Privacy and Cookie Policy



Blackpool Council respects your privacy as a user of this website and this page explains how Blackpool Council uses any information you give us.

Data Protection

Any information you supply to the Council voluntarily will be treated in line with the provisions of the current Data Protection Act and related legislation.

The information you supply may include your name, address and email address and may be collected when you request to be added to our mailing list.

This information will be used by Blackpool Council Heritage Service for the requested purpose only and will not be passed to outside organisations, agencies or individuals without your knowledge. But, you should note that specific information would be released if required by law.

If you discover any information on our website pages that you believe to be inaccurate or inappropriate, or would like further information about these statements, please email


A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website – when visited by a user – asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information. Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that it will refuse cookies, our Site will issue cookies on visiting, browsing and logging in. However, we have kept our cookies to the absolute minimum.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will then not work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information. All these cookies are session cookies and are only temporary, they expire after your browsing session.

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Performance Cookies

These cookies count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help WIX provide us with information on peoples browsing habits which helps us to monitor and improve our site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and anonymous. Heritage Blackpool does not store sensitive information such as account numbers or passwords in any cookies, and cookies in themselves, do not contain enough information to identify you. The only performance cookie on this website is as follows:

svSession: usage of website. This is a persistent cookie which identifies the number of different visitors and tracks a visitor's sessions on a site. It does not track user personal details but only the users presence in the website. It expires after 2 years.

To delete cookies

We recommend you allow cookies we set by this website, as they help us to provide a better service.

WIX does provide us with the function to allow you to opt out of the performance cookies or the essential ones.

Under settings, you can delete individual cookies or any cookies that your browser has stored.

You can find more information on how to delete and control cookies on the website.

How to enable/disable cookies in your web browser

You can set your browser to refuse cookies, however, if you do please be aware that there may be functionality on various websites that do not work. 

You should consult the help function for your particular browser to find out how to do this. You also have the ability to delete cookies that have been installed. The method is different for each browser but it can be done on all major browsers including Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari and Firefox.  

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