Cookie policy

What cookies are and how we use them

Cookies are small text files that are saved to your computer when you visit some websites.

They are widely used to:

  • ensure websites work correctly
  • improve the user experience
  • provide information to owners of the sites

You can manage your cookies through your browser settings. Visit the About cookies website to find out how to delete cookies from your device.

​​The cookies we use and their purpose

Strictly necessary cookies

Name of cookie Provider Why we use it How long it lasts for
cookie-agreed-version college.police.uk Lets us know if you have agreed to accept cookies. 99 days.

Cookies that measure website use

Name of cookie Provider Why we use it How long it lasts for
_ga college.police.uk Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Two years.
_gat college.police.uk Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate. One day.
_gid college.police.uk Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. One day.
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.

A session (your website visit).

Cookies that help with our marketing

Name of cookie Provider Why we use it How long it lasts for
IDE doubleclick.net

Registers and reports the website user's actions after viewing or clicking on one of the advertiser's ads.

This measures the efficiency of an ad and presents targeted ads to the user.

One year.
test_cookie doubleclick.net Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies. One day.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE youtube.com Tries to estimate the user's bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos. 179 days.
YSC youtube.com Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. A session (your website visit).
yt.innertube::nextid youtube.com
 
Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. Persistent.
yt.innertube::requests youtube.com
 
Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. Persistent.
yt-remote-cast-installed youtube.com
 
Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. A session (your website visit).
yt-remote-connected-devices youtube.com
 
Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. Persistent.
yt-remote-device-id youtube.com
 
Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. Persistent.
 
yt-remote-fast-check-period youtube.com
 
Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. A session (your website visit).
yt-remote-session-app youtube.com
 
Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. A session (your website visit).
yt-remote-session-name youtube.com
 
Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. A session (your website visit).