Sussex Housing & Care is committed to protecting your personal information. This page answers some important questions about how we use cookies and how this protects your personal details.

How does Sussex Housing & Care use cookies?

Cookies are small text files placed on a site visitor’s computer, which identify it to our server. Cookies don’t usually identify individual users and are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide analytical information to the owners of the site which is used to improve user experience.

You may delete and block most cookies from this site. Most web browsers allow some control of 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

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of this site.

List of the cookies used on Sussex Housing & Care’s site

This site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of our site. These cookies are used in aggregate form to improve the performance and user experience on our site. Google Analytics uses only first party cookies and collects no personally identifiable information.

Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By accepting cookies from this site, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

How to reject or delete this cookie

Cookies used to show how visitors use our site
Cookie name Expires Linked Information Functions
_utma 2 years Anonymous Gather information about site visitors in an anonymous form including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
_utmc On closing browser
_utmb 30 minutes
_utmz 6 months

Cookies used by VerseOne CMS, the software which powers this site:

VerseOne CMS uses a “session” cookie at all times. The purpose of this cookie is to maintain the state of the site in the effect of a your selected behaviours for the site as you navigate through it. Examples of these behaviours might be:

  • logging in to the site and staying logged in as you click around;
  • choosing a colour contrast stylesheet;
  • filling in a multi-page form.

This cookie also ensures that if the site is hosted in a load-balanced environment, your browsing session stays on the same server throughout your use of our site.

Session cookie profile
Cookie Type Expiry Linked information Functions
JSESSIONID Session Browser close Username Maintains state and request destination while browsing continues.

This cookie does not store any personal information about you, your computer, your visit, or your browsing history. No personal identifiable information is collected through the use of this cookie. After the end of your session (the browser tab or window is closed, or after you remain inactive in the site for a certain length of time), the cookie’s validity is destroyed and the browser removes the cookie from your computer.

For more information

Contact us via or call 01323 875240.