Cookie Policy

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Cookie Policy 2017-03-10T10:52:09+00:00

Introduction

Our website uses ‘cookies’, which are small data files that are used as unique identifiers. They are sent from the website’s servers to your computer or mobile phone and stored on your device, and may then be sent back to our website’s servers with updated data as you browse our website.

Cookies are used to record information about your preferences as you browse our website, which allows us to improve your experience by tailoring the website accordingly. Cookies can also be used to identify you every time you revisit our website.

A ‘session cookie’ will expire at the end of your browsing session once you close your web browser; ‘persistent cookies’ on the other hand have a set expiry date and will be stored on your computer until either this date is reached, or you delete your cookies using your browser settings.

How We Use Cookies

The following is a list of cookies used by our website, and what they are used for:

Cookie name Type Purpose Domain
BIGipServerZebedee   BIGipServerZebedee is part of the back-end architecture of the hosting service that manages the site. It belongs to the class of “load-balancing cookies”. This website is hosted on multiple servers; when you visit the site, you are assigned to one of these servers for the current session.

It routes data and page requests to the correct server and so ensures that the content of the page loads quickly and effectively.

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PHPSESSID Non-persistent This cookie is used to store the individual session id of a user. This is required to determine whether a user is logged in to the website. Session data is also stored when a user is filling in a form, however the data is stored on the server and not in the cookie. (This cookie is ASP.NET_SessionID on .Net systems) thebarnetgroup.org
TS01237438 Non-persistent Used to enforce security policy by the host servers. thebarnetgroup.org
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Persistent These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our sites. In order to gather this information, we use software developed by Google called Google Analytics. To find out more, view Google’s privacy policy google.com
_hjIncludedInSample Persistent This session cookie is set to let Hotjar (an analytics tool) know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels.            hotjar.com
viewed_cookie_policy   The viewed_cookie_policy cookie is set to “yes” when the Cookie law info bar has been viewed and accepted thebarnetgroup.org
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Persistent These cookie is used to allow site administrators to remain logged in. thebarnetgroup.org

Third-Party Cookies

Please note that, where we embed content from third-party sites such as Flickr and YouTube, you may also have cookies from these third-party websites installed on your device. The Barnet Group does not control these cookies and you should check the privacy policy of the relevant website for more information.

Please also note that, if you use one of the ‘sharing tools’ on our website to share content using social networks, these social networks may install a cookie on your device. The Barnet Group does not control these cookies and you should check the privacy policy of the relevant website for more information.

Blocking Cookies

The majority of web browsers (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari etc.) will allow you to block cookies from being installed on your device via your browser settings.

Depending on your browser, further information can be obtained via the following links:

Mobile phone users may have to refer to their handset manual for details on how to block cookies using their mobile browser.

Please be aware that restricting the use of cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

Deleting Cookies

The majority of web browsers (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari etc.) will allow also allow you to delete selected / all cookies currently installed on your device.

Depending on your browser, further information can be obtained via the following links:

Similarly, mobile phone users may have to refer to their handset manual for details on how to delete cookies using their mobile browser.

Please note that this will usually only remove any cookies currently installed on your device; you must also change your browser settings (above) if you wish to prevent cookies being installed in future. Please be aware that deleting cookies already stored on your device may impact on the usability of our website.

Contact Details and Useful Information

This website is owned and operated by The Barnet Group. If you have any questions about our use of cookies and how we collect and store your data, then please contact info@thebarnetgroup.org.

For more information on cookies and how they work, please visitwww.allaboutcookies.org.