What are these cookies used for?
• avoid lengthy registration/personalisation of the site each time you visit.
• recognise you when you login/visit and make it easier for you to access your account information.
• estimate our audience size and patterns.
• ensure that you are not asked to register twice.
• track preferences so we can improve and update our websites.
Strictly Necessary (Functional) Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies but without them certain parts of the site will not work.
Performance (Analytic) Cookies
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can evaluate and enhance the performance of our site. The information that we collect about you through our site cannot be used to directly identify you.
Google Analytics places cookies on your computer. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site and how we can improve it. This information is collected in a way which does not personally identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of visitors to our website. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source.
|Name||Purpose||Expiry||Functional/ analytical/ 3rdparty|
|cookie-agreed-version||This tracks the version of the cookie pop up that is displaying||3 months||Functional|
|cookie-agreed||This tracks a user's decision whether to accept or deny the website the right to set cookies||3 months||Functional|
|bbd_emergency_notice_id||This tracks the version of the emergency notice pop up that is displaying||Session||Functional|
|bbd_emergency_notice_dismiss||This tracks if a user has dismissed the pop up||Session||Functional|
|bbd_alert_panel_dismiss||This tracks if a user has dismissed the alert panel session||Session||Functional|
|_ga||A Google Analytics cookie used to store and count page views||2 years||Analytical|
|_gid||A Google Analytics cookie used to store and count page views||1 day||Analytical|
|gat_gtag_UA_15161850_1||A Google Analytics cookie used to store a unique user ID||1 minute||Analytical|
YouTube - We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.
PREF - * Expires after eight months
VSC - * expires at the end of your session
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE - *expires after eight months
Where can I find out more information?
You can find out more information cookies at the following website: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-pecr/cookies-and-similar-technologies
Changes to Personal Information and Opting Out
Upon request we provide site visitors with access to information that we have collected and that we maintain about them.
Upon request we offer visitors the ability to have inaccuracies corrected in contact information. Visitors can have this information corrected by sending us an email at the above address. Visitors can also opt out at any time.
The site contains links to other Web sites. West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these Web sites. Visitors will need to check the policy statement of others’ Web sites 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.
With respect to security, we employ state-of-the-art technology and security measures in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site.
Changes to Privacy Statement
From time to time, we may use visitor information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice.
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority will update this policy from time to time. A “last revised” date will always be included on the bottom of the statement. To keep up-to-date with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority policy, please check this page periodically.
Contacting the Website
If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at:
Our postal address is:
Birkenshaw, West Yorkshire, BD11 2DY, United Kingdom
Last revised: 28 September 2021