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.

​​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.

 

Statistics

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).

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).

 

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.