Cookies used on our website

Cookies on guildford.gov.uk

We limit cookies as much as possible however we do use them when we feel it will lead to improved user experience. The tables below show what cookies we use and where.

These are the cookies that are used on the main website www.guildford.gov.uk.

Cookie nameWhat the cookie doesHow long it lastsType
.AspNet.ApplicationCookieRandom string identifying browsing session to serverUntil user exits browserSession
guildfordacceptedcookieThis records that the user has accepted the cookies policy that is displayed at the start of a new session.Until user exits browserSession

 

Cookies used on specific subpages

My Guildford

These are the cookies that are used on the My Guildford pages of the website.

Cookie nameWhat the cookie doesHow long it lastsType
ASP.NET_SessionIdRandom string identifying browsing session to server.Until user exits browserSession
AstunVersion number of Astun iShare web application.After 30 daysPersistent
astun:baseMapIdentifier for most recently selected base map in My Maps.After one monthPersistent
astun:currentLocationMost recently set address and its coordinates.After 30 daysPersistent
astun:mapSourceIdentifier for map overlay configuration in My Maps.After one monthPersistent
astun:mapViewLocation and extents of the most recent view of the map in My Maps.After one monthPersistent
astun:panelsAccordionStatus Number identifying last opened panel in My Nearest.After 30 daysPersistent
astun:panelsCollapseStatusIDs of collapsed panels in My Maps.After 30 daysPersistent
astun:previousLocationAddress and its coordinates of last location in My Maps.After one monthPersistent
astun:vLyrs_ish_[profile_identifier]Layers turned on in My Maps for a given profile (e.g. ORGANISATION_mapsource).After one monthPersistent
atMyCouncilIdentifier of most recent tab visited by user and changes to visibility of panels in My House and My Nearest.After one monthPersistent
atLocationMost recently set address and its coordinates.After 30 daysPersistent
astun:layerPanelOpenGroupsLayer group expanded in panel in My Maps.After one monthPersistent

Missed bin collection

These are cookies that are used on the "Report a missed bin collection" pages of the website.

Cookie nameWhat the cookie doesHow long it lastsType
UserLocationStores address and uprn selected by the user.Until user exits browserSession

Mayor's distress fund

These are cookies that are used on the Mayor's distress fund pages of the website.

Cookie nameWhat the cookie doesHow long it lastsType
_RequestVerificationToken_[token]Verification token to make sure user requested page before attempting login.Until user exits browserSession

Planning consultation webpages 

These are the cookies that are used on the planning consultation pages.

You can also visit the planning consultation cookies pages directly to find out about the cookies used.

Cookie nameWhat the cookie doesHow long it lastsType
JSESSIONIDThis cookie contains a session key that allows the application to give you an individual user session and remember who you are (if you have logged in) and where you are in any workflow (eg. answering a multi-page questionnaire).Until user exits browserSession
ECONSLOGONIf you have logged in with a username and password, this cookie only stores a unique token that our application uses to identify who you are. It does not store any information that anyone else could use to identify you. This cookie can persist even after the browser has been closed if you tick the 'keep me logged in' checkbox when you log in, allowing you use the application without having to log in again.Until browser close, or logout, or if asked to 'remember me' then +14 daysSession  or Persistent
ECONSUSERPREFSThis cookie remembers any viewing preferences (eg. how many rows to show on a table etc) so you don't have to set them each time you view information in the application.After 1 monthPersistent

 

Cookies used for transparency purposes

ModernGov

These are the cookies that are used on our council minutes, meetings, agendas etc. pages.

Cookie nameWhat the cookie doesHow long it lastsType
ASP.NET_SessionIdRandom string identifying browsing session to server.Until user exits browserSession

Webcasting

Please visit the Public-i webcasting cookie pages directly to find out more about the cookies used.

Cookies used for analysis and improvement

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use www.guildford.gov.uk, we don't allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

You can opt out of Google Analytics using the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

These are the cookies that Google Analytics uses.

Cookie nameWhat the cookie doesHow long it lastsType
_gaThis helps us count how many people visit guildford.gov.uk by tracking if you've visited before.2 yearsPersistent
_gidThis helps us count how many people visit guildford.gov.uk by tracking if you've visited before.24 hoursPersistent

Siteimprove

We use Siteimprove to learn more about how people use the website.

These are the cookies that Siteimprove uses.

Cookie nameWhat the cookie doesHow long it lastsType
siteimprovesesThis cookie is used purely to track the sequence of pages a visitor looks at during a visit to the site. This information can be used to create user journeys and enable visitors to find relevant information for quickly.Until user exits browserSession
nmstat

This cookie is used to help visitors' use of the website. It is used to collect statistics about site usage, such as when the visitor last visited the site. This information is then used to improve the user experience on the website. This Siteimprove Analytics cookie contains a randomly generated ID used to recognize the browser when a visitor reads a page. The cookie contains no personal information and is used only for web analytics.

Expires after 1000 daysPersistent