Cookies we use on our site

Summary

A list of cookies we use on our website.

Necessary cookies

These cookies enable basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. Our website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Name

Provider

Purpose

__cfduid

cdnjs.com

Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.

BACKEND [x2]

content.digital.nhs.uk
digital.nhs.uk

Part of our load balancing system, ensuring you get uninterrupted browsing

@@History/@@scroll|# [x4]

digital.nhs.uk
youtube.com
youtube-nocookie.com
app.powerbi.com

Used by plugins to keep track of your scroll position, zoom level etc and make your experience work

CookieConsent

digital.nhs.uk

Remembers your choice on handling of cookies on our domain for one year

mjx.latest

digital.nhs.uk

Used by the MathJax library (www.mathjax.org) to allow us to show equations within our publications

LPSessionID

lo.v.liveperson.net

Preserves the visitor's session state across page requests.

qos_token

openstreetmap.org

Placed by OpenStreetMap in order to control traffic flow

Preference cookies

These cookies remember information that changes the way our website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

 

Name

Provider

Purpose

LPSID-35565217

digital.nhs.uk

Placed by LivePerson to enable chat functions

lpTestCookie# [x2]

digital.nhs.uk
lpcdn.lpsnmedia.net

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

LPVID

digital.nhs.uk

Used by LivePerson real time messaging platform to recognize the visitor on returning visits.

LPVisitorID

lo.v.liveperson.net

Used by LivePerson real time messaging platform to recognize the visitor on returning visits.

Analytics cookies

These cookies let us understand how visitors interact with our website by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Name

Provider

Purpose

ai_user

app.powerbi.com

Used by Microsoft Application Insights software to collect statistical usage and telemetry information. The cookie stores a unique identifier to recognize users on returning visits over time.

_ga

digital.nhs.uk

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

_gat

digital.nhs.uk

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

_gid

digital.nhs.uk

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

lpLastVisit-#

digital.nhs.uk

Used by LivePerson real time messaging platform to store the timestamp of the user's last visit.

collect

google-analytics.com

Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.

vuid

vimeo.com

Collects data on the user's visits to the website, such as which pages have been read.

Social media and third party cookies

These cookies are required by third party applications such as Power BI and our social media channels such as YouTube and Twitter.

Name

Provider

Purpose

ai_session

app.powerbi.com

Preserves users states across page requests.

WFESessionId

app.powerbi.com

Placed by Microsoft PowerBI

_EDGE_S

bing.com

Placed by Microsoft PowerBI

_EDGE_V

bing.com

Placed by Microsoft PowerBI

_SS

bing.com

Placed by Microsoft PowerBI

MUID

bing.com

Used widely by Microsoft as a unique user ID. The cookie enables user tracking by synchronising the ID across many Microsoft domains.

MUIDB

bing.com

Placed by Microsoft PowerBI

SRCHD

bing.com

Placed by Microsoft PowerBI

SRCHUID

bing.com

Placed by Microsoft PowerBI

SRCHUSR

bing.com

Placed by Microsoft PowerBI

GPS

youtube.com

Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

youtube.com

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

YSC

youtube.com

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

r/collect

doubleclick.net

Pending

Additional cookies

We do not currently use any additional cookies.

Managing cookies on popular browsers

You can find out and learn how to manage cookies on popular browsers here:

You can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites by installing a plugin in your browser.  To find out more and how to do this, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout