To make this site simpler, we sometimes place small data files on your computer. These are known as cookies. Most big websites do this too. They improve things by:
- remembering settings, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
- remembering information you’ve given (eg your postcode) so you don’t need to keep entering it
- measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs.
By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.
Our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. They’re just here to make the site work better for you. Indeed, you can manage and/or delete these small files as you wish.
Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)
The following cookies are set by Google Analytic:
_utma (expires 2 years)
_utmb (expires 30 minutes)
_utmc (when you close the browser)
_utmz (expires 6 months)
These cookies are to gather information on how visitors use our website. With this information we create reports to help us improve our site. These cookies collect anonymous information including the number of visitors to the site, what pages they visited and when View Googles Privacy Notice
textsize (expires 30 minutes) Allows for adjustments to the font size on a web page.
We also collect information on the number of times particular search terms are used and the number of failed searches. We use this information to improve access to the site and to identify gaps in the information content so we can plan appropriate expansion of the system.
We use videos from YouTube and feeds from other websites such as Facebook and Twitter. These third party websites place cookies on your device when watching or viewing these pages.
Below are links to their cookie policies:
South Essex Homes handles information in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and Freedom of Information Act 2000 and is the data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act.
If you choose to send us personal information, we will use that information to respond to your enquiry and will only pass your details to another agency if it is required by law or that agency is relevant to your enquiry. We do not collect personal information for commercial purposes.
Links to other sites
Data Protection Officers, South Essex Homes, Civic Centre, Victoria Avenue, Southend on Sea, SS2 6FY
Or e mail firstname.lastname@example.org