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Cookies that remember pop-ups

These cookies remember pop-ups you've seen, so you do not see them again.

List of cookies that remember pop-ups
Name Purpose Expires
Banner[Number] Checks to see if a survey banner has been dismissed to stop it appearing again 99 days

Cookies that measure website use (analytics cookies)

These cookies store information about how you use our website, such as the links you click on. We use them to help make our website better.

List of cookies that measure website use
Name Purpose Expires
_ga Used by Google Analytics. Tells us how you use our health campaigns sites 2 years
_gat Used by Google Analytics. Helps stop Google Analytics web servers crashing when collecting information on how you use our health campaigns sites 1 day
_gid Used by Google Analytics. Sets a unique ID for your session to help tell us how you use our health campaigns sites 1 day
_hjid Used by Hotjar. Sets a unique ID for your session to help tell us how you use our site 1 year
_hjIncludedInSample Used by Hotjar. Says if you're included in the current sample for collecting information about how you use our site 1 day
AMCV_# Used by Adobe Analytics. Tells us if you've used our site before 2 years
AMCVS_#AdobeOrg Used by Adobe Analytics. Tells us how you use our site When you close the browser
com.adobe.reactor.dataElementCookiesMigrated Used by Adobe Analytics. Includes data elements set to capture usage of our website No expiry
demdex Used by Adobe Analytics. Allows cross-domain analytics of NHS properties 180 days
s_cc Used by Adobe Analytics. Checks if cookies work in your web browser When you close the browser
s_getNewRepeat Used by Adobe Analytics. Tells us if you've used our website before 30 days
s_ppn Used by Adobe Analytics. Tells us how you use our website by reading the previous page you visited 1 day
s_sq Used by Adobe Analytics. Remembers the last link you clicked on When you close the browser

Cookies that help with health campaigns

These cookies help us show you relevant adverts for our health campaigns on social media, such as Facebook or Twitter.

List of cookies that help with health campaigns
Name Purpose Expires
_gcl_au Set by Google Tag Manager. Helps us show you more relevant adverts for our health campaigns 3 months
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