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Cookies and tracking users

When someone visits we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone.

Cookies in use on this site

Stroud District Council uses the following cookies to ensure our website provides you with an enhanced customer experience:

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Cookie and name


Strictly necessary cookies

Cookie consent



These cookies are used to remember your cookie preferences for the website.

Expires after 1 year.

ASP.Net session



Used by some areas of the website such as the garden waste & bulky collection booking pages, to keep track of your booking progress.


Expires when you close your browser window.

Forms anti forgery



Anti forgery tokens to prevent Cross-site request forgery. It guarantees that the poster is the one who gets the form.

Expires when you close your browser.

Functionality cookies

My house



This cookie is used in conjunction with My house. It holds information of the address you selected so that any revisits to the webpage can automatically take you to that address, selecting another address will update the cookie.

Expire after 1 month.

Local land charges register



The local land charges register will generate a cookie to use with Google Maps. Only Map details are recorded (Latitude, Longitude, Zoom and Maptype). No personal information or Computer information (such as IP address) is recorded.

Expires after 5 days

Tracking cookies

Site Improve



Site Improve uses cookies in order to provide meaningful reports about site visitors.

nmstat is used to help record your usage of the site. Expires after 1000 days.

AWSELBCORS expires when you close your browser

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