Privacy and cookies
You can use the Norfolk Community Directory to browse or search for services, groups and activities, anonymously. If you choose to creat an account (eg to save favourites etc), the personal information you are asked to supply on your registration form ("Your
Personal Data"), will be used as follows: (i) to administer your registration and Account; (ii) in making decisions about whether Content you submit should be accepted, rejected or used. Your Personal Data will be kept private and confidential, and will
If you choose to provide information for our directory, you are responsible for keeping that information up to date. You should be aware that this is a public directory and users can share this information via email or on social networking sites, like Facebook. We may share directory record(s) with other councils (eg Suffolk County Council) to use on their own service directories. In turn, we include information from other councils on the Norfolk Community Directory to enhance the breadth of information we provide. By publishing a record on the Norfolk Community Directory, providers are consenting to their information being shared in this way.
Below is a list of the cookies which are used on the Norfolk Community Directory and why, and what would happen if you disable them.
|Where it is used||Name||Purpose||Data stored by cookie||Duration of cookie||More information|
|Managing your current visit||ASP.NET_SessionId||Stores the user's session ID to allow the site to recognise your movement around the site as being from one computer||Information about the user’s current session||Expires at the end of the session (when you close your browser)||Without this cookie, much of the website’s functionality would be impaired, such as searching and filtering results, navigation breadcrumbs, etc|
|Managing your shortlist||Shortlist||Records the services the user has added to their shortlist||The IDs of the services in the shortlist||One year||Without this cookie the user would not be able to add services to their shortlist or have them be persisted there between visits to the site|
|Logging in to the Administrative area||sqlAuthCookie||Records that the user has successfully logged into their MarketPlace account||An encrypted authentication key||Expires at the end of the session (when you close your browser).||
Without this cookie the user would not be able to log in to the website
|Logging in to the public area of the MarketPlace||sqlAuthCookie||Records that the user has successfully logged into their MarketPlace account||An encrypted authentication key||Expires at the end of the session (when you close your browser)||Without this cookie the user would not be able to log in to the website|
|Remembering your search options||
|Records the user’s advanced search options so that they can be recalled when refining the search or navigating back to the homepage||The search field (encoded in the name of the cookie) and the value chosen||Expires at the end of the session (when you close your browser)||Without this cookie the user’s advanced search options would not be remembered between page views|
|Text size accessibility widget||TEXT-SIZE||Records the user’s preference of text size so that it is persisted between pages and visits to the site||Small, medium or large||Permanent||Without this cookie the text size will reset with every page visited|
|Social media sharing buttons||__atuvc, _atshc, _conv_r, _conv_v, bt, bt2, di2, dt, loc, ssc, ssh, sshs, uid, um, uvc||Ensures the user sees the updated count if they share a page and return to it before the button’s share count cache is updated on the server||Information on the share buttons the user has clicked||Up to two years||These cookies are part of a third-party social media widget used by the MarketPlace, produced by a company called AddThis. No data from these cookies are sent back to AddThis and disabling cookies would cause unexpected behaviour for users|
|CQC Widget||ki_s, ki_t, ki_u, duplicates of the Google Analytics cookies (_ga, __utma, __utmz)||The “ki_...” cookies are used by CQC via a third party company called Qualaroo to occasionally offer in-page surveys. See the Google Analytics entry for more details on their purpose, data and duration||The Qualaroo cookies store whether you have been shown a survey already||The Qualaroo cookies last 5 years|
|Google Translate||googtrans||Records the choice if the user has used the Google Translate widget to change the language of the page||A code representing the language chosen||Expires at the end of the session (when you close your browser)||Without this cookie the translation would be disabled with every page visited|
|Google Analytics||_ga, _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz||Together these cookies record how many people are using the website and how they move around the site once they've arrived. This helps us monitor how the website is used so that we can see where to make improvements and ensure a good service is provided||
This page was last updated on 10 May 2018
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