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Cookies are pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example:
• enabling a service to recognise your device 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 they can be made easier to use and there's enough capacity to ensure they are fast
• analysing anonymised data to help us understand how people interact with our services so we can make them better
3.1 Cookies for measuring performance of the website
By understanding how people use the website, we can make improvements to the navigation and content to make the site better and easier to access. We use Google Analytics and Click Dimensions to gather data on the number of people accessing this website, where they are accessing from, what pages they visit, and what technology they are using. Google Analytics and Click Dimensions cannot identify you personally, but does allow us to understand our users as a group, for example by recording what browsers are being used.
Google Analytics Cookies
_utma Typical content: randomly generated number 2 years
_utmb Typical content: randomly generated number 30 minutes
_utmc Typical content: randomly generated number when user exits browser
_utmz Typical content: randomly generated number and information about how the page was reached (eg directly or via a link, organic search or paid search) 6 months
__utmmobile Typical content: randomly generated number 2 years
For more information, please see Google Analytics’ cookies page.
Click Dimensions Cookies
cuvid This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to the site from that web browser. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits the site, a new __cuid cookie is written with a different visitor unique ID. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to the site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that the application uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure. 2 years from set/update.
cusid This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with the site. When a user views a page on the site, the script code attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. Each time a user visits a different page on the site, this cookie is updated to expire in 30 minutes, thus continuing a single session for as long as user activity continues within 30-minute intervals. This cookie expires when a user pauses on a page on the site for longer than 30 minutes. 30 minutes from set/update.
cuvon Used to signal the last time a visitor viewed a page. 30 minutes from set/update
For more information, please see Click Dimensions’ cookies page.
3.2 Cookies for your security
3.3 Cookies for managing your current visit
To remember who you are as you move from page to page of the website, particularly after logging in to a service. We use a number of "session" cookies which may include "fw-session" and "ASPSessionIDrandomletters". These store your session ID to allow the site to recognise your movement around the site as being from one computer. These cookies expire when you close your browser or log out, and contain no personal information about you.
3.4 Cookies to support specific elements of the site
3.5 Cookies set by other websites through this site
We want to provide interesting and engaging content on our website. On a number of pages we embed media such as YouTube videos. The suppliers of these services may also set cookies on your device when you visit the pages where we have used this type of content. These are known as 'third-party' cookies. We do not control how a third party uses their cookies. You should check these third party websites' privacy policies for more information about their cookies if you are concerned about this.
4 How to Control and Delete Cookies