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Privacy & Cookie Policy


We do not collect personal information from the general public on this site as registration on it is restricted to Falmouth Town Council staff. Should you contact us via the forms provided on our Contact Us page, your IP address and details entered on the form by you will be emailed to Falmouth Town Council and retained in order to respond to you. This privacy policy applies to the content of this website only, not any external sites we link to (including the Town Council's Facebook page). The facility to Search Burial Records on our website is provided to us as an embedded service from twachronicle.com  and is subject to their own privacy policy.

Use of cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site, and to display content that is more personalised to you, based on your previous internet behaviour. Some examples of cookies could be:

  • storing information to personalise the website to your requirements
  • a website that sells things may use a cookie to record items you have in a shopping basket
  • cookies can be used to record users behaviour on a website, for example to record the pages they have viewed

There are 2 different types of cookie that can be placed in your browser by a website:

  • Session cookies are only used for the period you use the website, and are deleted when you close your web browser. A new cookie would then be placed in your web browser if you were to visit the same website again in the future
  • Persistent cookies remain in your browser once you have left the site and closed your web browser. The next time you visit the site the information in the cookie will be used to ensure the website works as set up at the previous visit. For example to display certain things on the homepage. Persistent cookies will expire if the website that set them is not visited again within a certain time-scale.

Cookies on the this website

We use a number of different cookies on this website.

If you have any questions about the way cookies are used on this site, or how you may be affected please contact us.

Managing cookies on your PC

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit the about cookies website. You can choose to block the cookies that are set by this website, however you must be aware that doing so may mean that parts of the site will not work correctly.

Accessibility Statement

Falmouth Town Council strives to ensure that its services are accessible to people with disabilities as it believes that every person has the right to live with dignity, equality, comfort and independence. The Council is aware that its current website offerings are not fully complaint with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1) which is the recommended standard for access. It is the Council’s intention to upgrade its websites during 2020 so that they are AA rated for WCAG 2.1. If you are experiencing any difficult with the content on the websites or require assistance with any part of our sites, please contact us and we will be happy to assist. Email: admin@falmouthtowncouncil.com for responses during normal business hours.