Information On Cookies

We use a small number of different cookies on our site.

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.

The list below describe the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for.

Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’, which means that we assume you are happy with this usage.

If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)

First Party Cookies

These are cookies that are set by this website directly.

Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. This Analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information.

We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. We therefore do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/privacyoverview.html

WordPress: Our websites runs the popular WordPressCMS and cookies are used to store basic data on your interactions with WordPress, and whether you have logged into WordPress.

Third Party Cookies

Users of the site who wish to share HLNY CRC’s content socially using Twitter may have cookies stored on their computers from these third party websites.

Cookies are collected from third party sites so that you can be logged in to your account on their site and share our content simply and easily.

For more information on the cookie policies of these third party sites, please visit their websites. You will be able to control the way cookies are used when you are signed into your accounts on these sites through the privacy settings they have made available to you.

Twitter Privacy Policy (https://twitter.com/privacy)

Prohibiting the Collection of Cookies

If you would like to prevent HLNY CRC from collecting cookies when you visit our site, please update your privacy settings in your browser. You can control the kinds of cookies you accept there.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy statement or terms of use you may contact us using the address below.

The Humberside, Lincolnshire and North Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company 8 Corporation Street Lincoln LN2 1HN

Email: communications@hlny.probation.gsi.gov.uk