Cookies

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  • remember your settings, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them
  • remember the notifications you’ve seen so we don’t keeping showing them to you
  • understand how you use the website so we can make improvements to suit your needs.

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Cookies we use

Website usage cookies (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how you use the site so we can make sure it meets your needs and understand how it can be improved.

Google Analytics stores information about the pages you visit, how long you stay, how you get here and what you click on.

We don't use cookies to collect or store your personal information (eg your name or address) so we can't identify you and we don't allow Google to use or share our data.

Cookie name

Expiration date

Description

_ga

2 years

Used to distinguish users

_gid

24 hours

Used to distinguish users

_gat

1 minute

Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is    deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_.

AMP_TOKEN

30 seconds to 1 year

Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate optout, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.

_gac_

90 days

Contains campaign related information for the user.

 

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