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Our cookies policy covers:
Cookies are used to remember your settings when you revisit a website and to identify how you navigate the site. They provide valuable information which helps us to adapt and make changes, which improve your experience.
Depending on who sets them, how long they last, and what they are for, cookies can be one or more 'type':
Settings on this website allow some cookies by default, to give you the best experience. You can change your cookie preferences via our 'cookie banner'.
We use a mixture of cookie types to help improve your experience using our website:
Cookies on the City of York Safeguarding Children Partnership (CYSCP) website are used to:
Many (desktop) web browsers allow you to manually check which cookies are in use.
We've listed the cookies we use, for your reference:
|Cookie name||Part of website||Lasts for||Purpose||Type of cookie||Is this cookie strictly necessary?|
|_ga||Google Analytics||2 years||Unique ID for the browser session, used to distinguish users by assigning a randomly generated number as a 'client identifier'; the ID is used only for statistics, and is anonymous.||Tracking and performance||No|
|_gat||Google Analytics||24 hours||Used to throttle the request rate, limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.||Tracking and performance||No|
|_gid||Google Analytics||10 minutes||A unique value for each page visited, used to distinguish users. The ID is used to identify new and returning visitors for statistics and is anonymous.||Tracking and performance||No|
|cookie_consent_level||Cookie Banner||2 months||This cookie enables your device to remember your preferences when you accepted or declined optional analytics cookies.||Functionality||Yes|
|cookie_consent_user_accepted||Cookie Banner||2 months||This enables your device to remember when you set your cookie preferences.||Functionality||Yes|
|jadu_cc||Content management system||Browser session||A session cookie containing a random string of characters, to store the session ID of a user, to determine whether they're logged in to our website.||Functionality||Yes|
|PHPSESSID||Content management system||Browser session||Enables PHP websites to store serialised data in order to establish a user session and pass state data via a temporary cookie.||Functionality||Yes|
|ai_user||My Account||Browser session||Associated with Microsoft Azure Application Insights (which collects statistical usage and telemetry information), this unique user identifier enables counting of the number of users accessing the application over time.||Tracking and performance||No|
Some cookies are not related to CYSCP. We currently embed links or snippets of code from the following sites:
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We recommend you continue to accept all of the cookies we set; they help us to provide you with a better service.
If you choose to delete our cookies, or disable future cookies, you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our website.
Use our cookie banner to change your preferences; choose the type of cookies you allow/disable from our website. Alternatively, see 'How to manage cookies' in various browsers (Cookiepedia).
Using your (desktop) browser you can manually check which cookies are in use, and:
Learn more about cookies and how to manage them from the Information Commissioner's Office.
A European privacy law The ePrivacy Directive gives users of websites and other digital media control over the information which is collected about them. The Information Commission's Office enforce this directive in the UK; cookies are also governed by data protection legislation.