Privacy and Cookies


Having the confidence to impart any private information to the council via online forms or applications 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.

We regard protecting your personal information as critically important - we will only ever require this information to provide current services and plan for future service areas.

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 using debit cards to make any on line payments - council tax etc., card details will be encrypted along with other security measures. 


When you visit this website for the first time you will see a message advising you that cookies are used on this website. Some parts of the website may not work properly if you choose to refuse cookies from this site.

No sensitive information such as telephone numbers or email addresses are stored within these cookies. The cookies we use 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. They may also be used to remember login details for some services, e.g. online job applications.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.


Website Cookies
Cookie Name Purpose
Siteimprove SiteAnalyze statistics 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.
Cyngor Gwynedd Cookie dangos-neges-cwcis This cookie records if you have accepted cookies from this website or not. No personal details are held within this cookie.
Sub-site Cookie safle This cookie keeps track of the active sub-site and controls which pages are shown after clicking certain links.


Gwynedd Council can update these terms at any time. You should visit this page occasionally to review the information provided to you as an user.