What are cookies?
Cookies are small files containing 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.
All cookies used on www.knowsley.gov.uk are
considered ‘privacy neutral’: they cannot be used to identify
individuals, and the information they contain is never passed on to
or advertising purposes.
The cookies used on this site have been categorised based on
definitions given in the
ICC UK Cookie Guide as 'strictly necessary cookies',
'performance cookies' and 'functionality cookies'.
Strictly Necessary cookies
Strictly necessary cookies are essential in helping you to
navigate the site effectively, and enable services such as online
bookings, payments for services and forms you can complete online.
These cookies are only used when you request a specific
Performance cookies allow us to analyse how much ‘traffic’ (how
many visitors) our site receives. Like many websites, Knowsley
Council use a service called Google Analytics to allow us to study
data about site use. Google analytics provides us with anonymous,
aggregated statistics that help us to understand how visitors use
our site, enabling us to improve the structure of the website and
constantly improve the services we offer. The software does not
allow us to identify individual visitors.
Google is developing a tool to enable users to ‘opt out’ of Google
By using www.knowsley.gov.uk, you agree that we can place
performance cookies on your device.
Functionality cookies allow us to provide user-friendly
assistive functions on the site, for example allowing you to alter
text size and customise page layout to suit your needs.
By using Knowsley.gov.uk, you agree that we can place
functionality cookies on your device.
Cookies from third party sites
In order to provide effective online services, Knowsley Council
makes use of popular tools such as Flickr for sharing photos,
Youtube for sharing video and Twitter and Facebook for keeping in
These sites they may also place cookies on your computer. For
Further information about cookies
There’s a lot of good information about cookies available
online. 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
to develop the Knowsley Council website please get in touch.
Contact us by emailing email@example.com.