Cookies

When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

These 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 govt services so we can make them better

Cookies used on our website

Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics. It installs cookies to help us identify errors and accurately estimate visitor numbers. These cookies do not collect personal data about visitors to our website.

_ga
Purpose: The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
Duration: two years

_gid
Purpose: The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number of visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.
Duration: one day

_gat
Purpose: This cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites
Duration: One minute

1P_JAR

Purpose: This group of cookies set a unique ID to remember your preferences and other information such as website statistics and track conversion rates. Google’s policies can be viewed at https://policies.google.com/technologies/types

Duration: One month

For more information on cookies used by this website please contact us.

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First party cookies

__cfduid
Purpose: The cookie is used by cdn services like CloudFare to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.
Duration: One month

Cookie control
Purpose: This cookie is installed by Civic to control the Civik feature, on whether to allow cookies to be stored or not
Duration: 90 days

Third party cookies

lang

Purpose:This cookie is set by LinkedIn. This cookie is used to store the language preferences of a user to serve up content in that stored language the next time user visit the website.

Duration: Session

Bcookie

Purpose: This cookie is set by LinkedIn. The purpose of the cookie is to enable LinkedIn functionalities on the page.

Duration: Two years

Lidc

Purpose: This cookie is set by LinkedIn and used for routing.

Duration: One day

UserMatchHistory

Purpose: This cookie is set by LinkedIn. Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor’s preferences.

Duration: One month

AnalyticsSyncHistory

Purpose: This cookie is set by LinkedIn. Used to store information about the time a sync took place with the lms_analytics cookie

Duration: One month