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Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies for statistical purposes and, in some web-based applications, to track user activity. These are not used to collect personal information, to access your computer files or to gain control of your computer in any way.

If your browser has the option of accepting cookies turned off, you may find access to some City web services affected.


What are Cookies?
Cookies are text files, stored on your computer, that are used by web servers to store information about you as a user of that website. Cookies are unique to each website and information in them cannot be accessed by other websites.

That means a cookie saved on your computer from the City of Scottsdale's website can only be accessed and used on the City of Scottsdale website.

There are two types of cookies: persistent and temporary. The difference between them is lifespan.

A persistent cookie is one that is stored on your computer until you or your browser software delete it.


A temporary cookie is only available and active while you are on the website. Once you close your browser or leave the City's website, the cookie is disabled and a new one is created the next time you visit.

Why do we use cookies?
Cookies allow us to track which content and services are accessed most and help us improve the services we offer.