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Cookies are used to:
- measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
- remember the notifications you’ve seen so that we don’t show them to you again
- remember who you are when you have logged in so we can show you your information and information relevant to you
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How cookies are used on Civil Service Job share finder
Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)
We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use Civil Service Job share finder. 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 on Civil Service Job share finder - how long you spend on each Civil Service Job share finder page
- how you got to the site
- what you click on while you’re visiting the site
List of cookies
We use two types of cookie to enhance your experience on our website:
- Persistent cookies: these remain on a user's device after they exit their browser and until the cookie's specified expiration date, unless deleted earlier by the user. They are activated each time a user visits the website that generated the cookie.
- Session cookies: these last for the duration of the user's browser session and are deleted when the user exits the browser.
Essential Drupal cookies: Essential Drupal cookies required for the smooth running of the site:
- The Drupal session cookie, beginning SSESS, is used to recognise if you are logged in to the website and expires when you exit your browser.
Google Analytics: These persistent cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site:
- _ga is used to distinguish users and has an expiration of 2-years.
- _gid is used to distinguish users and has an expiration of 24-hours.
- _gat is used to throttle requests and has an expiration of 10-minutes.
The X-Mapping-fjhppofk session cookie is used to route data and page requests to the correct server and expires when you exit your browser.