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Cookies on ESBC Website

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Cookies we use on our website

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Detects JavaScript has_js This helps the website understand browser Javascript functionality  
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These cookies are used to collect 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. Overview of privacy at Google
Planning Explorer   The planning explorer cookies are not intrusive with respect to privacy as they do not collect information for tracking, analytic or marketing purposes and the usage of cookies is necessary for the operation of the planning explorer webpages. Should you choose to disable the use of cookies in your browser then these pages will not work.  
Councillor and Democracy System .ASPXANONYMOUS Configures anonymous identification for application authorization. This is required to identify entities that are not authenticated when authorization is required.  

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