Bedford Borough's Early Help Guide puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.
Cookies are used to:
- measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
Bedford Borough's Early Help Guide cookies aren’t used to identify you personally.
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How cookies are used on Bedford Borough's Early Help Guide
Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)
We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use Bedford Borough's Early Help Guide. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.
Google Analytics stores information about:
- the pages you visit on Bedford Borough's Early Help Guide - how long you spend on each of Bedford Borough's Early Help Guide pages
- how you got to the site
- what you click on while you’re visiting the site
We don’t collect or store your personal information (eg your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.
We store the numeric id's of the records you add to your shortlist in a cookie. Your shortlist information is stored by your browser (in a cookie) for one year from the date of your last visit to the site. You can clear the shortlist, and therefore the information in the cookie, at anytime by going to the shortlist and selecting 'Clear this shortlist' link from the Shortlist actions menu.