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Cookies on the Archives and Records Service website

The main purpose of website cookies is to prepare a customized web experience for users. When you enter a Website, you may be asked to provide certain information such as your name and interests. This information can be packaged into a cookie and sent to your Web browser which stores it for later use.

The Bedfordshire Archives and Records Service website relies on cookies to:

  • give insight into how useful our website is to our users,

  • so that it can be updated and improved based on your needs;

  • to remember the notifications you’ve seen so that we don’t show them to you again.

Our cookies cannot read other data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. We do not use cookies for collecting personal user information.


What cookies are used on the Bedfordshire Archives and Records website?



What if I disable cookies on the Bedfordshire Archives and Records Service website?

You can adjust your computer to accept all, some or alternatively, not to accept any cookies at all.  However, disabling or even partially disabling cookies on the Council’s website may have an impact on your web experience, and possibly restrict or even preclude the Archives and Records service from being able to contact and assist you in certain circumstances.


How can I enable, disable or delete cookies?

The majority of browsers (i.e. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, Apple Safari, etc) allow for universal privacy setting which are applied to all websites visited, when using that browser.  Differing browsers offer differing ways to manage cookies, which is done via the browsers' privacy settings.  The help function within your browser should be able to assist you with this.  Further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set as well as how to manage them, can be found by visiting