Cookies, privacy and data protection

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By accepting our terms and continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Our cookies are used to anonymously view data about our website, i.e what pages are most viewed and how long users read them for.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

Use of cookies

This website does not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Any cookies that may be used by this website are used solely on a ‘per session’ basis or to maintain user preferences.

Cookie name

Description

_ga

We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website.

Google Analytics stores IP addresses anonymously on its servers in the US. Neither CIVIC nor Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information.

These cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a returning visitor to the site and to track the pages that you visit during your session. They are set only after you have given us consent to use cookies.

Expiry: 2 years - Category: Statistic - Provider: psr.org.uk

_gat, _gid

We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website.

Google Analytics stores IP addresses anonymously on its servers in the US. Neither CIVIC nor Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information.

These cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a returning visitor to the site and to track the pages that you visit during your session. They are set only after you have given us consent to use cookies.

Expiry: 1 day - Category: Statistic - Provider: psr.org.uk

_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress

This cookie is used to count how many times a web site has been visited by different visitors - this is done by assigning the visitor an ID, so the visitor does not get registered twice.

Expiry: 1 day - Category: Statistic - Provider: psr.org.uk

_hjFirstSeen

This cookie is used to determine if the visitor has visited the website before, or if it is a new visitor on the website.

Expiry: 1 day - Category: Statistic - Provider: psr.org.uk

_hjid

Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes.

Expiry: 1 year - Category: Statistic - Provider: psr.org.uk

_hjIncludedInPageviewSample

Determines if the user's navigation should be registered in a certain statistical placeholder.

Expiry: 1 day - Category: Statistic - Provider: psr.org.uk

_hjIncludedInSessionSample

Registers data on visitors' website-behaviour. This is used for internal analysis and website optimisation.

Expiry: 1 day - Category: Statistic - Provider: psr.org.uk

_hjRecordingLastActivity

Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes.

Expiry: Session - Category: Statistic - Provider: psr.org.uk

_hjRecordingEnabled

This cookie is used to identify the visitor and optimise ad -relevance by collecting visitor data from multiple
websites – this exchange of visitor data is normally provided by a third -party data-centre or ad -exchange.

Expiry: Session - Category: Marketing - Provider: psr.org.uk

IDE

Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking
one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.

Expiry: 1 year - Category: Marketing - Provider: doubleclick.net

test_cookie

Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.

Expiry: 1 day - Category: Marketing - Provider: doubleclick.net

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.

Expiry: 179 days - Category: Marketing - Provider: youtube.com

YSC

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.

Expiry: Session - Category: Marketing - Provider: youtube.com

yt.innertube::nextId, yt.innertube::requests

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.

Expiry: Persistent - Category: Marketing - Provider: youtube.com

yt-remote-cast-installed

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.

Expiry: Session- Category: Marketing - Provider: youtube.com

yt-remote-connected-devices, yt-remote-device-id, yt-remote-fast-check-period, yt-remote-session-app, yt-remote-session-name

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.

Expiry: Persistent- Category: Marketing - Provider: youtube.com