Cookie policy

What technical cookies are and how we use them on this site.

 

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, or to improve the user experience, as well as to
provide information to owners of the sites.

​​What cookies does the College of Policing use?

The cookies that we use and their purpose.

Statistics

_ga

Provided by college.police.uk
Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Lasts for 2 years.

_gat

Provided by college.police.uk
Used by Google Analytics to throttle request request rate. Lasts for 1 day.

_gid

Provided by college.police.uk
Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Lasts for 1 day.

collect

Provided by 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. Lasts for the session.

Marketing

GPS

Provided by youtube.com
Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS locations. Lasts for 1 day.

yt-remote-cast-installed, yt-remote-fast-check-period, yt-remote-session-app, yt-remote-session-name

Provided by youtube.com
Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. Last for the session.

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

Provided by youtube.com
Tries to estimate the user's bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos. Lasts for 179 days.

YSC

Provided by youtube.com
Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. Lasts for the session.

yt-remote-connected-devices, yt-remote-device-id

Provided by youtube.com
Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. Are persistent.

IDE

Provided by doubleclick.net
Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking on one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficiency of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user. Lasts for 1 year.

test_cookie

Provided by doubleclick.net
Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies. Lasts for 1 day.

Changing cookie settings

Most web browsers allow you to control how cookies are handled through the browser settings.  You may wish to visit the About Cookies website, which contains comprehensive information for a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your device as well as more general information about cookies.