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The tables below identify the cookies we use and explain the purposes for which they are used:
|Cookie Name||Run By||Type||Lifespan|
|has_js||Drupal||Necessary||End of session|
|_gid||Google Universal Analytics||Statistics||24 hours|
|_ga||Google Universal Analytics||Statistics||2 years|
|_gat||Google Universal Analytics||Statistics||10 minutes|
The following cookies are set by Drupal on this site:
- urgent-health-uk_cookiecontrol - Records the fact that you as a user have agreed to accept cookies from this site
- ccShowCookieIcon - Records whether or not to show the Cookie Control icon
Please note that the only cookie that is set before you consent to cookies is the has_js cookie. It is not currently possible for the site to function without setting this cookie.
Google Universal Analytics
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The following cookies are used on the Urgenthealthuk.com site:
- _gid - This cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics. It stores and updates a unique value for each page visited.
- _ga - This cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.
- _gat - This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.
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The following cookie is used on the Urgenthealthuk.com site:
- sc_is_visitor_unique - This cookie is set by the website that you visit. When it is first set, a random id is generated and stored in the cookie in order to avoid counting you as a visitor more than once (e.g. if you are on a mobile device and your IP address changes while you browse). Similarly to the is_unique cookie, this cookie also stores a count of your returning visits.