Find out more cookies and how you can control them below.

What are 'cookies'?

'Cookies' are small text files that are stored by the browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Safari) on your computer or mobile phone. They allow websites to store such things as user preferences. For example, you may not have to enter a user name, address etc. on subsequent visits made from the same computer.

How does Three Rivers District Council use cookies?

Whenever a person visits or we collect basic information about their behaviour on our site.  This includes things like what pages have been visited and how they found our website.  The information we gather for these purposes does not identify anyone and we make no attempt to find out who has been to our site.

Three Rivers District Council uses this information to gain a better understanding of our website and their needs of users so we can improve their online experience.

Three Rivers District Council uses the following cookies:

Cookies set by Third Party sites?

When using our website you may be presented with cookies from third party sites such as MailChimp, Twitter, Facebook or YouTube.  Three Rivers District Council does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

How do I turn cookies off?

Three Rivers 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 Three Rivers District Council websites, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings.

These settings can be found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the 'Help' option in your browser for more details.

Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Chrome
Cookie settings in Safari

Alternatively, you may wish to visit which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers.

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 Three Rivers District Council websites.