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How we use cookies

We use cookies for several purposes on this website – we’ve listed each of them below with more details about why we use them and how long they'll last.

Essential cookies

Introductory message

  • jisc-cookie: We show all new visitors an introductory message that links to this page. This cookie is used to track when you've dismissed the message so that we don't show it to you again. Expires after 1 year.

reCAPTCHA

We use Google reCAPTCHA for forms on this site which requires cookies to be set by Google.

  • NID: A unique identifier that Google uses to track users between sites. Expires after 6 months.

For more information about how Google uses cookies, please refer to the Google Privacy Policy.

Other cookies

YouTube

This site embeds videos from YouTube, which sets some cookies for its own use.

  • CONSENT: Used to indicate that you have accepted Youtube's cookie policy. Also contains the version of the policy you accepted and your preferred language. Expires after several years.
  • VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE: This tries to estimate your bandwidth and deliver a video of appropriate quality. Expires after 6 months.
  • YSC: A unique identify given to a user on a site with videos. Expires when you close your browser.
  • PREF: Allows Google to track viewers across sites that use YouTube videos. Expires after 6 months.
  • GPS: Allows basic tracking based on location on mobile devices (where permitted). Expires after 30 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Cookie guidance wording adapted from www.gov.uk, shared under the Open Government License.
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