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Like many other websites, we place small information files called “cookies” on your computer.

Why do we use cookies?

To remember your settings, for example your language and location. This means that you do not have to keep entering these details when visiting a new page.

To learn how you use the Site to help us update and improve it.

How can I change my cookie settings?

You can change your web browser settings so that it does not accept cookies. For more information, please visit AboutCookies.org.

However, doing so may prevent you from using certain online features and services on this website.

The cookies we use

Cookies perform many different functions, and we use two types of cookies:

Required functional cookies These cookies are essential to the website’s functioning.

Performance and feature cookies – These cookies help improve the performance and feel of this website, for example providing you with customized services.

Take a look at the list of cookies we use on our website:

Noun Writes How do we use it How long do we use the information?

ASP.Net_Sessions

the wanted Job

An automatic cookie set by our software.

Only for the time you are on our site.

Server ID

the wanted Job

An automatic cookie set by our software.

Only for the time you are on our site.

_ga

the wanted Job

To track the effectiveness of our site using Google Analytics.

Two years

saved pages

performance and feature

To save the pages you visit by clicking on the heart at the top of the page.

one month

geoPostcode

performance and feature

This stores your zip code (or partial zip code) when we ask you for your location.

Only for the time you are on our site or 30 days (you choose this).

geographic coordinates

performance and feature

This stores your location as a pair of latitude/longitude coordinates.

Only for the time you are on our site or 30 days (you choose this).

date name

performance and feature

This keeps a record of all the answers given to the ready account.

This is set in the control for each ready account. If you have not interacted with the ready account for the specified number of days, the cookies will be deleted.

Content name

performance and feature

This keeps a record of what content cards were clicked on when using a ready account.

This is set in the control for each ready account. If you have not interacted with the ready account for the specified number of days, the cookies will be deleted.

SQ_SYSTEM_SESSION

the wanted Job

This is used to track user sessions on forms hosted at eservices.hertfordshire.gov.uk

Only for the time you are on our site.

Third Party Cookies

There are links and content from other sites and services on our site. These sites and services set their own cookies.

Here is a list of cookies used by other websites and services:

Service name very more information

Google Analytics (_utma/b/c/z)

These are used to compile reports for us about how people use this site.

Cookies with the same names are also used for the same purpose by other websites such as Building Futures, Countryside Management Service and Hertfordshire LIS.

Visit the Google Analytics website for more information about the cookies they use.

You can prevent data from being collected and used by Google Analytics by installing the Google Opt-out Browser Add-on.

google translate – googtrans

This cookie is used to remember which language each page should be translated into if you choose to do so.

It expires at the end of the browser session.

bing

We use a Bing cookie to track the success of our marketing campaigns and make them more efficient.

Visit Bing to learn more about their cookies.

The Google

We use a Google cookie to track the success of our marketing campaigns and make them more efficient.

Visit Google to learn more about their cookies.

Facebook

We have a number of presences on Facebook, which we may link to. Facebook may set some of its own cookies if you follow these links.

Visit Facebook to learn more about their cookies.

Twitter

We have a number of Twitter presences and feeds, which you may want to follow or read from this site. Twitter may set some of its own cookies.

visit Twitter To learn more about their cookies.

Youtube

We have a YouTube channel, which we may link to. YouTube may set some of its own cookies if you follow these links.

Visit YouTube to learn more about their cookies.

netlwan

The ASP.NET_Sessionid cookie is necessary for the Netloan secure online payments website to function, and is set when you access the website. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.

hot running

This session cookie is set to allow Hotjar to see if this visitor is included in the sample used to create funnels.

Visit HotJar to learn more about their cookies.

Website optimization

These cookies are set to help us report how people use the Site so that we can improve it.

Visit Siteimprove to learn more about their cookies.

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