How we use Cookies

What are Cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that resides on your computer. Cookies are used to remember your settings when you revisit a website and to identify how visitors navigate the site.

Cookies provide valuable information to website owners to adapt and make changes to the site in order to improve the user experience.

Please note that settings on this website are set by default to allow all cookies to give you the best experience.

How do government websites use Cookies?

 

What do we use Cookies for?

  • Storing your location to help us point you to the right services in your area
  • They enable us to provide you with map based information
  • We use cookies on City of Lincoln Council online forms and services
  • To gather analytics supporting the improvement of website content and services 
     

Cookies on Lincoln.gov.uk and myinfo.lincoln.gov.uk

Cookie Name Type Purpose Duration
isprimaryDomain Strictly necessary cookie  Remembers your cookie consent options until you either change your cookie settings or delete your browsing history. Theses cookies are only valid during the current browser session and will be deleted when you close your browser.
Cookie_consent_level Strictly necessary cookie  Remembers your cookie consent options until you either change your cookie settings or delete your browsing history. Expires in 62 days.

Legal Monster ApS

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legalmonster-cookie-consent

legalmonster-user

*legalmonster-pages-viewed 

 

Strictly necessary cookies

The cookies from Legal Monster help with ensuring that you are given the option to accept or reject cookies, block non-necessary cookies from working until you give consent and remember your cookie settings and choices. 

Read their Privacy policy: www.legalmonster.com/legal/privacy-policy/ 

Expires after 180 days

* legalmonster-pages-viewed is only valid during the current browser session and will be deleted when you close the browser.

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Strictly necessary cookie Remembers your cookie consent options until you either change your cookie settings or delete your browsing history. This cookie is only valid during the current browser session and will be deleted when you close your browser.
CivicaSession Cookie ID Strictly necessary cookie These cookies allow users to be recognised within a website so any page changes or item or data selection you do is remembered from page to page. This cookie is only valid during the current browser session and will be deleted when you close your browser.
CivicaTownW2Auth Cookie ID Strictly necessary cookie These cookies allow users to be recognised within a website so any page changes or item or data selection you do is remembered from page to page. This cookie is only valid during the current browser session and will be deleted when you close your browser.
ASP.NET_SessionId Cookie ID Strictly necessary cookie These cookies allow users to be recognised within a website so any page changes or item or data selection you do is remembered from page to page. The cookie is only valid during current browser session and it will be deleted when you close browser.

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_gid

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(Analytics)

Performance cookies

These cookies are installed by Google Analytics. These cookies are used to calculate visitor, sessions, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report.

These cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors. 

Read Google's overview of privacy and safeguarding data 

_ga This cookie is set to expire in 730 days

_gid This cookie expires in 1 day

_gat_gtag_UA_ The cookie is only valid during the current browser session and it will be deleted when you close your browser.

Cookies from other organisations

Please note that some cookies are not related to lincoln.gov.uk.

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Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to track our website usage.

You can find a full list of the Cookies and what information they store at developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage#gajs