879764-1
_gat_UA-67789673-1
Only valid during the current browser session. They will be deleted when you close your browser.
_gid Expires in 1 day
__utma Expires after 730 days
__utmb Only valid during the current browser session. They will be deleted when you close your browser.
__utmc Only valid during the current browser session. They will be deleted when you close your browser.
__utmt Only valid during the current browser session. They will be deleted when you close your browser.
__utmz Expires after 183 days

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Marketing cookies

We use videos from YouTube and feeds from other websites such as Facebook and Twitter. These websites place cookies on your device when watching or viewing these pages which can influence adverts when browsing the internet.

Find out more about each of their cookie policies:

How do I manage cookie settings?

You can change your cookie preferences at any time by selecting the ‘shield’ icon. You can then adjust the available sliders to ‘On’ or ‘Off’. You may need to refresh your page for your settings to take effect.

You can stop cookies being downloaded on to your computer or another device by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. If you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

To find out more or control and delete cookies as you wish, visit .

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

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

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