Using your personal information
Any personal information you give us is held securely and will be used only for council purposes. Information collected for one purpose may be used for another purpose by the council unless there are legal restrictions preventing this. Using your information in this way helps us to deliver more efficient services that can be tailored to your needs and preferences. We will not share your information with third parties for commercial or marketing purposes.
We may share your personal information with other agencies (for example law enforcement agencies) where the law requires us to or where it is appropriate to support our duty to protect public funds and/or detect and prevent fraud.
For more information about how your information is used, how we maintain the security of your information, and your rights to find out what information we hold about you please look at our Information Charter.
A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer's hard disk so that the website can remember who you are.
A cookie normally contains the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the "lifetime" of the cookie, and a value (usually a randomly generated unique number).
When you visit our website we might need to send you a cookie. Cookies may be used in the following ways:
- To help us recognise you, so you do not have to re-key your registration details
- To help us recognise you as a unique visitor (just a number) when you return to our website
- To compile anonymous statistics that allow us to understand how users use our site and so help us improve it. We cannot identify you personally from this information.
The cookies we use do not contain any information which can identify you personally.
Cookies used on this website
- Google Analytics (measuring website usage)
The information we get from Google Analytics helps us ensure this website is meeting users’ needs and to help us understand how we could do it better.
The following cookies are set by Google Analytics:
|Cookie name||What it does||When it expires|
|_ga||randomly generated number||2 years|
For further information on how Google Analytics collects and uses data see the Google Privacy Statement in the external links section below.
- Display Advertising Features
We also use Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting which uses data from the Google Display Advertising Network. We use aggregate data provided by this service (such as age, gender and interests) to better understand our website audience and adjust our communications appropriately. If you would like to opt out of Google Demographics and Interest Reporting you can change your Google settings here (external link).
- Third party hosted websites
We have approached the suppliers of those systems for more details and will post those details here in due course.
Disabling / enabling cookies
You can accept or decline cookies by changing the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled. In order to block or delete cookies, check the Help menu of your internet browser and type in delete cookies or block cookies to find a step by step process of how to do this.
- More information on enabling cookies (external link).
To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit AboutCookies.org (external link).
The use of Haringey Council's email system may be monitored and emails read to make sure the system is operating properly, to block spam, viruses or illegal/harmful content, and for other lawful purposes.
Email newsletters and alerts
If you subscribe to an email alert service from Haringey Council, we will only use the email address you provide for that service. Clear instructions on how to unsubscribe will be available in each email.
We will only use an email address you provide for the purpose(s) that you provided it for, and will not pass this to any third party organisation without your prior consent.
Your comments please
It is important to us that you feel you can trust our online systems. We therefore welcome any comments / doubts / suggestions you may have. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org