Cookies, accessibility and privacy policy 


Use of Cookies on our Website ('Site')

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer, tablet or mobile if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer, tablet or mobile hard drive. Cookies are read only by the server that placed them, and are unable to execute any code or virus.

Types of Cookies we use

Analytics Cookies

Analytics cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site, such as the pages visitors go to most often and where they have come to the site from. This information is collected anonymously and is only used to improve how our site works.

  • Google Analytics: ( _utma , _utmb , _utmc , _utmz) We use Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our site. The cookies collect information anonymously, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they have visited. We use this information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. Our use is subject to Google’s current cookie policy, which you can find here: 

Functional Cookies

Functional cookies are used to allow our site to work properly.

  • crumb (session only) This cookie identifies a unique visitor. No visitor information is stored except a unique ID dropped on visitors to the site. This cookie expires at the end of session.

  • ss_cid (2 years), ss_cpvisit (2 years), ss_cvisit (30 minutes), ss_cvr (2 years), ss_cvt (30 minutes) These cookies are used by Squarespace, the software which runs our website, to identify you as a unique user, how you came to visit our website, which pages or windows you visited and how long you spent on each page. You can read more about how Squarespace processes the data collected by such cookies within the Squarespace Cookie Policy.

Social Media Cookies

 Social media cookies are set by organisations such as Facebook and YouTube. They record information such as the number of times a video has been played or allow you to share a link. You should check with the provider website's privacy terms, cookies policy and your own privacy settings with them.

  • YouTube: (VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE PREF use_hitbox) These cookies are used by YouTube to track views of videos embedded in our site and store preferences for the YouTube video player.

Our use is subject to Google’s current cookie policy, which you can find here:

Third Party Cookies

If you go onto a web page that contains embedded content such as banner advertising or you link through to a third party website from our site, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don’t control the setting of these cookies and are not responsible for them. You should check the third party website for information about how these cookies work and how to manage them.

Managing or blocking Cookies

You can block cookies by activating the settings on your browser. This allows you to block all or some cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our Site.

If you want to know how to do this please look at the help menu on your web browser. Find out more about the use of cookies and on how to block cookies on or



Bristol Airport is committed to ensuring our website is accessible to as many visitors as possible, regardless of physical abilities or software.

Bristol Airport has taken the following steps to achieve this goal:

Standards compliance

  1. This site is built using HTML 4 Transitional.

  2. The site uses valid CSS 2.1 for visual layout and styling.

  3. The site conforms to the W3C’s WCAG guidelines Level I, and most of Level II.

  4. The site uses structured semantic markup. For example, table markup is used for  data tables, lists are marked up using lists elements, headings are marked up as headings and so on.

  5. Data tables employ attributes associating data cells with their headers to allow them to be more easily understood by users of screen readers and other adaptive technology.


  1. Most links include title attributes which give more information about the target of the link.

  2. All links can be followed in any browser, even if scripting is turned off.

  3. All links which open new windows include a warning in either the link text or the title attribute.


  1. All content images on the site use descriptive ALT attributes.

  2. Purely decorative graphics include null ALT attributes.

 Visual design

  1. All text is sized using relative sizes to allow it to be resized by users of any browser.

  2. With the exception of purely visual elements such as maps, primary content is structured so as to be readable in any browser, regardless of whether it supports images, stylesheets, scripting or plugins.


Privacy policy

Last updated [16 November 2017]

Bristol Airport Limited ("BRS") is committed to preserving the privacy of all visitors to and and to protecting any personal information that you may provide to us. In particular, we believe it is important for you to know how we treat information about you that we may receive from this website ("Site") and how we carry out data processing practices through the use of the internet and any other electronic communications networks. Please read the following Privacy Policy to understand what personal information we collect, how we use and protect your personal information that you provide to us and who we may disclose it to.

By registering for any services on this Site or by providing any information to us, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information under the terms of this Policy.

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is Bristol Airport Limited of Bristol Airport, Bristol BS48 3DY.


This Section sets out how BRS may use your personal information provided in response to a BRS consultation, who such personal information may be shared with and where such personal information is located.  BRS will not use your personal information for its own direct marketing purposes relating to its goods, services or promotions. 

We collect personal information which you provide to us either electronically or in paper form in response to a BRS consultation. This personal information may include your name, age, gender and contact details (including your postal address, telephone number and email address) and your comments on our consultation as well as information regarding your preferences as to whether you wish to receive communications from us on the particular consultation that you have provided responses on.

We may use your personal information provided in connection with our consultation for the following purposes:

  • for analytical and research purposes;

  • in connection with the administration of the consultation;

  • to prepare a report which may include your personal information such as your gender, the age range category that you fall into and your responses on our consultation. Your name will not be published in the report;

  • to send you communications in accordance with your preferences indicated on the consultation feedback form;

  • to comply with any legal or regulatory obligations; and

  • to protect our rights, property or safety or those of our customers, employees or other third parties such as our business partners.

In connection with the use of your personal information described in this Section, we may share your personal information with the types of third parties described below:

  • third parties for the performance of certain activities on our behalf that involve the processing of your personal information. For example, we engage third parties such as contractors and advisors on our consultations and the projects to which they relate.  We also engage Delib, a software platform provider, to provide the Citizen Space platform to enable you to provide responses electronically to our consultations;

  • third parties if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal information in order to comply with any legal obligation (including in connection with a court order) or instructions from a regulatory body. For example if required to do so to meet regulatory requirements to disclose your response to the Planning Inspectorate, the Local Planning Authority or the Secretary of State;

  • third parties in order to protect our rights, property or safety or those of our customers, employees or other third parties such as our business partners;

  • in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets or we enter into a joint venture, we may disclose your personal information held by us to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets or new business partner;

  • if we or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party (or subject to a reorganisation within our group of companies), your personal information held by us may be one of the transferred assets; and

  • to the police and other law enforcement agencies in connection with the prevention and detection of crime.

Delib also collects via the Citizen Space platform non-personally-identifiable information, such as your browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request, to enable Delib to understand how visitors use the website and for system operating, managing and improvement purposes. From time to time, Delib may publish this non-personally-identifying information in an aggregated form.

In relation to the use of your personal information and the sharing arrangements described above your personal information will not be transferred to, and stored and processed in, any country outside of the European Economic Area.

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