Information about Cookies*
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the 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.allaboutcookies.org
Cookies on Our Website
The N.I. Housing Executive website implemented March 2019 was developed using the Kentico EMS software solution, delivering enhanced functionality and personalised features to help provide relevant information to website visitors.
The Kentico solution includes a range of cookies to deliver system functionality. These are categorised under 4 levels:
1. System Cookies
These are the minimum cookies required for the website to work and to remember whether the user allows cookies or not.
2. Essential Cookies
These are the cookies required for website functionality but excluding tracking cookies. Some website features will not be available to visitors restricting cookie access to Essential Only.
3. Editor Cookies
These are cookies set for website administrators & editors to manage and update the website. These cookies are applied only to website visitors with a website updating role – primarily NIHE staff and authorised partners.
4. Visitor Cookies
These are used to deliver personalised marketing information and enhanced functionality to website visitors eg remembering if the visitor is new or returning to the site, promoting relevant information based on previous website visits & interactions etc. This relates to the Accept All Cookies setting.
The table below lists the cookies used by the Kentico EMS as at December 06, 2017. The cookie list can be viewed on the Kentico website at https://docs.kentico.com/x/Bg4bB
The YouTube video web part and widget make use of corresponding YouTube cookies.
Google Analytics cookies
Google Analytics is a free Web analytics service that provides statistics and basic analytical tools for search engine optimization (SEO) and marketing purposes.
The analytics generated provide useful anonymised insight into user journeys through the website and their interactions with it (e.g. the most & least popular pages, search terms used etc).
This can be used to identify areas of most interest to visitors and to assist in making this information more accessible to visitors. The analytics are provided on a summarised – individuals cannot be identified.
Reach Deck - Web Accessibility Tool
This website uses ReachDeck, an accessibility and reading support add-on that helps you to read the content. To learn more visit their website and read about:
You can read more about the features available through Reach Deck on this website in our section on:
Addthis Social Media Integration Tools (links to Facebook/ Twitter etc)
AddThis is the world’s largest content sharing platform, providing tools that make it easier to share content across the social web (eg share to facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc).