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What are cookies?

Cookies are files saved on your phone, tablet or computer when you visit a website.

We use cookies to store information about how you use the glasgow.gov.uk website, such as the pages you visit, to help us improve the functionality of the website.

Cookies on glasgow.gov.uk

  • Google Analytics

    This site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. 

    We have not enabled Google Analytics Advertising Features.

    Read Google's overview of privacy and safeguarding data
     
  • Eggplant

    This website uses Eggplant Real Customer Insights product to help analyse the performance of the site for its users. This service uses cookies to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. This data is sent to Eggplant by your web browser as part of your interaction with this website. The data collected commonly includes IP address, time to load web pages, time spent on webpages and links clicked. This information is then used to evaluate visitors' use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website performance.

    We will never (and will not allow any third party to) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of visitors to our site. Neither we nor Eggplant will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any Personally Identifiable Information from any source, unless you explicitly submit that information, via a fill-in form on our website, in order to request we troubleshoot specific performance issues you are experiencing with our site.


You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.  Some links to guidance pages on how to do this for common web browsers can be found here.


Embedded content

Our site has a number of pages with embedded videos that utilise cookies from a third party to enable this. YouTube privacy policy.

Social media

Links are included on our pages to allow them to be shared via social media (Twitter and Facebook). Glasgow City Council does not control the cookies on these websites.  You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

Further information:

Scottish Information Commissioner's page on cookies

Information Commissioner's Office

All About Cookies

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