When users enter the website of Four Housing their computer will be issued with ‘cookies’. Cookies are text files which identify a user’s computer. The websites create ‘session cookies’ to store some of the functionality and preferences of users navigating the websites. Cookies themselves do not identify data about the user but identify only the computer that is used. Session cookies are removed from your computer after visiting the websites. However, third party cookies may persist.
Four Housing uses third party cookies from Google Analytics to measure and analyse usage of the website so they can improve the service delivered to their customers. The information gathered about your computer will include:
- IP address
- Pages visited on the website
- Browser type
- Operating system
This data will not be used to identify any user uniquely.
Cookies used on our sites:
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