Cookies

Details about cookies on canterbury.gov.uk

canterbury.gov.uk puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site. Here you can find out more about the cookies we use, what they’re for and when they expire.

Cookies that measure website use

We use Google Analytics software (Universal Analytics) to collect anonymous information about how you use this website.

We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of users, and to help us make improvements to the site and our digital services.

We do not allow Google to share the data about how you use this website.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • how you got to the site
  • the pages you visit and how long you spend on them
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

NamePurposeExpires
_gaThese help us count how many people visit by tracking if you’ve visited beforeTwo years
_gidThese help us count how many people visit by tracking if you’ve visited beforeOne day
_gatUsed by Google Analytics to improve performance of the request rateOne day

Strictly necessary cookies

Cookies message

You may see a banner when you visit this website inviting you to accept cookies or review your settings. We’ll set cookies so that your computer knows you’ve seen it and not to show it again, and also to store your settings.

NamePurposeExpires
cookie_settingsSaves your cookie consent settingsOne year
cookies_choice_madeSaves a message to let us know you’ve seen and closed the bannerOne year

Online accounts

Certain areas of this website require a login or account, in those areas we’ll use cookies to remember your session.

NamePurposeExpires
PHPSESSID, ASP.NET_SessionId, JSESSIONIDWhen you use our forms we’ll set a cookie to remember your progress.When you close your browser
jadu_cc, file_session_id, portal_id, session_id, FedAuth-ARP-canterbury, Imperial-XSRF-TOKEN-ACCOUNT-canterbury, XSRF-TOKEN-ACCOUNT-canterburyRemembers that you’ve signed in to your account while you use our websiteWhen you close your browser

Change your settings

You can change your cookie settings at any time.