Privacy and Cookies


In the limited circumstances where Northgate needs to store information on your local computer we will generally use cookies t

In the limited circumstances where self service products supplied by Northgate Public Services need to store information on your local computer we will generally use cookies to do this. 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.

 

Where the self service product does not require logon or session security, then no cookies are required.

 

This self service product requires session security and for this purpose the cookie described below is essential for the operation of the website.

 

Should you choose to disable the use of cookies in your browser, then the self service product will not work. The product requires access to information stored in the cookie detailed below to maintain session security during the application process.

 

Further information on our use of cookies is supplied below.

 

Cookie

Name

Purpose

Essential site cookie to maintain session security until the browser is closed

BBSS_AUTHENTICATION

This is an unencrypted cookie containing a unique number that identifies the session within the self service product.

 

This cookie is created automatically when the user begins a self service session.

 

This cookie is deleted when the user closes the browser.

 

 

This notice only applies to the self service products supplied by Northgate Public Services, and does not cover other components of the website or links within this site linking to other websites.