1. Overview

This privacy notice provides information about the data we collect from your device when you visit the Stockport Council website. When you visit, or any sub-domain of, we use cookies to gather information and details about your visit.

A cookie is a small piece of text stored on your computer, phone or other device which you use to browse the web. Cookies keep track of your movements within the site, help you resume where you left off, remember your registered login, theme selection, preferences, and other customization functions.

This site uses different types of cookies, some of which we need your permission to use.

Necessary Cookies

We use necessary cookies to make our site work and enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. We do not need your permission to store these cookies on your device. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions.

Analytics cookies

We'd also like to set analytics cookies that help us make improvements by measuring how you use the site. These will be set only if you accept. The data is collected in a way that does not directly identify anyone. For more information about the individual cookies and any third-party services we use, please see the ‘Cookies we use’, page. You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

We encourage you to accept the cookies our website uses as they help us to improve the user experience for you and many others. They also help to make the website work more efficiently.

Targeting and advertising cookies

This website does not use any target and advertising cookies, although you still have the option to state your preference through our cookie notice.

More information about cookies and further guidance on the EU e-Privacy Law can be found on the Information Commissioner's Office website.