Privacy Policy


Welcome to ROMANSE Online, a non-profit, advert free, Hampshire based traffic and travel reporting service provided by Hampshire County Council. We are committed to safeguarding and preserving the privacy of our visitors. This policy explains what information we collect whilst you visit our site, and how we use cookies


We do not collect any personally identifiable information about you when you visit our website. However, we do use third party suppliers to enable us to deliver the latest overview of what's happening on our local roads in the most accurate and accessible way possible, such as Twitter and Google


We use a Twitter news feed widget on our website to deliver up-to-date traffic alerts (accessible to non-Twitter users). Twitter's privacy policy can be found here


Google Analytics is used to gather anonymous user information to monitor and improve how we deliver our content such as;

User location: This only identifies the town/city of the device being used to connect to our site, it does not identify your exact location

Your device type: This informs us what type of device you are using to connect to our site, split into three categories, Desktop PC, Tablet or a Mobile Device

How you found us: This could be a website referral from a link to us from another website, a social media referral linked to us, or your search engine keywords

Pages visited: This gives us the visitor totals for individual page hits on our site, and an average of how much time was spent on any given page


Google's privacy policy can be found here

A detailed explanation of Google Analytics can be found on this Wikipedia page


Our use of cookies


Cookies are pieces of data created when you visit a site, and contain a unique, anonymous number. They are stored in the cookie directory of your device memory, and do not expire at the end of your session. We are unable to use Cookies to identify an individual user, the Cookie on our website is set by Google Analytics


Google Analytics helps us to accurately estimate the number of visits to our website, pages visited, and whether you are a new or returning visitor. These cookies are used for collecting non-personal user information from the site as described in our Privacy Policy section


Although your browser may be set up to allow the creation of cookies, you can specify that you be prompted before a site puts a cookie on your device memory, so that you can decide whether to allow or disallow the cookie. Alternatively, you can set your computer not to accept any cookies