Privacy Notice

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Whilst this website does not use cookies to store personal details, a cookie will be used to hold information regarding the web session (Session ID) you are currently using. Details are described below.


Name Purpose
ASPSESSIONID* For efficiency Active Server Pages (ASP) maintains a session only when session variables are used. To keep track of a session, ASP sends a cookie to the client. This cookie contains the client's session ID and is used when requesting the session variable from the Web server. When session variables are used, the session is maintained until the session times out or is abandoned.

This notice only applies to the Housing Services Portal and does not cover other components of the main website or other websites accessed via links.