Our cookies policy

Cookies are files which are sent to your computer or other access device from a web site which can be accessed at a later time by the same web site. Cookies do not contain any personal information about you and cannot be used to identify an individual user.

We use cookies to provide us with anonymous information on how people use our website and to help us to know what they find interesting and useful on our website.

Most web browsers accept cookies by default. However, if you are uncomfortable with cookies, you may be able to set your web browser to refuse all cookies or to let you know when a cookie is sent to your computer – you can then choose whether to accept the cookie, or not.

Please note that by refusing our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to use certain areas or features of our site.

How to control and delete cookies

This site will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by this site, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of any of Cardiff Councils websites.

 

Cookies set by Third Party sites

To support our websites, we sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube and Flickr. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Flickr, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. This site does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

Please note: If you choose not to disable cookies you are agreeing to us using them on our website.

Google Analytics

This site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of the website and compile reports for us.

Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

How to reject or delete this cookie

Facebook Pixel

This website uses the Facebook Pixel to track visit to this website from adverts on Social media.

About the Pixel cookie
Information Required Description
Provide the cookie type, for example Google analytics cookie Facebook Pixel (also known as the Facebook Retargeting Pixel).
What is the cookie name, for example -ga _fbp
What is the purpose of the cookie? Targeting/Advertising
What is the duration and expiry of the cookie? Persistent Cookie
What data does the cookie hold or process? (Include any link the cookie may have to other information held about users such as usernames) The code identifies anonymous visitors on the site and matches the data with the data available on each user on Facebook. Facebook reveals no personal information about the individuals that they collect through the pixel.

View the Facebook data policy.

You can adjust how ads are targeted to you based on my activity on or off of Facebook using the Facebook settings.

Is the cookie strictly necessary (essential) or non-essential? Non-essential
Is the cookie first party or third-party? If third-party please also provide the name of the third-party provider. Third-Party Cookie provided by Facebook
Is the cookie a session (expires at the end of the browser session) or persistent (stored on a user’s device between sessions) cookie? Persistent Cookie

Twitter Pixel

This website uses the twitter Pixel to track visit to this website from adverts on Social media.

About the Pixel cookie
Information Required Description
Provide the cookie type, for example Google analytics cookie Twitter Conversion Tracker
What is the cookie name, for example -ga uwt.js
What is the purpose of the cookie? This Cookie is placed by Twitter. It enables advertisers to learn how users have interacted with advertising served to them on Twitter. It also enables advertisers to identify users who has used their mobile device to view advertising on Twitter and later visited our web site on a desktop computer. It targets Promoted Tweets and Promoted Accounts to users who have already shown interest in our brand by visiting our website.
What is the duration and expiry of the cookie? Persistent Cookie – 2 years
What data does the cookie hold or process? (Include any link the cookie may have to other information held about users such as usernames) Audience data to enable customisation and remarketing.
View full information including opt-out details.
Is the cookie strictly necessary (essential) or non-essential? Non-essential
Is the cookie first party or third-party? If third-party please also provide the name of the third-party provider. Third-Party Cookie provided by twitter
Is the cookie a session (expires at the end of the browser session) or persistent (stored on a user’s device between sessions) cookie? Persistent Cookie – 2 years