Department for Communities Cookies Policy
When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable.
Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information
on your computer, mobile phone or tablet. These are known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify
What are cookies?
Cookies are used to improve services for you by:
·enabling a service to recognise your computer so
you don't have to give the same information several times during one task
·recognising that you may already have given a username
and password so you don't need to do it for every web page requested
·measuring how many people are using services, so
that popular services can be made easier and faster to use
·analysing anonymous data to help us understand how
people interact with government services so we can make them better
What do cookies look like?
If you click on a cookie you'll see a short string of text and numbers.
The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the website server that gave you
JobcentreOnline uses the following cookies. The information below provides
more details about why we use them and how long they will last.
We use Webtrends to collect information about how people use the JobcentreOnline
website. We do this to make sure it’s meeting people's needs and to understand how we could meet those
Webtrends store information about what pages you visit, how long you
are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store your personal details
such as your name or address. We cannot identify who you are.
We do not allow Webtrends to use or share any information we collect
with other third parties.
|WT_FPC||randomly generated number including your anonymised public IP address||2 years|
user has successfully completed a reCaptcha check, to prevent automatic data capture by other websites,
.which appears when a first vacancy is being viewed and does not reappear until 30 minutes have passed.
|JCOLJobDetails||randomly generated number||30 minutes|
JobcentreOnline provides links to tools and services offered by websites
owned by Northern Ireland government and other public sector organisations. The list is currently being
updated and will be published when DfC NI gathers more information from the government departments and
organisations it works with.
How to manage your cookies
about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by JobcentrreOnline or
any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. Your browser is the way you access
the internet eg Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari. The 'Help' function within your browser should tell
you how you can restrict or block cookies.
For information on how to restrict or block cookies on the browser of
your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.
Alternatively, you will also find details on how to restrict or delete
cookies on a wide variety of browsers, as well as more general information about cookies, on the About
Cookies website through the following link.
·Find out more at About Cookies website
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the way our website
works for you.