Cookie Policy

Cookie Usage
What are cookies?

Cookies are small files placed on your computer, smartphone, tablet, or other device when you access websites on the internet.

Cookies are commonly used by websites to retain information on how visitors have interacted with the site, for example to record a change in settings or adding an item to an online shopping basket.

If you would like to know more about cookies including how to control or delete them, we recommend reading the ICO’s guidance: https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/.

Why does the Tai Tarian website use cookies?
Tai Tarian uses cookies to:

  • Collect anonymous information on how visitors interact with the website.
  • Remember accessibility preferences.
  • Remember cookie preferences.
  • Allow interactive parts of the website to function, including menus and online forms.
  • 3rd party cookies.


What cookies are used by this website?

Google Analytics

Tai Tarian uses Google Analytics to help make sure that the website is meeting the needs of visitors and highlight areas for improvement.

The information that Tai Tarian receives from Google Analytics is anonymous, meaning Tai Tarian cannot use it to identify you or the device you used to access the website with. However Google may collect some data that could identify you or your device, such as an IP Address. If you are logged into a Google Account the data Google collects from this website might be linked to that account.

For more information on how Google uses the data they collect from this site, please refer to: https://policies.google.com/privacy/partners?hl=en-GB&gl=uk

Google Analytics uses a number of cookies monitor how visitors interact with the site. Details of the cookies used by Google Analytics can be found here: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage


Accessibility Preferences

The Tai Tarian website allows visitors to increase the size of the font or change to a high visibility view of the site.

If a change is made to an accessibility control then a cookie is used to remember the change, this cookie is required to prevent the visitor from having to make the change again on each visit to the site. Accessibility cookies will only be added to your device if you change the accessibility controls away from their default settings.

The cookies used to remember accessibility preferences do not store any information that could be used to identify you or the device used to access the Tai Tarian website.

Cookie Preferences
To meet EU regulation a popup message is shown to new visitors to the Tai Tarian website informing them that the site uses cookies, a cookie is used to remember if the visitor has closed this message so it is not shown to them again in future.

The cookies used to remember cookie preferences do not store any information that could be used to identify you or the device used to access the Tai Tarian website.

Interactive Functionality
Some interactive elements on the Tai Tarian website require session cookies to function. This includes, but is not limited to, our online forms such as the Contact Us form or the Apply for Housing form and the In This Section menus found in many of the pages on this website.

These cookies are used to track a visitor’s interaction with the element, for instance to ensure the information provided on an online form are not lost before it is submitted.

These interactive elements use session cookies which are stored temporarily on your device and deleted after you close the web browser. These cookies do not store any information that could be used to identify you or the device used to access the Tai Tarian website.

3rd Party Cookies
Pages on the Tai Tarian website may use features from other websites that use cookies. Tai Tarian have no control over these 3rd party cookies and is unable to block or prevent them without removing the feature from the site.

This section contains information on the 3rd parties that might save cookies on your machine while you are visiting the Tai Tarian website.

Twitter
Most pages on the Tai Tarian website include a feature which displays the timeline for Tai Tarian’s Twitter account. Twitter may use cookies as part of this feature.

Details of how Twitter uses cookies can be found here: https://help.twitter.com/en/rules-and-policies/twitter-cookies 

3rd Party Websites
Some pages on the Tai Tarian website will include links to pages of websites controlled by other organisations. By clicking one of these links you are leaving the Tai Tarian website and entering a separate website controlled by a 3rd party.

These 3rd party websites are controlled by their respective owners and Tai Tarian has no control over the cookies used on those websites.

Please refer to the external website’s privacy or cookie policy for more information on what information they collect with cookies.

How to control the cookies used on this website
The majority of cookies used by the Tai Tarian website are to improve the visitor’s experience and store no information that could be used to identify them.

If you wish to stop the website from loading cookies on to your device, please refer to your web browser’s cookie settings.

Alternatively you can load your browser in an anonymous usage mode (called “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Incognito” for Google Chrome, or “Private Browsing” in Safari or Firefox). Any cookies created by the website when in this mode will be removed from your device after the browser is closed.

Disabling Google Analytics Tracking
If you would like to disable tracking by Google Analytics, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.