Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone/device when you browse websites.

Our cookies help us:
– Make our website work as you’d expect
– Remember your settings during and between visits
– Improve the speed/security of the site
– Continuously improve our website for you
– Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we)

We do not use cookies to:
– Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
– Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
– Pass data to advertising networks
– Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
– Pay sales commissions

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below.

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

Our own (necessary) cookies

We use cookies to make our website work, many of these are esseintial to provide services you will interact with during your visit to the website these include:

  • Remember your settings during and between visits; for example searches
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Continuously improve our website for you

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Third party functions

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. We do not have access or control of these cookies. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. Our site includes the following which use cookies: If you have any concerns you should check the third party websites for more information about these cookies.


  • – used to display our online publications Privacy Policy
  • – powers our social media share buttons Privacy Policy
  • Other embedded content

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties

Social website cookies

You can easily “Like” or share our content on social websites like Facebook and Twitter, we have included sharing buttons on our site. Cookies are set by:

  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called analytics programs also tell us if , on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

Other tools we use that track cookies:

We use Google Adwords to understand how our Google Ads are working. This is so we can optimise our ads in the best way possible to ensure they’re relevant and targeted to online users.

We also use Google Adwords to retarget users once they’ve visited our website. If you’ve searched for our business, or been on our website, then you may see our digital display advertisements pop up on various other websites on the internet.

We do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. We do not allow Google to use or share our Adwords data.

We use a Facebook Pixel tracks the traffic generated from Facebook through to the website, and provides useful insights for paid campaign performance. For details on these cookies, please view the cookie policy of Facebook.

We also use cookies to target advertisements on Facebook and Instagram. If your cookies suggest that you are relevant within the target audience and that the ad will be useful to you, then you may be displayed with this advertisement. There is no personal data attached to this, so we have no way of knowing if you’ve been targeted or not – this is just Facebook’s and Instagram’s algorithm determining you as a relevant user to see the ad.

Cookies in emails

As well as the cookies we use on our websites, we use cookies and similar technologies in some emails. These help us to understand whether you’ve opened an email and how you’ve interacted with it. If you have enabled images, cookies may be set on your computer or device. Cookies will also be set if you click on any link within the email. The types of cookies we use are:

Link tracking: we may use unique tag links in some of our online campaigns and email campaigns.

our emails contain a number of hyperlinks, each of which has a unique tag. When you click on one of these links the mailing company logs the click so that we can understand who has clicked through from an email to our website. We use this information to tailor future messages to you.

Personal Data

Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council respects your privacy and is committed to protect the personal information you shared with us.

Read our Privacy Policy

Turning Cookies Off

For information on how to disable all cookies, visit

If you disabled all cookies on our website, some services will not work properly, for example online forms and payments.

More information

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