Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are files containing small amounts of text-only information which are downloaded to your device (your computer, tablet or phone, for example) via your web browser when you visit a website.

Cookies perform lots of different tasks, like allowing you to complete online forms and remembering the browsing preferences you set on a website.

Cookies from third party sites

We use Twitter and Facebook for keeping in touch.  This site they may also place cookies on your computer. For more information please see their website’s own privacy policy (Twitter and Facebook).

Google Analytics

We use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

You can opt out of these if you want:

Further information about cookies

For more information visit BBC Webwise or All About Cookies.

You can find out more about how your web browser works by visiting the appropriate link below, or by looking under the ‘help’ menu option in your browser.

Get in touch

If you have any questions about how we use cookies then please contact infoheritage@knowsley.gov.uk.