Privacy and cookies

Privacy and cookies

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.

Our website automatically logs the IP addresses of visitors but this does not store or capture any of your personal data. We employ cookie technology to help log visitors to our website. The information collected is used to improve the service provided by the website. No personal information is collected this way.

This website uses the following cookies:

Google Analytics

Collects 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.

Google Analytics Privacy Policy

You can choose to opt out of Google Analytics

Demographics and Interest Reporting

We use Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting to help understand the demographics of people using our website. We use this information to improve the site and make sure we match the information and services available with the needs of the people using it.

These cookies contain no personally identifiable information.

We do not use any information reported by Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting to identify any individual user of our site.

If you don’t want your information collected in this way, you can:

–  use Google’s Ad Settings to opt out of Display Advertising; or

–  use Google’s Browser add-on to opt out of Google Analytics

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

You can read the Somerset Council Privacy Notice here.