We puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.
Cookies are used to:
Cookies aren’t used to identify you personally.
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We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use the site. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users
Google Analytics stores information about:
We don’t collect or store your personal information (eg your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.
We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
Google Analytics sets the following cookies:
|_ga||This helps us count how many people visit by tracking if you have visited before||2 years|
|_utma||Like _ga, this lets us know if you’ve visited before, so we can count how many of our visitors are new to the site or to a certain page||2 years|
|_utmb||This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on the site||30 minutes|
|_utmc||This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser||when you close your browser|
|_utmz||This tells us how you reached the site (like from another website or a search engine)||6 months|
|analytics_nextpage_call||This lets us know the next page you visit on the site, so we can make journeys better||when you close your browser|
|GDS_successEvents and GDS_analyticsTokens||These help us identify how you use the site so we can make the site better||4 months|