Cookies

Use of cookies by Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit.

They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit  www.AboutCookies.org (link is external).

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use this site. We do this to make sure it’s meeting its users’ needs and to understand how we could do it better.

Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

The following cookies are set by Google Analytics:   

  

Name

  
  

Typical Content

  
  

Expires

  

_utma

randomly generated number

2 years

_utmb

randomly generated number

30 minutes

_utmc

randomly generated number

when you close your browser

_utmz

randomly generated number and information on how the site was reached   (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search)

6 months

Find out more about how Google Analytics uses cookies (link is external).

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout (link is external).

Aditionally, the following cookies are set by our website content management software:

Name

Typical Content

Expires

PHPSESSID

PHP Session ID

When you close your browser

SESS[Random string]

Drupal Session ID

When you close your browser

SSESS[Random String]

Drupal Session ID when accessed over SSL

When you close your browser

has_js

indicates whether Javascript is enabled

When you close your browser

Drupal.toolbar.collapsed

controls visibility of a toolbar. Set after successful login to our   Drupal Content Management system

Expires one week after installation

ccShowCookieIcon

Indicated  whether consent for  storing cookies has been   given.

Expires 12 weeks after installation

By using our website, you agree that we can place all of the above listed cookies on your device.

Links to other websites

This privacy notice covers microsites which are controlled by Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership or any of its partners.

This privacy notice does not cover any links to within this site linking to other third party websites. You are encouraged to read the privacy statements on any other websites you visit.

Behavioural targeting, cookies and privacy

Although The Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership does use cookies on its website, it does not permit the use of Cookies or other devices that collect and store information via advertising which can be used to identify an individual.

The Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership does permit the use of cookies and other third party websites to track a simple count of how many times advertisements have been shown to visitors and general web site traffic. This data is completely anonymous and cannot be linked to an individual person. Internet users should check and amend their browser privacy setting on their computer as appropriate if concerned.

How to contact us

Requests for information or queries about our privacy policy can be made to the

Legal Manager
Support Services, 21 City Square
Dundee DD1 3BY