Privacy and Cookies

You can visit our site without telling us who you are or giving us any personally identifiable information.

East Herts Council does not capture and store any personal information about individuals who access this web site, except where you voluntarily choose to give us your personal details via email, or by using an electronic form, or enquiring about any of our services.

Any personal data provided to East Herts Council will be used for providing you with the information or service you have requested. We do not pass any of your personal data to outside organisations and/or individuals, except with your express consent or where required for the purposes of fraud detection or prevention. We do not collect personal information for commercial purposes (e.g – we do not sell information to other companies or organisations) .

Types of Cookies we use

The East Herts Garden Waste website uses only essential cookies which are required for the operation of the website. The cookies in use are:

Purpose Description of Cookie Cookie Name
Essential cookie Tells the site whether you have dismissed the cookie popup or not, so it remembers to not show it to you again whilst you browse the site. eastherts_cookie
Essential cookieIf you create an account on the website and sign in, this cookie stores your authentication details.wordpress_[hash]
Essential cookieSimilarly to the previous cookie, this cookie is active once you have signed in to the site (if you create an account) and remembers that you are logged in, and who you are. This allows you to navigate the Account area of the website and see your own account details.wordpress_logged_in_[hash]
Essential cookieThis checks if cookies are enabled on the browser to provide appropriate user experience to the users.wordpress_test_cookie
Non-essential cookie Used by our third party software, Google Analytics, to identify unique users anonymously. It allows us to compile anonymous statistics of usage of this website, such a number of page views. _ga and _ga_1CPRFJDNDR