Having the confidence to impart any information to Gwynedd Council (the owner of this website) via online forms requires reassurance - it's important to us that, when you choose to do so, your privacy is not compromised and that we behave in a clear, responsible manner.
Any personal information provided by you is stored in databases owned by either Gwynedd Council or an organisation used by the Council to provide on line services on its behalf.
Unless prompted through law we will never impart any personal information to companies, businesses or individuals.
When you visit our site our web server talks directly to your web browser to display and render information correctly. It also tags the browser with information about your visit and the browser in turn saves this information in a basic text file.
When you choose to return to www.visitsnowdonia.info the information is subsequently sent back to the WiSS Ltd server (the company that hosts our website) each time your browser requests a page and 'talks' to the server.
The cookies we use are classed as essential (excluding 3rd parties) and provide us with information regarding the behaviour of users within our site - what areas are of interest to them and what services they frequently use, etc. No sensitive information such as telephone numbers or email addresses are stored within these cookies.
Most web browsers accept cookies by default. However, if you are uncomfortable with cookies, you are able to set your web browser to refuse all cookies or to let you know when a cookie is sent to your computer - you can then choose whether to accept the cookie, or not.
The below explains the cookies we use and why.
Cookie and Purpose
ASP.NET_SessionId - The purpose of this cookie is to track the sequence of pages a visitor looks at during a visit to the site. This information can be used to reduce user journeys, and enable visitors to find relevant information more quickly.
English (United Kingdom) - Language cookie for the URL sensitive language selection.
Cymraeg (Y Deyrnas Unedig) - Language cookie for the URL sensitive language selection.
Culture - Language cookie for the URL sensitive language selection.
FontSize – A cookie that remembers the selected font size to help those with visual disabilities use the site effective
Google Analytics - Helps to monitor website usage.
Third Party Cookies
To populate content on the website we sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as Flickr, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, WordPress and Google. Pages with this embedded content may present cookies from these websites. Similarly, when you use one of the share buttons on this website, a cookie may be set by the service you have chosen to share content through. Gwynedd Council does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.
We intend to fully comply with the EU Cookie Directive and how it applies under UK law and are continuing to strive for complete compliance. Gwynedd Council (the owner of this website) can update these terms at any time. You should visit this page occasionally to review the information provided to you as an user.
Last Updated: 25/5/2012