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Cookie Policy


Maldon District Council puts small files (known as 'cookies') on your computer.

These cookies are used across our website.

We only set cookies when JavaScript is running in your browser and you've accepted them. If you choose not to run JavaScript, the information on this page will not apply to you.

Find out how to manage cookies from the Information Commissioners Office.

Essential cookies we use

We use an essential cookie to remember when you accept or reject cookies on our website.

Name Purpose Expires
cookie_consent Saves your cookie consent settings 1 year
TestCookie To check whether you have cookies enabled At end of browsing session
PHPSESSID To allow you to log in to the website At end of browsing session

Analytics cookies (optional)

We use Google Analytics software to understand how people use the Maldon District Council website. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.

We do not collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit
  • how long you spend on each page
  • what you click on while you visit the site
  • the device and browser you use

Analytics cookies we use

Name Purpose Expires
_ga Helps us count how many people visit the Maldon District Council website by telling us if you've visited before 2 years
_ga_7MLKJHH41F Helps identify our unique analytics account. 2 years