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Ashfield District Council makes every effort to ensure that information contained in these pages is accurate and up to date. However, no liability is accepted arising from reliance upon the information contained in these pages or any other information accessed via these web pages.


Ashfield District Council is not responsible for the contents or reliability of the linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Listing should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages.

Privacy statement

Ashfield District Council's website, with the exception of the registration system, does not store or capture personal information, but merely logs the user's IP address (Internet Protocol: standard allowing data to be transmitted between two devices) which is automatically recognised by the webserver.

It does not recognise your specific email address.

At various pages throughout the site, however, you will have the opportunity to provide us with your full email, telephone and postal address for the purpose of, among other things, requesting information from us or to notify us of things you think we should know about.

In these circumstances we will use the information volunteered to provide the services or information you have requested from us, by email, post or phone but we do not store this information or use it for any other purpose.

Use of cookies on the Ashfield District Council website

  • Cookies are simple text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit or are a method of storing information in memory.
  • Some cookies are essential to make web services 'work'. For example our online payments facility will not function correctly without cookies being enabled in your browser.
  • Other cookies are not 'essential' to a website's function but are used to provide anonymous usage information for example. This website currently employs Google Analytics tracking cookies for this purpose.
  • Most web browsers allow control of how cookies are utilised via their own built-in settings however be aware that altering these settings may prevent web services from functioning correctly.
  • To find out more about cookies visit All About Cookies

List of cookies set by google.com

We use Google Analytics to help us estimate the number of visitors to our websites, and how they navigate through them.

Google Analytics sets cookies to store information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

Cookies set by Google Analytics are third-party cookies.To prevent being tracked by Google Analytics across this website it may be possible to use the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on (note - this add-on is not available for all browser versions).

Cookie Name
Each unique browser that visits a page on the site is provided with a unique ID via the __utma cookie. In this way, subsequent visits to the website via the same browser are recorded as belonging to the same (unique) visitor.
After 2 years
Used to to establish a session. If this cookie is absent, further activity by the user initiates the start of a new session.
After 30 minutes
Used to establish a session. If this cookie is absent, further activity by the user initiates the start of a new session.
When the browser is closed
When visitors reach the site via a search engine result, a direct link, or an ad that links to the page, Google Analytics stores the type of referral information in a cookie.
After 6 months
Used to label activity eg when using our StreetLevel facility
When the browser is closed


Other cookies

Cookie Name
This is used to maintain session information and is created in memory when a member of the public accesses the website, allowing the server to identify the session that is being used.
At the end of the session
ASP.NET SessionID 
This is used to maintain session information when making payments and is created in memory
At the end of the session
Records website visitor's preference for using cookies 
after 1 year
Used to store session information while performing searches such as planning applications and planning enforcements 
after 30 years


This privacy statement only covers the Ashfield District Council's website at http://www.ashfield.gov.uk. Other links within this site to other websites are not covered by this privacy statement.