Cookies

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 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 essential 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 (essential) 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

COOKIE

DESCRIPTION

DURATION / TYPE

__tlbcpv

Used to record unique visitor views of the cookie consent banner.

1 year

has_js

Used by Drupal to indicate whether or not the visitor's browser has JavaScript enabled

Session

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

Third party applications provide key functionality such as mapping, payments, and forms.

COOKIE

APPLICATION or DESCRIPTION

DURATION or TYPE

ASP.NET_SessionId

Online payments

Session

BIGipServerPOOL_A8

   

.ASPAUTH

Authentication Cookie

 

CookieAccepted

User accepted cookies on the site

 

__RequestVerificationToken

Token for a form on page to ensure it’s the right form being posted back

 

SSRV_AUTHENTICATION

Housing Self Service
(www.hullcc.gov.uk/selfserv-live/pls/houlive_selfserv/)

Session

SSRV_IDLE_SESSION

   

ORA_WWV_APP_12009

   

ORG_LANG

   

_trunk_session

eNewsletter sign up

Session

ASP.NET_SessionId

myAccount
(myaccount.hull.gov.uk)

Session

FedAuth

   

_InfoPath_CanaryValue

   

_InfoPath_Sentinel

   

PageMode

   

WSS_FullScreenMode

   

ASP.NET_SessionId

My Hull Maps
(maps.hull.gov.uk/)
The My Maps cookies are used to remember visitor’s choices of map layers, selections, and address when moving between panels and options

Session

astun

 

30 days

astun:baseMap

 

1 month

astun:currentLocation

 

30 days

astun:mapSource

 

1 month

astun:mapView

 

1 month

astun:panelsAccordionStatus

 

30 days

astun:panelsCollapseStatus

 

30 days

astun:previousLocation

 

1 month

astun:rLayers_[profile_identifier]

 

1 month

astun:vLyrs_ish_[profile_identifier]

 

1 month

atMyCouncil

 

1 month

atLocation

 

30 days

astun:layerPanelOpenGroups

 

1 month

myAlerts

 

90 days

     

ASP.NET_SessionId

Online recruitment
(www.hullcc.gov.uk/jobs)
These cookies relate to user account authentication and searches

Session

SearchCriteria

 

1 hour

BookmarkedJobsNotLoggedIn

   

HighContrast

Accessibility option

1 hour

JobBookmarkReturnUrl

   

BookmarkedJobs

 

Session

WEBSITE_USER

 

Session

WEBSITE_AUTH

 

Session

CT_CookiePolicyAccepted

Cookies policy popup

5 years

InternalJobsCookie

 

Session

Non essential cookies

These cookies are not vital for site usage, but can help to provide a better user experience, or provide information that we can use to improve the website.

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
  • 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
  • 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)

Analytics and Google cookies set by Hull City Council

COOKIE

DESCRIPTION

DOMAIN

DURATION or TYPE

#collect

Sends data such as visitor’s behaviour and device to Google Analytics. It is able to keep track of the visitor across marketing channels and devices. It is a pixel tracker type cookie whose activity lasts within the browsing session.

hull.gov.uk

Session pixel tracker

_gat

This cookies is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.

hull.gov.uk

1 minute

gid

This cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected is anonymous.

hull.gov.uk

1 day

_ga

The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, and campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors

hull.gov.uk

2 years

_gat_gtag_UA_XXXXX

Google uses this cookie to distinguish users. – the value is different for each third party application that has Google Analytics plugged in

hull.gov.uk

 

_utma

Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit.

myaccount.hull.gov.uk

 

_utmb

Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.

myaccount.hull.gov.uk

 

_utmc

Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit

myaccount.hull.gov.uk

 

 

_utmt

Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server

myaccount.hull.gov.uk

 

_utmz

Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used.

myaccount.hull.gov.uk

 

Local storage

 

myaccount.hull.gov.uk

 

Non-essential third party cookies

COOKIE

DESCRIPTION

WEBSITE

DURATION or TYPE

_gat

Google Analytics
Used to throttle the request rate limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites

Connect To Support
hull.connecttosupport.org

10 minutes

gid

Google Analytics

 

1 day

_ga

Google Analytics
Used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. Included in each page request and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data

 

2 years

assist_accessWidget

   

3 months

_gat

Google Analytics

Local Offer Hull
hull.mylocaloffer.org

1 minute

gid

Google Analytics

 

1 day

_ga

Google Analytics

 

2 years

_gat_gtag_UA_XXXXX

Google Analytics - site identifier

   

gid

Google Analytics

Housing Self Service
www.hullcc.gov.uk/selfserv-live/pls/houlive_selfser/

 

_ga

Google Analytics

   

_gat_gtag_UA_XXXXX

Google Analytics

   

gid

Google Analytics

Online recruitment
www.hullcc.gov.uk/jobs

 

_ga

Google Analytics

   

_gat_gtag_UA_XXXXX

Google Analytics

   

_utma

Google Analytics

GovDelivery
public.govdelivery.com

 

_utmb

Google Analytics

   

_utmc

Google Analytics

   

_utmt

Google Analytics

   

_utmz

Google Analytics

   

[ACCOUNTCODE-env]-ep.GOVDHideGDPRCookiePolicyMessage (x2)

This cookie enables users to dismiss the Cookie Policy messages that GovDelivery displays on its pages

   

di2

Used to operate the AddThis sharing platform on the eNewsletter shared bulletin pages

   

ouid

Used to operate the AddThis sharing platform on the eNewsletter shared bulletin pages

   

uid

Used to operate the AddThis sharing platform on the eNewsletter shared bulletin pages

   

vc

Used to operate the AddThis sharing platform on the eNewsletter shared bulletin pages

   

GPS

Collects user data which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors

Youtube.com

 

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

Tracks user preferences for embedded videos. It can also determine whether the website visitor is using the new or old version of the Youtube interface.    

YSC

Tracks views of embedded videos    

IDE

Google marketing

Doubleclick.net