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|wpgdprc-consent||To remember your cookies preferences||1 year|
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We would like to set the following Analytics cookies
|These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
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|Up to 2 years|
|collect||Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.||When session ends|
|personalization_id||This cookie is set by Twitter – The cookie allows the visitor to share content from the website onto their Twitter profile.||2 years|
We use information provided by advertising platform cookies and pixels to improve our advertising and our website. This data can tell us which specific ads you have clicked to reach the site and what actions you took when you visited – for example whether you followed the link to Check your State Pension online. This can help us improve our advertising by focusing on the most successful adverts. It can also help avoid showing ads that you’ve seen before.
We set the following marketing cookies
|MUID||Used widely by Microsoft as a unique user ID. The cookie enables user tracking by synchronising the ID across many Microsoft domains.||1 year|
|MUIDB||Registers data on visitors from multiple visits and on multiple websites. This information is used to measure the efficiency of advertisement on websites.||1 year|
|r/collect||This cookie is used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behavior. It tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.||When session ends|
|_fbp||Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.||3 months|
|_gcl_au||Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services.||3 months|
|fr||Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.||3 months|
|tr||Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.||When session ends|
|ads/ga-audiences||Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor’s online behaviour across websites.||When session ends|
|i/adsct||The cookie is used by Twitter.com in order to determine the number of visitors accessing the website through twitter advertisement content.||When session ends|
|yt-remote-cast-installed||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||When the session ends|
|yt-remote-connected-devices||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Persistent|
|yt-remote-device-id||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Persistent|
|yt-remote-fast-check-period||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||When the session ends|
|yt-remote-session-app||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||When the session ends|
|yt-remote-session-name||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||When the session ends|
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