Cookies Policy

1.      Introduction

1.1          Our website uses cookies.

1.2          Insofar as those cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision of [our website and services], we will ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you first visit our website.

 

2.      Credit

2.1          This document was created using a template from Docular (https://seqlegal.com).

You must retain the above credit. Use of this document without the credit is an infringement of copyright. However, you can purchase from us an equivalent document that does not include the credit.

 

3.      About cookies

3.1          A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

3.2          Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

3.3          Cookies may not contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal data that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

 

4.      Cookies that we use

4.1          We use cookies for the following purposes:

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

  1. XSRF-TOKEN – This session cookie ensures visitor browsing-security by preventing cross-site request forgery. This cookie is essential for the security of the website and visitor.

  2. Ssr-caching – This cookie is  necessary for the cache function . A cache is used by the website to optimize the response time between the visitor and the website. The cache is usually stored on the visitor’s browser.

  3. TS# - This session cookie is used to ensure website security and fraud detection.

  4. hs – This session cookie ensures visitor browsing-security by preventing cross-site request forgery. This cookie is essential for the security of the website and visitor.

  5. bSession – This is used for system effectiveness measurement. This essential cookie lasts 30 minutes.

Statistic cookies help us to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

(f)           fedops.logger.sessionId – This is used for stability/effectiveness measurement. This persistent cookie lasts 12 months and registers statistical data on users' behaviour on the website. It is used for internal analytics by the website operator.

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user.

  1. svSession – This is used in connection with user login.

5.      Cookies used by our service providers

5.1          Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

 

6.      Managing cookies

6.1          Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

(a)          https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647 (Chrome);

(b)          https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);

(c)           https://help.opera.com/en/latest/security-and-privacy/ (Opera);

(d)          https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);

(e)          https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac (Safari); and

(f)           https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).

6.2          Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

6.3          If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

 

7.      Cookie preferences

7.1          You can manage your preferences relating to the use of cookies on our website by visiting: www.georgehamparishcouncil.gov.uk

8.            Our details

8.1          This website is owned and operated by [Georgeham Parish Council].

8.2          We are an elected local council registered in [England and Wales] Details about our membership can be found on our website www.georgehamparishcouncil.gov.uk

8.3          Our principal place of business is at

Haxlea, 2 Threeways, Bratton Fleming, Barnstaple EX31 4TG

8.4          You can contact us:

(a)          by post, to the postal address given above;

(b)          using our website contact form; www.georgehamparishcouncil.gov.uk

(c)           by telephone, on +44(0)1598 710526

(d)          by email, using georgehamparishcouncil@gmail.com