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  • What cookies does the Your Homes Newcastle Website use?

    The cookies used on the Your Homes Newcastle website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide:  

    Category 1: Strictly necessary cookies:
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    These are the cookies used on our site: 

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    Google Analytics

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    These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

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    Cookie Banner

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    Firm Step

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    Cookies used by YHN’s Firmstep https://www.firmstep.com/

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