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  • These cookies are requested by the Royal Borough of Greenwich website to support cooperation with your browser during a session. The names and details of these cookies are shown below.

    rbg_essential_cookies
    Contains "true"
    Expires After one year
    Notes Handles confirmation of essential cookies. Until this cookie is set, the site will automatically display a banner to the user asking them to accept the site's essential and other cookies.
    TestCookie
    Contains "Test"
    Expires When you close your browser
    Notes This cookie checks whether you have allowed cookies to be used for logging in, accessing online forms and choosing text and colour preferences.
    PHPSESSID
    Contains A randomly generated number
    Expires When you close your browser
    Notes This is used to maintain continuity as a browser moves around the site, it enables the site to keep a browser logged in or submit online forms.
  • 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.

    rbg_performance_cookies
    Contains "true"
    Expires After one year
    Notes If this cookie has been set (caused by the user accepting performance cookies) the site's analytics scripts will be loaded.

    Cookies requested for SiteImprove:

    nmstat
    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
    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 info rmation can be used to reduce user journeys, and enable visitors to find relevant information quicker.
    MasterCookie
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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.
    __utmt
    Contains "1"
    Expires 1 day
    Notes This cookie is set by Google Analytics. According to their documentation it is used to throttle the request rate for the service - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.
  • These cookies are used to remember the preferences you set on the Royal Borough website.

    The following four cookies are set to last for one hour and change the look of the website to fit preferences that you may have set.

    userFontsize
    Contains User choice of font size - small, medium, large, larger, largest
    Expires After one hour
    userFontchoice
    Contains User choice of font - standard (Verdana), Times, Comic sans, Courier, Arial
    Expires After one hour
    userLetterspacing
    Contains User choice of spacing - small, medium, wide
    Expires After one hour
    userColourscheme
    Contains User choice (for example, highContrast)
    Expires After one hour.
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