Cookies

Like many other websites, we place small data files on your computer called cookies.

Why do we use cookies?

To remember your settings, such as your language and location. This means that you do not have to continue to enter these details when you visit a new page.

To learn how you use the site to update and improve the site.

How can I change my cookie settings?

You can change its settings so that your web browser does not accept cookies. Visit AboutCookies.org for more information.

However, doing so may stop you from using some of the online features and services on this website.

The cookies we use

Cookies work very differently and we use 2 types of cookies:

Required functionality cookies – These cookies are important for the website to work.

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

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

ad Type How to use How long do we use the information

ASP.Net_Sessions

Required functionality

An automatic cookie set by our software.

Just for the time you are on our site.

ServerID

Required functionality

An automatic cookie set by our software.

Just for the time you are on our site.

_ga

Required functionality

Track the effectiveness of our website using Google Analytics.

2 years

saved pages

Performance and feature

To save the pages you have entered by clicking on the heart icon at the top of the page.

1 month

geoPost code

Performance and feature

When you are asked for your location, it saves your zip code (or partial zip code).

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

geocoordinates

Performance and feature

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

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

reckonerName-date

Performance and feature

This saves the history of all responses submitted to the ready calculator.

This is determined in the control for each ready counter. If you do not contact the ready counter within the specified days, the cookies will be deleted.

reckonerName-content

Performance and feature

This saves the history of which content cards are clicked when using the ready counter.

This is determined in the control for each ready counter. If you do not contact the ready counter within the specified days, the cookies will be deleted.

SQ_SYSTEM_SESSION

Required functionality

It was used to track user sessions in the forms posted on eservices.hertfordshire.gov.uk

Just for the time you are on our site.

Third party cookies

Our website contains links and content from other sites and services. These sites and services set their own cookies.

The following is a list of cookies used by other sites and services:

Service name Purpose Details

Google Analytics (_utma / b / c / z)

They are used to compile reports for us on how people use this site.

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

For more information about the cookies they use, visit the Google Analytics website.

You can prevent data from being collected and used by Google Analytics by installing Google’s Opt-out Browser App.

Google Translate – googtrans

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

It expires at the end of your browser session.

Bing

We use Bing cookies to track the success of our marketing campaigns and make them more effective.

Visit Bing to learn more about their cookies.

Google

We use Google cookies to track the success of our marketing campaigns and make them more effective.

Visit Google to learn more about their cookies.

Facebook

There are a number of things we can do to stay in touch on Facebook. If you follow these links, Facebook can set some of its own cookies.

Log in to Facebook to learn more about their cookies.

Twitter

We have a number of availability and feeds on Twitter, you may want to follow them or read from this website. Twitter may assign some of its own cookies.

visit Twitter to learn more about their cookies.

YouTube

We have a YouTube channel, we can switch to it. If you follow these links, YouTube may assign some of its own cookies.

To learn more about their cookies, visit YouTube.

Net credit

This ASP.NET_Sessionid cookie is essential for the operation of the Netloan secure online payments website and is assigned when you visit the site. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.

Hot jar

This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know if that visitor has entered the pattern used to create the funnel.

Visit HotJar to learn more about their cookies.

Site improvement

These cookies are designed to give us feedback on how people use the site so that we can improve it.

For more information about their cookies, visit Siteimprove.