Cookies Notice


This Cookies Notice provides information about the use of Cookies used by Elmbridge Borough Council.

When you visit this site, we ask for your consent to use Cookies, by requesting that you click OK. However, it is important to note, that if you choose to disable Cookies by not clicking ‘OK’ then some parts of our website may not work.

To find out more about how we use Cookies and what benefits they bring please take a few moments to read this notice. Some of the functions that cookies perform can also be achieved using similar technologies. This Cookies Notice refers to ‘cookies’ throughout, however it covers these alternate mechanisms.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device (e.g. your Computer, iPad, Laptop) by accessing the internet, whenever you visit a website. These Cookies are not intrusive but allow the website to recognise your device making it easier to use and improving the level of service that you receive.

At Elmbridge Borough Council we use cookies for a variety of reasons:

  • Enabling the service to recognise your device;

  • Measuring how you use the website to ensure that it meets your needs;

  • Allowing you to navigate between pages efficiently;

  • Tailor the content improving your service and providing you with a personalised journey;

  • Carry out other essential security checks.

Additionally, we use videos from You Tube and feeds from other third-party websites such as Facebook and Twitter, these websites place cookies on your device when watching or viewing their pages.

Please note - When we include links to other websites, they will have their own privacy and cookie policies that will govern the use of any information you submit. We recommend you read their policies as Elmbridge Borough Council is not responsible or liable for their privacy practices.

This Cookies Notice only covers the website.

If you want to learn more about cookies, we suggest you refer to other websites for example:

Further guidance on the use of personal information can be found at the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).



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