Cookies and New Forest District Council
(New Forest Film Festival)

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files that websites save to your computer. They are used to make the site work better for you, and to help the website owner understand how people use the website.

These cookies aren’t used to identify you personally but they can remember activities and preferences chosen by you and your browser. You can manage cookies by controlling which cookies are saved or by deleting them, if you wish (please see ‘Managing your cookies’ at the bottom of this page).

New Forest District Council uses cookies to improve services for you through, for example:

  • enabling a service to recognise your device so you are not offered the same service more than intended
  • measuring how many people are using services, to improve service delivery
  • analysing data to help understand how our online services are used so we can improve them

We have links to social networking websites (eg Facebook and Twitter). These websites may place cookies on your computer.

For more information please see Bookmark and Share Toolbar Privacy and Data Practices.

New Forest District Councils use of cookies

Important information about this list of cookies

This list is currently a work in progress. It will be updated if a service is added which uses cookies.

Cookies for measuring use of services

By understanding how people use the website, New Forest District Council can improve the information provided. New Forest use a number of different methods of gathering this data, including services provided by other companies.

Cookie namePurposeExpires
civicCookieControlThis cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.60 days
popUpCookieWe have a pop up appearing on the Film New Forest website, if users select find out more or dismiss the cookie will persist for 60 days so they do not see the pop up again in that time. If they select not now the cookie will expire after five days.5 days

Google Analytics

Cookie namePurposeExpires
_utmaused to determine unique visitors to the site2 years
_utmbcalculates the average length of time users spend on the site (in conjunction with _utmc)30 minutes
_utmccalculates the average length of time users spend on our site (in conjunction with _utmb)when browser is closed
_utmzrecords information about how the page was reached6 months
_utmmobileused to determine unique visitors to the site2 years

For further information please see cookies set by Google Analytics

Managing your cookies

To find out how to allow, block, delete and manage cookies, follow the link below and select the browser you are using. You can also read your browser’s built-in or online help for more information.

How to control cookies

External Links – Please note that this policy does not cover links to other websites