When you submit information to us via our website, such as participating in an online survey or submitting a Freedom of Information request, we may receive personal information about you. This can consist of information such as your name, email address, postal address, telephone or mobile number, depending on the activity. By submitting your details, you enable County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service to provide you with the services, activities or online content which you required.
County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service may use ‘cookie’ technology to track or record information about our website visitors. County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Authority require the use of ‘cookie’ technology so that we can guarantee we present the correct information to users as they move from screen to screen. These cookies are ‘session-specific’ and are not used to record personal information or to associate personal information with the use of County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service. County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service users who disable their web browsers’ ability to accept cookies will be able to browse our website but may not be able to successfully use all of our services.
Information about what cookies are and how we use them on our website.
What are cookies?
You can find out more information about cookies at aboutcookies.org.
What cookies do we use?
By selecting 'yes', you are agreeing to cookies. By selecting 'no' does not prevent cookies being set. Please see the link below for opting out of Google Analytics.
We use Google Analytics which is a service provided by Google. Google gathers anonymous data of how people are using this site and then provide us with visitor statistics, details of page views etc etc. Google Analytics is the program we use to collect statistics from our website to show us how visitors use our site. We use the information to create reports and to help us to constantly improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, information like the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and which pages they visited, but we don't get personal information, and can't track who you are. You can opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics here.
There is more information available about Google Analytics cookies, and Google offer a Google 'opt-out' plugin if you don't want their cookies to be used on your browser.
In addition to the cookies set by Google Analytics, this plugin will create a session based cookie (which will expire when you close your browser) containing a single "true" or "false" value, reflecting your choice.
Please Note: Co. Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service are trialling use of Google Analytics, a description follows. If you experience difficulty in accessing the website and you think it may be due to Google Analytics, please contact the Web Administrators at firstname.lastname@example.org and discribe the problem.
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We link to videos by external sources hosted on YouTube. YouTube then add them to our site in 'privacy-enhanced mode'. Where possible we have enabled 'no cookie' for videos however, there may be videos from external sources which do not work using this method therefore if you play the video, it will add a cookie to your computer. YouTube provides more information about privacy on its website. To change video privacy settings on YouTube visit: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/157177
The site contains links to other websites. County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Authority is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these websites. Visitors will need to check the policy statement of others’ websites to understand their policies. Visitors who access a linked site may be disclosing their private information. It is the responsibility of the visitor to keep such information private and confidential. Read more