Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device by websites that you visit. They are widely used to make websites work or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website. Some of this information will be aggregated or statistical, which means you will not be identified individually.
Cookies used on our website
Our website uses two types of cookies:
The table below provides more information about the cookies we use and why:
|Universal Analytics (Google)||_ga, _gat, _gid||Used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data
|Load Balancer||AWSELB||To direct web page requests to multiple servers. This cookie ensures that a visitor always gets directed to the same server, which ensures correct website behaviour.||Yes|
|Wordfence||wfvt_, wordfence_verifiedHuman||This is a security plugin to help distinguish between malicious visitors to the website and genuine people||Yes|
The above cookies will only be accessed by us and the named third parties for the above purposes and will not be accessed by any other third party.
You may be able to change your Internet browser settings so that cookies (including required cookies) are not accepted. If you do this, you may lose some of the functionality of our website.
You can find out how to manage cookies on popular Internet browsers by clicking on the following links:
To find information relating to other browsers, please visit the Internet browser developer’s website.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
We have appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO), Daradjeet Jagpal, who ensures we comply with data protection laws. If you have any questions about this statement or how we hold or use your personal information, please contact the DPO by: e-mail at email@example.com; telephone on 07465 252 182; or writing to: The Data Protection Officer, Angus Housing Association Limited, 93 High Street, Arbroath, DD11 1DP.
You can contact us by: e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org; telephone on 0345 177 22 44; or writing to: Angus Housing Association Limited, 93 High Street, Arbroath, DD11 1DP.
If you would like to receive this policy in alternative format, for example, audio, large print or braille, please contact our DPO.
Updates to this policy
We may update this policy at any time, and you should check our website occasionally to ensure you are aware of the most recent version that will apply each time you access our website.
Last updated: September 2022