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Web Mapping Cookie Policy

Our web mapping system ( uses cookies. By using our web maps and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

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Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.

The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.

There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

You can read more about cookies on the main Torridge District Council Cookie Policy.

Cookies on our web maps

We uses the following cookies on our web mapping system, for the following purposes:

  • Personal Bookmarks created by the user are stored as persistent cookies. This allows the bookmarks to be saved between sessions.
  • The introductory splash screen can be prevented from appearing every time the website is accessed by using a persistent cookie.
  • All map settings are stored using a persistent cookie. This allows the settings to be saved between sessions.
  • A session cookie is used to maintain an session state for the user. This is deleted when the browser is closed.

Controlling cookies in your browser

Information about controlling cookies in various web browsers is available on the main Torridge District Council Cookie Policy.

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