What are cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user's device. Cookies can expire at the end of a session, or they can be held for a longer period of time.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like keeping track of the choices you make during your visit to that website, letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience.
Some cookies are essential to make our site work and others help us improve by giving us insight into how the site is being used.
The table below explains the cookies we use, and why:
|COOKIE TYPE||NAME||IS THIS AN ESSENTIAL COOKIE?||PURPOSE|
This cookie is used to differentiate between each person that
visits the the RMDCP website
This cookie works by asigning you a temporary id code to recognise you as you move from page to page within the website. It collects no personal data about you.
This cookie is erased when you close your internet browser.
|Permanent cookie||_ga & _gat||No||These cookies are
used to create reports that help us to continuously improve the
These cookies work by sending anonymous site-usage data to Google.
_ga will expire after 2 years, _gat after 10 minutes.
You can choose to delete or disable these cookies at any time. Disabling or deleting the cookie will not affect your experience on the website.
|Permanent cookie||CookieConsent||No||This cookie is used
to identify whether you have already consented to the use of
cookies on this website.
This cookie will expire after 12 months.
You can choose to delete or disable this cookie at any time. Disabling or deleting the cookie will cause the cookie consent message to re-appear.
How do I change my cookie settings?
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. However, deleting or disabling cookies may impact your experience on the RMDCP website.
You can manage your cookies within your browser settings – you can learn about how to do this, here: https://www.civicuk.com/cookie-control/browser-settings.
You can find out more about cookies and how to disable them at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu . To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout