Terms and disclaimer

Lancashire County Council reserves the right to change these terms at any time.

Terms and conditions

Lancashire County Council, makes every effort to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up-to-date. However, we cannot accept responsibility for any loss or inconvenience caused by reliance on inaccurate material contained in this site.

Links to other sites are provided for your convenience and do not imply Lancashire County Council’s endorsement of their content.

Some sections of our website provide information on external organisations and services that they provide. Lancashire County Council, are not responsible for the quality of these organisations and services, and their inclusion should not be viewed or taken as endorsement. Lancashire County Council, accept no responsibility or legal liability that may arise directly or indirectly from the use of these services.


All material on this site (including text, videos and images) is, unless otherwise stated, the copyright of Lancashire County Council. Private or educational use (within the classroom) is permitted provided that no changes are made to the material and Lancashire County Council, is acknowledged as the owner. Commercial usage is prohibited unless formal written permission is obtained beforehand.

Collecting information automatically

Our site uses a number of different cookies. Our use of cookies is explained below.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that may be placed on your device when you visit our sites. When you next visit our sites the cookie allows us to distinguish you from other users.

Cookies we use and why we use them:

We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and in order to create reports. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

The only cookies in use on our site are for Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. Google Analytics customers can view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with their website so that they can improve it.

Like many services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We then use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site.

Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page.

Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page


Lancashire County Council, is not responsible for the content of external internet sites