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In this section you will find information on what cookies may be set when you visit the Blaby District Council website and if necessary how to reject or delete those cookies.

Stored Information

When you visit our website to view pages, download documents, etc. we automatically store the following information on a cookie:

  • The domain name (if available) and IP address from which you accessed our site
  • The date and time you visited
  • The pages you viewed
  • The type of browser and operating system you used

This information enables us to analyse usage of our site and help us to improve the website services we offer. This monitor does not include personally identifiable information. This is not unique as the majority of web site servers on the Internet will store this information every time you visit their site.

How to control and delete cookies

Blaby District Council 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 our website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit 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 the BDC website.

List of the main BDC cookies

This is a list of the main cookies set by the BDC website, and what each is used for:

Cookie and Name Purpose

Google Analytics

_utma (Expires: 2 Years)

_utmb (Expires: 30 Mins)

_utmc (Expires: Browser Close)

_utmz (Expires: 6 Months)

These cookies are used to collate data on the statistics such as website visits, where the visitors entered the site and the pages they visited



This cookie is used for us to collate data on statistics such as website visits, where the visitors entered the site and the pages they visited



We use a scripting language called JSP to develop this website. For this to work a JSESSIONID cookie is needed. Without this cookie the website would not function correctly



This function enables user feedback to be submitted via smiley faces on each web page



The News and Events landing page contains a live Twitter feed displaying up-to-date news direct from Blaby District Council. Twitter deploys this cookie and is used to identify you to them



As visitors browse and interact with the Blaby District Council web site, activity such as completing a form is recorded on the web server and this token allows us to refer to the user session data on the server between pages

My Blaby


When you enter your post code into the My Blaby section of the website, this cookie remembers your address so when revisiting My Blaby during an existing session you can navigate quickly without the need to re-enter your information

Cookie Consent


(Expires: 12 Months)

When you acknowledge the use of cookies on this website using the banner button at the top of the webpage, this cookie remembers your decision and prevents the same message reappearing

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Blaby District Council
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LE19 2EP

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Last updated: 15 November 2017

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