Cookies and how they benefit you
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Our cookies help us
- Make our website work as you'd expect
- Improve the speed and security of the site
- Continuously improve our website for our users
- Collect any personal identifiable information (without your permission)
- Collect any sensitive information (without your permission)
- Pass personal identifiable information to third parties (without your permission)
Cookies we use on our website
We use the following cookies on nottinghamshire.police.uk:
- Google Analytics — this is used to collect non-identifiable, aggregated statistical data about visits to our website.
- Text resizing — if you make a change to the text size on the website, a cookie will be stored to remember your preferences for the next time you visit.
If the settings on the software you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this.
Anonymous visitor statistics cookies
This helps us to continuously improve our website. These 'analytics' programmes also tell us if, on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (for example, from a search engine) and whether they have been here before, helping us to identify opportunities to improve the ways people can find our website and the information on it.
We use Google Analytics to track the overall activity on the website. This data is only used in aggregate (for example, to identify popular webpages and average time of visit) and does not include personally identifiable data such as IP addresses.
Turning cookies off
If you wish to restrict or block the cookies that this, and other websites set, you can do this by altering your web browser settings to control or delete cookies in the information provided by AboutCookies.org.