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Our cookies fall into three categories:
- Strictly necessary – required for the website to display and work correctly
- Statistics – to help website owners understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously
- Marketing – used to track visitors across websites to display adverts that are relevant and engaging for the individual user
The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
|Preferences cookie||Strictly necessary||language||Remembers the user’s selected language version of a website||End of browsing session|
|Google Analytics||Statistics||_ga _gat _gid _dc_gtm_ _utm.gif||These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use this information to compile reports and help us improve the website.
The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from, and the pages they have visited.
For more information read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding of data.
|Google Analytics||Marketing||collect||Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels||End of browsing session|
|Twitter feed widget||Strictly necessary||i/jot||To provide social media features||End of browsing session|
|Twitter feed widget||Strictly necessary||i/jot/syndication||To provide social media features||End of browsing session|
|Local storage||Strictly necessary||@@history/@@scroll|#||HTML local storage||Persistant|
|Slideshare||Statistics||_utma, _uv_id||Data used by Google Analytics. Collects data on the number of times a visitor has visited the site as well as dates for the first and the most recent visit, and which pages were read||24 months|
|Slideshare||Statistics||_utmb, _utmc||Registered timestamp for the exact time of when a user accessed the site, and throttles the speed of user requests to the server. Used by Google Analytics||End of browsing session|
|Slideshare||Statistics||_utmz||Collects data on where the user came from, search engine used and link clicked on. Used by Google Analytics||6 months|
|Scorecard Research||Marketing||UID, UIDR||Collects information of the user and his/her movement, such as timestamp for visits, most recently loaded pages and IP address. The data is used by the marketing research network – Scorecard Research – to analyse traffic patterns and carry out surveys to help their clients better understand their customer’s preferences||24 months|
|Slideshare||Unclassified||images/1×1.gif||Unclassified||End of browsing session|
|Civictrees.co.uk||Unclassified||nm_transient_id||Unclassified||End of browsing session|
|Slideshare||Unclassified||SERVERID||Unclassified||End of browsing session|
|Slideshare||Statistics||_utmt||Throttles speeds of server requests||End of browsing session|
Changes to our cookies policy
We keep our cookies policy under regular review and we will provide any updates on this web page. This cookies policy was last updated on 11th May 2018.