Analytics and cookies
We use Google Analytics and Hotjar to collect information about how you use this site. We do this to make sure it’s meeting your needs and to understand how we can make the website work better.
Google Analytics stores information about what pages on this site you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on while you are here.
Hotjar sets cookies to help us track behaviour across pages and to control visitor polls. The cookies carry no personally identifiable information.
We do not collect or store any other personal information (eg your name or address) so this data cannot be used to identify who you are. Please read the full Hackney Privacy statement for further information.
Cookies are small anonymous text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. The Council is committed to only using cookies that are either essential (ie they are required to make something work) or that help us to make your experience of using the web site better.
The following cookies are used on this website:
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Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor interacts with a Survey invitation modal popup. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not re-appear if it has already been shown.
Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor completes a poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same poll does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.
Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site.
Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor submits their information in the Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the same form does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.
Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site.
Hotjar cookie. This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels.
This cookie is set when a visitor minimizes or completes Incoming Feedback. This is done so that the Incoming Feedback will load as minimized immediately if they navigate to another page where it is set to show.
Cookies set by third party websites
We sometimes embed video, images or other content from websites such as Vimeo, YouTube, Flickr and Twitter. We may also allow you to share links to content on our site with other websites by the use of ‘Share’ buttons.
As we have no control over the cookies set by these websites, please look at the relevant third party websites for more information.
Change cookie settings for this website
Most web browsers allow some control of cookies through the browser settings. Find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them.
Who to contact about data protection
Hackney Council is a data controller, registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office.
You can email our Data Protection Officer if you have any queries about your data – firstname.lastname@example.org.
For independent advice about data protection, privacy and data sharing issues, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) at:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 (national rate)