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Performance cookies

These cookies are used to measure how many users visit the Royal Borough website and for how long, what pages are visited, and which links are used (for example, activated or clicked on). We interpret these measures to monitor how well online services are performing.

They contain no personal information, and are evaluated in terms of pages visited, not the people visiting them.

The following cookies are requested by this website for use by two external performance monitoring services: SiteImprove and Google Analytics. We do not allow these providers to use or share these cookie figures, they are for our own use.

Cookies requested for SiteImprove

nmstat

This cookie:

  • Contains: A randomly generated number
  • Expires: When you close your browser
  • Notes: This cookie is used to help remember the browser's use of the website. It is used to collect statistics about site usage such as when the browser last visited the site. This information is then used to evaluate and improve the way the website is used.

ASP.NET_SessionId

This cookie:

  • Contains: A randomly generated piece of text
  • Expires: When you close your browser
  • Notes: This is a third party cookie provided by SiteImprove. This cookie is used purely to track the sequence of pages a visitor looks at during a visit to the site. The user is not personally identifiable. This information can be used to reduce user journeys, and enable visitors to find relevant information quicker.

MasterCookie

This cookie:

  • Contains: The text 'MasterCookie'
  • Expires: When you close your browser
  • Notes: Used to check whether your browser accepts cookies.

Cookies requested for Google Analytics

__utma

This cookie: 

  • Contains: A randomly generated number
  • Expires: Two years
  • Notes: A persistent cookie that remains on a computer unless it expires or the cookie cache is cleared. It tracks visitors within the site. Metrics associated with the Google __utma cookie include: first visit (unique visit) and last visit (returning visit).

__utmb

This cookie:

  • Contains: A randomly generated number
  • Expires: Thirty minutes
  • Notes: This cookie works with __utmc. It notes the browser's arrival time, and __utmc notes the exit time from the site. A timestamp of 30 minutes must pass before __utmb expires, and if no new page view is sent in thirty minutes the cookie is expired.

__utmc

This cookie:

  • Contains: A randomly generated number
  • Expires: When you close your browser
  • Notes: This cookie works with __utmb to record how long a browser spends on the site. See notes on the __utmb cookie.

__utmz

This cookie:

  • Contains: A randomly generated number and information about how the browser arrived, for example: 105385856.1335534567.1.1.utmcsr=(direct)|utmccn=(direct)|utmcmd=(none)
  • Expires: Six months
  • Notes: Cookie __utmz notes where a visit arrived from, with the referrer shown as type (direct, social, search engine (organic or cpc), or unaccounted). The __utmz Cookie also registers what keyword(s) generated the visit if it came from search, plus the approximate location of the browser.