www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.
Cookies are used to:
- measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
- remember any notifications you’ve seen so that we don’t show them to you again
Find out more about how to manage cookies.
We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk. We do this to help make sure our site is meeting the needs of users and to help us make improvements.
Google Analytics stores information about:
- the pages you visit
- how long you spend on each page
- how you got to our site
- what you click on while you’re visiting our site
We don’t collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.
Google Analytics sets the following cookies:
Purpose: This helps us count how many people visit statisticsauthority.gov.uk by tracking if you’ve visited before.
Expires: 2 years
Purpose: Like _ga, this lets us know if you’ve visited before, so we can count how many of our visitors are new to statisticsauthority.gov.uk or to a certain page.
Expires: 24 hours
Purpose: Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made.
Expires: 1 minute