How we use cookies

Find out what we track on our website and why.


We use cookies to remember your chosen settings, for example, website translations or font size.

We also use cookies to remember actions you’ve taken, for example when you submit a form. This means you don’t need to re-enter this information each time you visit a new webpage.


We use Matomo Analytics to understand how you use our website.

Matomo Analytics stores information about:

  • The pages you visit
  • how long you spend on each page
  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

Recite Me

ReciteMe, our accessibility toolbar uses cookies to remember which content has been read out.

Website cookies

The West Devon Borough Council website uses cookies to work.

  • we use cookies to remember settings you have chosen, like website translation and font size, and actions you have taken, for example submitting a form. This means you don’t need to re-enter this information each time you visit a new webpage.
  • we use cookies to gather information about how our website is used to help us maintain and develop our services. For example we monitor what pages and links are most popular.
  • we do not use cookies to personally identify you or collect information about you as an individual.

You can decide which cookies are allowed and delete cookies at any time by adjusting settings on your web browser. Please be aware that restricting cookies may have an impact upon the functionality of our website.

We use the following cookies on our site:

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Where personal data is requested through forms, the data is only used for the purpose stated on the form and will not be given or sold to any third parties.

This privacy policy only covers the West Devon Borough Council website at Websites linked to and from this site are not covered by this policy. External sites linked to from our website include our social media sites.

Find out more about how we use your data and privacy