Cookies are files saved on your phone, tablet or computer when you visit a website.

We use cookies to store information about how you use this website, such as the pages you visit.

Cookie settings

We use 4 types of cookie. You can choose which cookies you're happy for us to use.

Cookies that measure website use

We use Google Analytics to measure how you use the website so we can improve it based on user needs. We do not allow Google to use or share the data about how you use this site.

Google Analytics sets cookies that store anonymised information about:

  • How you got to the site
  • The pages you visit on this website, and how long you spend on each page
  • What you click on while you're visiting the site

We also use GovMetric to request feedback on the usefulness of our site content. GovMetric sets some short-lived anonymous cookies to help provide their service.

Cookies that help with our communications and marketing

These cookies may be set by third party websites and do things like measure how you share our pages on social media.

Cookies that remember your settings

These cookies do things like remember your preferences and the choices you make, to personalise your experience of using the site.

In all cases you are given the choice to set the cookie at the point of use - for example if you check the "Remember my location" checkbox on My Charnwood.

Strictly necessary cookies

These essential cookies do things like remember your progress through a form.

They always need to be turned on.

Find out more about the specific cookies we use.