Cookies Policy

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 table below explains the cookies that we use and their purpose.

Website ​session cookie​ASP.NET_SessionID​This cookie stores a session ID, a unique random sequence of characters, which allows the site to recognise the visitor as they move through pages on the website and interact with our online tools.  A new session ID is assigned on each visit to the site, and the cookie is removed when the browser is closed.
Google Analytics​_utma, _utmb, _utmz, _ga, _gat​These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site.  The data is then used to generate reports to help improve the College of Policing websites. The cookies collect anonymous information including the number of visitors to the site, how visitors have reached the site and the pages that have been visited.

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.

The College of Policing uses cookies to collect and analyse information about the users of this website. We use this information to enhance the content and other services available on the site. By continuing to use our site, you are agreeing for us to set a small number of cookies. You can manage your preferences for Cookies at any time, for more information please see our Cookies Policy.