Your right to privacy is very important to us and we recognise that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act in a responsible manner.
We believe this information should only be used to help us provide you with better service. That's why we have put a policy in place to protect your personal information.
We will not provide any of your personal information obtained via the web to other companies or individuals unless required to by law.
Whenever you provide sensitive information (for example, a credit card number to make a payment), we will ensure all reasonable steps to protect it, such as encrypting your card number. We will also take security measures to protect your personal information in storage. Credit card numbers are used only for payment processing and are not retained for marketing purposes.
Our websites may provide links to third party sites. Since we do not control those websites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies of these third party sites.
Information collected by Caerphilly County Borough Council will be stored and processed in databases owned solely by Caerphilly County Borough Council.
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
Below is an explaination of the Cookies used on this site and why :-
|Cookie ||Name ||Purpose |
|Caerphilly CBC Site Acceptance ||cookieSelected ||Used to record if a User has accepted Cookies from the Caerphilly CBC Website. Records preferred Language and Font-size and the need to include Google Analytics and SOCITM Take-up Service functionality |
|Google Analytics ||_utma |
|Used to collect information about how visitors use the Website. The information is used to help us improve the Website. The Cookies collect information such as number of visitors to the site and what pages were visited. The information is collected in an anonymous form. |
|SOCITM Takeup Service ||Socitm_include_me |
|Used to determine whether the user has previously participated or rejected to take part in the feedback survey. It prevents the same users from being asked to take part again during the current survey year |
|InfoBaseCaerffili – Provides a wide range of statistics and indicators for different areas in Caerphilly ||ASP.NET_Sessionid ||This is issued by ASP.NET and holds your session ID. It is deleted when you close your browser. |
| ||iasUiSkin ||Remembers which “look and feel” you have applied to the InfoBaseCaerffili site (if there is more than one available) |
| ||iasPreferredItemCount ||Remembers how many items you like to see in a list by default |
| ||iasfontSize ||Remembers any choices you have made to increase/decrease the default font size using the buttons in the top right |
| ||iasLocale ||Remembers the choice you made about which locale/language to view the site in (if more than one available) |
| ||ias<ThemeTreeID>_Expanded ||Remembers the choices you made about which themes were expanded in a tree (on a tree by tree basis – different cookies for different trees) |
| ||IASASPXAUTH ||The built-in forms authentication cookie for ASP.NET. Used when you log in. |
|Consultation DB ||ASP.NET_Sessionid ||This is issued by ASP.NET and holds your session ID. It is deleted when you close your browser. |
|Caerphilly Asks, Caerphilly Listens ||ASPSESSIONIDSQRDRBQS ||This is issued by ASP and holds your session ID. It is deleted when you close your browser. |
|PublicAccess – Provides functionality relating to Planning ||ASP.NET_Sessionid ||This is issued by ASP.NET and holds your session ID. It is deleted when you close your browser. |
|Library Catalogue ||CSPSESSIONID-SP-80 ||This is issued by the VUBIS Library Catalogue system and holds your session ID. It is deleted when you close your browser. |
| ||VS ||Remembers Log in if you answer yes to the presented option - Do you wish to save these data as a cookie, in order to log on automatically when starting Vubis from this PC? |
|RightNow – Provides FAQ functionality ||rnw_enduser_login ||This cookie is temporary and exists for the duration that you are logged into RightNow FAQs |
YouTube - Our site contains embedded videos from our official YouTube Channel using YouTube's privacy enhanced mode. YouTube will only set a Cookie on your computer once you choose to play the video clip. Click here for an overview of enabling privacy-enhanced mode for embedded videos
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
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 http://www.allaboutcookies.org
Caerphilly County Borough Council may revise these Terms at any time by updating this web page. You are advised to visit this page from time to time to review the latest Terms because they are binding on you. Certain provisions of these Terms may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages on the Caerphilly County Borough Council website.