Cookies

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Cookies are small anonymous text files that are placed on your computer, tablet or mobile phone by the websites that you visit. We are committed to only using cookies that are either essential (such as they are required to make something work) or that help us to make your experience of using our website better.

Cookies are categorised based on how they may affect your privacy. By using our website you consent to us sending you exempt or minimally intrusive cookies. If you choose to take steps to prevent these types of cookies our site may not perform well for you. Some examples of what these are and what they do are listed below.

Exempt (necessary) cookies

These are exempt from privacy regulations and are necessary for the core functions of our website.

They may -

  • identify you as being logged into a particular service
  • allow access to secure areas of the website
  • remember things like information you have entered into online forms when you navigate to different pages during a single visit

They will not -

  • gather information that could be used to advertise products or services to you
  • remember your preferences or username beyond your current visit (unless you request this)

Set by Hull City Council

Name System
  www.hullcc.gov.uk
anite_eforms_session Payments
firmstep2session Forms
session_number Library directory
ASP.NET_SessionId Licensing
JSESSIONID Planning Portal
JSESSIONID HomeSearch
EMUSESSID Museums collections
JSESSIONID GIS mapping
firmstep2session My Revenues and Benefits

AWSELB, PHPSESSID, SESSIONCHECK,
_utma, _utmb, _utmt, _utmz

myAccount
(Customer account)

Set by other organisations on our behalf (Third party cookies)

Name System
v3_cookie_LB Planning consultation
JSESSIONID Planning portal
JSESSIONID Events diary
PHPSESSID Webcasting
SSRV_AUTHENTICATION, SSRV_IDLE_SESSION Northgate Self Service

Minimally intrusive (performance) cookies

These have a minimal affect on your privacy.

They may -

  • provide statistics on how our website is used
  • give feedback to partners that one of our visitors also visited their website allowing our partners to improve their website
  • help us improve our website by measuring errors that occur
  • test different website designs
  • remember settings you've applied such as layout, text size, preferences and colours
  • know if we have already asked you to fill in a survey
  • show when you are logged in to services on our website
  • share information with partners to provide a service on our website - the information shared is only used to provide the service product or function and for no other purpose
  • help us to understand how effective our adverts are - this information is not used to target adverts to you either on our website or other websites

They will not -

  • gather information that could be used to advertise products or services to you on other websites
  • remember your preferences or username beyond your current visit (unless you request this)
  • target adverts to you on any other website

Set by Hull City Council

Name System
googtrans www.hullcc.gov.uk - translation function
textSize www.hullcc.gov.uk - resize text
_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmc, _utmv, _utmz www.hullcc.gov.uk - statistics
_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmc, _utmz www.hcandl.co.uk - library directory
firmstep2server Forms
firmstep2server My Revenues and Benefits

 

Set by other organisations on our behalf (Third party cookies)

Name System
_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmc, _utmv, _utmz Planning consultation
Javascripton, Ppvisitorid, BCSI-CS5B010A7A, Ppsessionid Planning portal
SESS[plus a random number here], has_js, BCSI-CS5B010A7A Petitions
_KBCookie_/hull/events/, BCSI-CS5B010A7A, Style Events diary

Moderately intrusive (targeting) cookies

These cookies have a greater effect on your privacy.

They may -

  • link to social networks like Facebook, who may subsequently use information about your visit to target advertising to you on other websites
  • provide advertising agencies with information on your visit so that they can present you with adverts that you may be interested in

Set by Hull City Council

Name System
None  

 

Set by other organisations on our behalf (3rd party cookies)

Name System
bt www.hullcc.gov.uk - sharing widget
di, dt, loc, psc, ssh, sshs, uid, BCSI-CS5B010A7A www.hullcc.gov.uk - AddThis - social media sharing widget
id, BCSI-CS5B010A7A www.hullcc.gov.uk - Google advertisements
act, c-user, csm, datr, fr, lu, p, presences, s, x-src, xs, BCSI-CS-22642B19A14AF668 Clued up website - Facebook 'like' box