Other session cookies: These are first-party cookies which ensure that users can maintain a session on the website without losing data, for example when accessing Tolls online.
Cookies collected on our website
|_utma||Google Analytics||Two years after your last visit|
Tracks whether you have visited the website before. We use this to establish how many new and returning visitors are coming to our website.
|_utmb||Google Analytics||30 minutes after your last visit||Establishes a ‘user session’ and tracks which pages you look at on this visit to the website. We use this to identify which pages are popular, and the routes that users take through the website.|
|_utmc||Google Analytics||Expires when session ends/user closes browser||Connected with _utmb and expires when you closed your browser, rather than just visit another website. Used to determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user.|
|_utmt||Google Analytics||10 minutes||Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.|
|_utmv||Google Analytics||Two years after your last visit||Used by Google Analytics to store visitor-level custom variable data.|
|_utmz||Google Analytics||Six months from when it was last set/updated||Tracks and stores whether you have come to the website from a search engine, another website or have typed the web address directly into your browser. We use this to identify how users are reaching our website.|
|_ga||Google Analytics||Two years after your last visit||Used to identify unique users in Google Analytics. This information is anonymously collected to help improve your website experience.|
|_gat_UA-xxxxxxxx-1||Google Analytics||One minute||Used by Google Analytics to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.. Expires after one minute.|
|_gid||Google Analytics||One day||Used by Google Analytics to identify users and their behaviour on the site. This information is anonymously collected to help improve your website experience.|
|SQ_SYSTEM_SESSION||Broads Authority||Expires when session ends/user closes browser||Server session ID.|
|JSESSIONID||Broads Authority||Expires when session ends/user closes browser||JSESSIONID is a platform session cookie and is used by sites with JavaServer Pages. The cookie is used to maintain an anonymous user session by the server when accessing pages such as Tolls online and Planning application search.|
|DSID||Two weeks||Used to identify a signed-in user on non-Google sites and to remember whether the user has agreed to ad personalization.|
|IDE||13 months||Used to show Google ads on non-Google sites.|
|Visitor_INFO1_LIVE||YouTube||179 days||Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with embedded YouTube videos to ascertain whether to display the new or old style player.|
|YSC||YouTube||Expires when session ends/user closes browser||Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.|
We encourage you to accept the cookies our website uses as they help us to improve the user experience for you and many others.
To delete cookies or reject cookies
If you do not want to receive cookies from this website, select cookie settings under the privacy settings in your browser options, then add our domain to the list of websites you do not want to accept cookies from. Under settings you can also delete individual cookies or any cookies that your browser has stored. You can find more information on how to delete and control cookies at http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=2
Where to find information about controlling cookies
(This page was last updated 15/09/22)