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We want to make our online services easy, useful and reliable, which sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your computer or other device. These include small files known as cookies, which cannot be used to identify you personally but can be used to improve our services to you through, for example:-

  • Enabling a service to recognise your device so you don’t have to give the same information several times during one task
  • Measuring how many people are using particular services, so they can be made easier and more effective to use
  • Analysing data to help us understand how you use our online services so we can improve them

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About Cookies

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Cookies used on

The following are cookies you may come across on this site.

Set by Mendip District Council

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Set by Third parties

(There may be Cookies set by other web sites which we use on the Ditcheat Parish Council site.)

Set By External Websites

Many sites we refer you to, will immediately set session cookies. We cannot audit the use of cookies by these external sites so you should be aware of their use and prepared to manage them if you follow links from the Ditcheat Parish Council website to other sites.