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Our site cookies

In this section you will find information on what cookies may be set when you visit our website and if necessary how to reject or delete those cookies.

Our cookie statement

Like most websites, we use cookies to collect anonymous statistics about how people use the site and to help us keep it relevant for the user. Cookies remember bits of information from your visit to the site.

A cookie is a simple text file that's stored on your computer or mobile device by a website's server.

How we use cookies to collect statistics

To improve our service we collect anonymous web statistics using Google Analytics.

Its stores several cookies on users' computers or mobiles devices to tell us how many people have visited each web page, how they got there, and where they navigated to from there. The data collected is completely anonymous and does not store any personal details.

Changing your cookie settings

You can change your computer settings at any time to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies. How you do this depends on your web browser.

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Essential site cookie




Mansfield District Council site cookie acceptance

(expires after one year)


Prevents the cookie message from being shown (in a dark message box shown near the bottom right hand side of screen) and is set when the visitor clicks the "Do not show this message again" link.

Content management system cookie


(expires after two days)


Set by our content management system on a small number of browsers, upon arrival to the site. It is not used for any purpose.


Google Analytics




Collects information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.


Online planning system




(expires when the browser is closed)


Enables the online planning system to confirm acceptance of the term and conditions and load up the mapping data associated with a planning application.


Palace Theatre


(expires when the browser is closed)


Set by our Palace Theatre site. It is not used for any purpose.


Online payments system


EForm Options






(expires when the browser is closed)

Essential for the online payments system to work and ensure the security of the data being entered.


Find my nearest


(expires after one hour)



Allows the finding and loading of the mapping tiles.







Shows the twitter feed on the main page.       

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