This privacy policy relates to Newport City Council's website ( and does not apply to external websites linked from the site.

Newport City Council does not capture and store any personal details about visitors to the web site, except where details are voluntarily given via email, or by using an electronic form, or enquiring about any of our services.

In these cases, the personal data you provide to Newport City Council will be used only to provide you with the information you have requested.

We will not pass any of your personal data to outside organisations and/or individuals unless you give your express consent.

Data protection 

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Newport City Council is registered under the Data Protection Act 2018, allowing us to hold and process personal data.

We will use such information only as allowed by the Act.

Read our GDPR statement and privacy policy


What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer or smartphone when you visit our website.

What do cookies do?

Newport City Council uses cookies to enhance our website, make it work more efficiently and provide the best user experience. Some cookies also provide us with information such as, visitor numbers and performance data. We have categorised our use of cookies below;

Necessary cookies

These cookies are essential to enable you to browse around our website and use our features. You are unable to opt out of using these cookies because without them, our website would not operate.

Analytics and performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how you use our website, for example, which pages you visit the most.  This data is used to optimise our website pages and make them easier to navigate.  These cookies collect data in a way that does not directly identify anyone, however, they are optional and we need your consent to use them on your device.

Cookies set by third party sites

To support our website, we sometimes embed content from websites such as YouTube and Twitter. As a result, when you visit a page with this content embedded, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. Newport Council does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.