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Cookies Use Policy

This website complies with the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations of 2011.

This website uses cookies to function. By entering search criteria and selecting information provided as a result of your search, you are requesting a service which requires the use of a cookie to return data. The cookie does not contain any personal information and is not used for any purpose beyond enabling the service you have requested to function. We use cookies on our website to store general information, such as what time the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before, and what site referred the visitor to the web page. Browsers do not share first-party cookies across domains.

Social plug-ins such as for Twitter and Facebook on our website may also set or retrieve cookies on your machine, if you are logged in to these websites, or have previously downloaded cookies controlled by these sites. This is beyond our control and we recommend you visit their website to research their cookie and privacy policy.

What are cookies?

Cookies are nothing more than a simple text file. They are not executable programs, and consequently it is impossible for a cookie to contain a virus, or any other application. Cookies are also very small, and you run no risk of filling your hard drive with too many cookies.

Deleting cookies

If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer you can delete cookies by clicking the "View" menu, "Internet Options" and clicking the button "Delete Cookies."

If you use other web browsers you can find details online on how to delete, disable and enable cookies.

Disabling cookies

Microsoft Internet Explorer users can disable or manage their cookie settings by clicking the "View" menu, "Internet Options", and selecting the "Privacy" tab and select "Never accept cookies" or "Warn me before accepting cookies."

Enabling cookies

Microsoft Internet Explorer and above users can enable or manage their cookie settings by clicking the "View" menu, "Internet Options", and selecting the "Privacy" tab and unselecting "Never accept cookies" or "Warn me before accepting cookies."

Privacy Policy

Dorset County Pension Fund, administering the Local Government Pension Scheme on behalf of Dorset Council, values the privacy of those who provide personal data. We will only collect and process your personal data in accordance with our Privacy Notice.

A copy of the Privacy Notice can be accessed by following this link


By proceeding/providing personal data to the Pension Fund, you confirm that you have read and understood the Privacy Notice, which describes what information we collect and how we use it.