Website cookie use

This page tells you everything you need to know about the cookies we use, why we use them, and their impact upon you. A cookie is a small file, typically of letters and numbers, which may be placed on your computer when you access a website. Cookies generally allow the website to recognise your computer if you return to the website. If you would like more information on cookies, we recommend the Direct.gov.uk Internet browser cookies page.

Summary

None of our cookies record any personal data, sensitive information, or anything that makes you personally identifiable to us. All these cookies are important for our website to function properly and for us to supply a good service.

Cookies we use

Amobee

Type: Persistent
Use: Tracking visitors from online adverstising to record basic information, such as pages visited, to allow better targeting of advertisements.
Expires: The cookie lasts for 180 days

Sitecore Digital Marketing System

Use: Record basic computer info such as: repeat visits; page usage; country of origin.
Type: First party session and persistent cookie.
Expires: The cookie lasts 12 months.

Google Analytics

Use: Record basic computer info such as: repeat visits; page usage; country of origin. 
Type: Third party session and persistent cookie.
Expires: The cookie lasts 6 months. 

YouTube

Use: Record basic computer info such as country of origin. 
Type: Third party session cookie.

Google +1, Facebook Like, Twitter Tweet, LinkedIn etc

Type: Third party session cookies.
Use: We use AddThis software so you can share our pages. The cookies determine if you are already logged into Google, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc.

Further information:

AddThis privacy   
Facebook privacy  
Twitter privacy
Google Privacy Terms  
LinkedIn Privacy Policy  

Sitecore (ASP.NET)

Use:Basic functioning of the website.
Type:First party session cookie.

Web Insights

Use: Tracking users from email marketing campaigns to record basic information, such as pages visited, to allow better targeting of emails.
Type: First party session and persistent cookie.
Expires: The cookie lasts for 30 days

Siteimprove Analytics

Cookie name: nmstat
Type: Persistent
Use: This cookie is used to help record your use of the website. It is used to collect statistics about site usage such as when you last visited the site. This information is then used to improve the user experience on the website. This Siteimprove Analytics cookie contains a randomly generated ID used to recognise the browser when you read a page. The cookie contains no personal information and is used only for web analytics.
Expires: The cookie lasts for 1,000 days

Cookie name: siteimproveses
Type: Session cookie
Use: This cookie is used purely to track the sequence of pages you look at during a visit to the site. This information can be used to help us reduce user journeys, and enable visitors to find relevant information quicker.
Expires: The cookie lasts for the duration of your session

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at digitalmarketing@cityandguilds.com.