WORKPLACEPENSIONS.GOV.UK puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.
Cookies are used to:
GOV.UK cookies aren’t used to identify you personally.
You’ll normally see a message on the site before we store a cookie on your computer.
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We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use WORKPLACEPENSIONS.GOV.UK. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.
Google Analytics stores information about:
We don’t collect or store your personal information (eg your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.
We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
Google Analytics sets the following cookies:
|_ga||This helps us count how many people visit WORKPLACEPENSIONS.GOV.UK by tracking if you’ve visited before||2 years|
|_gat||Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made||10 minutes|
|_utma||Like _ga, this lets us know if you’ve visited before, so we can count how many of our visitors are new toWORKPLACEPENSIONS.GOV.UK or to a certain page||2 years|
|_utmb||This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend onWORKPLACEPENSIONS.GOV.UK||30 minutes|
|_utmc||This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser||when you close your browser|
|_utmz||This tells us how you reached WORKPLACEPENSIONS.GOV.UK (eg from another website or a search engine)||6 months|
|analytics_next_page_call||This lets us know the next page you visit onWORKPLACEPENSIONS.GOV.UK, so we can make journeys better||when you close your browser|
|govuk_contact_referrer||This lets us know the last page you visited before using the contactWORKPLACEPENSIONS.GOV.UK form||1 day|
You may see a pop-up welcome message when you first visit WORKPLACEPENSIONS.GOV.UK. We’ll store a cookie so that your computer knows you’ve seen it and knows not to show it again.
|seen_cookie_message||Saves a message to let us know that you’ve seen our cookie message||1 month|
We use YouTube to provide videos on some pages of the site. YouTube sets cookies when you visit one of these pages.
|_use_hitbox||This is a randomly generated number that identifies your browser||When you close your browser|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Lets Youtube count the views of embedded Youtube videos||9 months|
Most services we link to are run by different government departments, eg HMRC or the Home Office. These services may set additional cookies and, if so, will have their own cookies policy.
We sometimes test different versions of pages with different users to see which work better. We’ll save a cookie so that you consistently see the same version when browsing WORKPLACEPENSIONS.GOV.UK.
|multivariatetest_cohort_topics_menu_text||Remember which version of the page you were shown||1 month|