Last updated: 5 February 2024

Next review: 5 February 2025

Cookies are small files saved on your phone, tablet or computer when you visit a website.

We use cookies on our sites to:

  • Store information needed to make the site work properly​
  • Remember your preferences and data you’ve given (for example, your address) so you don’t need to keep entering it
  • Find out how people are using the site

Our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally.

Unless the law allows us to, we do not:

  • Share any of the data we collect about you with others, or
  • Use this data to identify individuals

Cookies on this site: Essential cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features.

List of essential cookies set by this website.
Name Description Provider Expiration
AI_buffer Used in context with the "AI_buffer" in order to limit the number of data-server-updates (Azure). This synergy also allows the website to detect any duplicate data-server-updates.  Microsoft Power BI Session
AI_sentBuffer Used in context with the "AI_buffer" in order to limit the number of data-server-updates (Azure). This synergy also allows the website to detect any duplicate data-server-updates.  Microsoft Power BI Session
ARRAffinity Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times. Microsoft Power BI Session
ARRAffinitySameSite Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times. Microsoft Power BI Session
ARRAffinitySameSite Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times. Microsoft Power BI Session
ARRAffinitySameSite Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times. Microsoft Power BI Session
CONSENT Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR-compliance of the website.   YouTube 2 years
device This cookie is used to determine which type of device the visitor is using, so the website can be properly formatted. Council website 1 day
device_type Determines the device used to access the website. This allows the website to be formatted accordingly.  Council website 1 day
has_js Registers whether or not the user has activated JavaScript in the browser. Council website Session
Recite_Session Used in context with the website’s read-out-loud function. The cookie remembers which content is being read-out ReciteMe Session
t Cookie used and needed by govDelivery Granicus GovDelivery Persistent
waltham-forest-council_cookiecontrol Used by cookie message banner to record whether a user has seen it's message. Council website 3 months

Personalisation cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name or language) and provide enhanced, more personal features.

List of personalisation cookies set by this website.
Name Description Provider Expiration
`` Used by Microsoft PowerBI to store setting information and user preferences. Microsoft Power BI Persistent
yt-remote-cast-available Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video YouTube Session
yt-remote-cast-installed Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video YouTube Session
yt-remote-connected-devices Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video YouTube Persistent
yt-remote-device-id Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video YouTube Persistent
yt-remote-fast-check-period Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video YouTube Session
yt-remote-session-app Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video YouTube Session
yt-remote-session-name Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video YouTube Session

Analytics cookies

These cookies help us understand how the website is working, how people interact with it, and whether there may be technical issues.

List of analytics cookies set by this website.
Name Description Provider Expiration
_ga Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Google Analytics 2 years
_gat Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate Google Analytics 1 day
_gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Google Analytics 1 day
collect Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Google Analytics Session
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos. YouTube 179 days
vuid Collects data on the user's visits to the website Vimeo 2 years
WFESessionId Stores data on the time spent on the website and its sub-pages Microsoft Power BI Session
YSC Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. YouTube Session
yt.innertube::nextId Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. YouTube Persistent
yt.innertube::requests Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. YouTube Persistent

Marketing cookies

These cookies are used to deliver marketing that is more relevant to you and your interests. They may also be used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement or information, and measure the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns.

List of marketing cookies set by this website.
Name Description Provider Expiration
i/jot Sets a unique ID for the visitor, that allows third party advertisers to target the visitor with relevant advertisement. This pairing service is provided by third party advertisement hubs, which facilitates real-time bidding for advertisers. Twitter Session
NID Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads. Google Search 6 months
SRM_B Tracks the user’s interaction with the website’s search-bar-function. This data can be used to present the user with relevant products or services.      Microsoft Bing 1 year

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