- remember the notifications you’ve seen so that we don’t show them to you again
- measure how you use this website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
Find out more about how to manage cookies.
|viewed_cookie_policy||Saves a message to let us know that you have seen our cookie message.||1 year|
Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)
We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use our website. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.
Google Analytics stores information about:
- the pages you visit and how long you spend on each page
- how you got to the site
- what you click on while you’re visiting the site
Google Analytics sets the following cookies:
|_utma||Determines the number of unique visitors to the site.||2 years|
|_utmb||This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on our site.||30 minutes|
|_utmc||This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser.||when you close your browser|
|_utmz||This provides information about how you reached the site (eg from another website or a search engine).||6 months|
|GDS_successEvents and GDS_analyticsTokens||These help us identify how you our website so we can make it better.||4 months|