Privacy policy and cookies

 
 

Blackpool Council respects your privacy as a user of its 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 a service from the Council, submit an email or feedback, or make or receive electronic payments. We will not collect personal information without your knowledge.

This information will be used by Blackpool Council for a known purpose 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 publichealth@blackpool.gov.uk

 

What information do we collect?

Cookie list

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. Those cookies are set by us and called first-party cookies. We also use third-party cookies – which are cookies from a domain different than the domain of the website you are visiting – for our advertising and marketing efforts. More specifically, we use cookies and other tracking technologies for the following purposes:

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 not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

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Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

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Functional Cookies

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

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Performance Cookies

These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

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To delete cookies or reject cookies

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

If you do not want to receive cookies from this website you can reject them at any time through the cookie opt in panel.

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

You can opt out of receiving Google Analytics cookies by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on

You can find more information on how to delete and control cookies on the All about cookies website. If you set your browser to refuse cookies, please be aware that there may be functionality on various websites that do not work.

 

STI Symptom Checker


  • Unusual discharge
  • Pain, burning or increase in weeing
  • Rashes, lumps or blisters
  • Stinging, itching or tingling
  • Pain and/or bleeding during sex
  • Bleeding after sex

  • Pain in the testicles (balls)
  • Pain or tenderness in the lower tummy
  • Irregular bleeding
  • Strong, unpleasant smell from the vagina after sex
  • Painful swelling of penis, testicles or foreskin
  • Brown eggs on pubic or other body hair
  • No Symptoms

Get tested if you have any of these symptoms, a sexual partner has symptoms or you’re worried after having sex without a condom. Many STIs have no symptoms at all, like HIV. The only way to know for sure is to get tested.