What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file downloaded on to your phone, tablet or computer when you visit a website. Cookies allow websites to recognise your device when you make a return visit.
We use several types of cookies on the Noteable website. Some are essential, like cookies that make sure our website works properly with your browser. They always need to be on.
Some cookies you can opt out of or block completely. Opting out or blocking these cookies might affect how the website looks or works for you.
There are three reasons why a cookie might be stored on your device when visiting https://edindexhousing.co.uk/
- Cookies that make the website work properly for you and enable you to make use of the secure online services that we provide.
- Cookies that collect data about your use of the website which is then anonymised and used to help us improve our online services.
- Cookies that are placed by third party services we make use of, to enhance the information we present online. We have no control over these third-party cookies.
Strictly necessary cookies
Some cookies we place on your browser ensure that the service and sites delivers you information and services securely and optimally. You must accept these cookies to be able to make use of our online systems and access the EdIndex website.
Some cookies enable websites to remember choices their users make, for example, username, language or text size. These cookies are known as “functionality cookies” and help to improve a user’s experience of a website by providing a more personalised service.
We currently use no functional cookies for the EdIndex service.
We currently use no performance cookies for the EdIndex service.
Third party cookies
We currently use no third party services, or cookies, with the EdIndex service.
Cookies in the service
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How to block cookies
Most browsers allow some control of cookies through browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org (opens in a new tab) or www.allaboutcookies.org (opens in a new tab).