Cookie information

Last updated: September 2023

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Use of cookies on this site

We only use cookies that enable our website to function correctly and to provide us with information that allows us to improve its performance. Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact the functionality of some areas of the website, resulting in them not working properly.

The table below lists the cookies used on this site and why we use them.

Cookie type Source Cookie name and purpose Duration
Strictly necessary Microsoft Azure - cloud platform

​ARRAffinity, ApplicationGatewayAffinity, ARRAffinitySameSite and ApplicationGatewayAffinityCORS

These cookies are used for load balancing to make sure visitors page requests are routed to the same server in any browsing session.

Duration of the session
Civic UK


This cookie is used to remember a user’s preferences in regards to cookies.

90 days

Google Analytics

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website, for example number of visitors to the site, which pages are most visited, how visitors move between pages etc. The information they collect is anonymous. We use this information to help improve visitors’ experience of the website.

2 years
2 years