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Cookies we use on our site

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

_$Maps_centerLatitude_expiration app.powerbi.com Used by Bing Maps as part of PowerBI reports to remember geographical details
_$Maps_centerLongitude_expiration app.powerbi.com Used by Bing Maps as part of PowerBI reports to remember geographical details
_$Maps_zoom_expiration app.powerbi.com Used by Bing Maps as part of PowerBI reports to remember zoom level details
AI_buffer app.powerbi.com Used in context with the "AI_sentBuffer" in order to limit the number of data-server-updates (Azure). This synergy also allows the website to detect any duplicate data-server-updates
AI_sentBuffer app.powerbi.com Used in context with the "AI_buffer" in order to limit the number of data-server-updates (Azure). This synergy also allows the website to detect any duplicate data-server-updates
centerLatitude app.powerbi.com Used by Bing Maps as part of PowerBI reports to remember geographical details
centerLongitude app.powerbi.com Used by Bing Maps as part of PowerBI reports to remember geographical details
zoom app.powerbi.com Used by Bing Maps as part of PowerBI reports to remember zoom level details

__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

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.

_osm_totp_token

openstreetmap.org

Used by OpenStreetMap to operate maps

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

`` app.powerbi.com Used by Bing Maps as part of PowerBI reports
LPSID-6368614                      

digital.nhs.uk

Placed by LivePerson to enable chat functions

lpTabId digital.nhs.uk Used by LivePerson real time messaging platform to identify the active message tab

lpTestCookie# [x2]

digital.nhs.uk
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 recognise 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.

_visitor

digital.nhs.uk

Tracking cookie to ensure you get the best experience on our website i.e. personalised content

hjViewportId

digital.nhs.uk Used by HotJar to help us see what users do on the site, so we can improve
lpLastVisit-# digital.nhs.uk Used by LivePerson real time messaging platform to store the timestamp of the user's last visit.
visitortracking digital.nhs.uk Enable or disable _visitor cookie
vuid vimeo.com Collects data on the user's visits to the website, such as which pages have been read.

 

Relevance tracking enables personalised content to be displayed based on the characteristics of individual visitors.  This can include visitor characteristics such as where they are coming from, what content they have seen, and frequently visited document types.

Tracking status:  

Allow tracking (* cookie consent must also be set to "I'm ok wth cookies")

Disallow tracking

 

Show my tracking info [x REMOVE]

 

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

_hjIncludedInSample digital.nhs.uk Determines if the user's navigation should be registered in a certain statistical place holder. 
IDE doubleclick.net 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.
test_cookie doubleclick.net Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.
ads/ga-audiences google.com Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor's online behaviour across websites.
rc::c google.com Used in context with video-advertisement. The cookie limits the number of times a visitor is shown the same advertisement-content. The cookie is also used to ensure relevance of the video-advertisement to the specific visitor.

GPS

youtube.com

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

PREF youtube.com Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites.

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.

yt-remote-cast-installed youtube-nocookie.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-connected-devices youtube-nocookie.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-device-id youtube-nocookie.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-fast-check-period youtube-nocookie.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-session-app youtube-nocookie.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-session-name youtube-nocookie.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

r/collect

doubleclick.net

Pending

Additional cookies

We do not currently use any additional cookies.

Managing cookies on popular browsers

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Last edited: 28 August 2019 7:49 am