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.
We use six sets of cookies: Google Analytics cookies, Google Maps cookies, YouTube Cookies, Twitter cookie, UK cookie consent cookie, and Vimeo cookies.
Google Analytics Cookies
The four Google Analytics cookies provide us with data about visitor usage patterns on our site. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they’re using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by making sure users are finding what they need easily. The visitor remains anonymous.
Google Maps Cookies
The embedded Google Map on our site sets 3 cookies known as NID, PREF and khcookie. These cookies allow Google Maps to remember which browser you are using and what preferences you have set when you view maps.
Health Innovation West of England has a YouTube channel and we embed some of our videos into our website using YouTube’s embed code. YouTube sets three cookies and requires local storage.
Twitter (X) Cookie
This cookie is set for the browser to remember the guest id to display the latest news from our Twitter (X) account.
Pop-up Cookie Consent Cookie
The cookies set by Vimeo allow embedded Vimeo videos to be played via this website.
The table below explains the cookies we use and why:
|These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.||2 years, 30mins, when you close your browser, 10mins, 6months respectively|
|Google Maps||nid pref khcookie||These cookies allow Google Maps to remember which browser you are using and what preferences you have set when you view maps.||6 months, 2 years, when you close your browser, respectively|
|YouTube||PREF VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE use_hitbox||These cookies allow YouTube to remember which browser you are using and what preferences you have set when you watch embedded video on our website.||10 years, 8 months, when you close your browser respectively|
|guest_id||This cookie is set for the browser to remember the guest id to display the latest news from our twitter account.||2 years|
|Vimeo embedded videos||player, _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmt_player, _utmz, aka_debug||Cookies set by Vimeo to enable the operation of Vimeo videos embedded in this website.||1 year, 2 years, 30 mins, when session ends, 10 mins, 6 months, when session ends|
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