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UK Parliament cookies

We use our own cookies to improve your experience and tell us if you have previously visited our site. We use this information to remove messages you will have seen before.

All the information we collect is anonymous.

Which cookies do we use?

Name Purpose Expires
UK_Parliament__seen_cookie_message This lets us know you have seen our cookie message. After 28 days.
_beta_parliament_session This ensures your preferences and settings remain while you browse our site. When you close your web browser.

Google Analytics cookies

We use Google Analytics cookies to collect information about how you use our services. This helps us meet your needs and improve our website.

All the information we collect is anonymous.

Which cookies do we use?

Name Purpose Expires
_ga This helps us know how many people have visited beta.parliament.uk by telling us if you’ve visited before. After 2 years.
_gat This helps us know how long you spend on a page. After 10 minutes.
_gid This helps us count how many people have visited beta.parliament.uk by telling us if you’ve visited before. After 1 day.
_gaexp This will tell us what you have done on beta.parliament.uk From 3 to 90 days.

HotJar cookies

We use HotJar to find out how you use our website to improve your experience.

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Which cookies do we use?

Name Purpose Expires
_hjDonePolls This ensures a poll will not reappear once you have completed it. After 1 year.
_hjMinimizedPolls This ensures a poll remains minimised when you move through our site. After 1 year.
_hjDoneTestersWidgets This ensures a form does not reappear once you have completed it. After 1 year.
_hjMinimizedTestersWidgets This ensures a form remains minimised when you move through our site. After 1 year.
_hjIncludedInSample This informs Hotjar whether your visit is included in their sample set. After 1 year.

Application Insights cookies

We use Application Insights to collect information about how you use our services. This helps us meet your needs and improve our website.

All the information we collect is anonymous.

Which cookies do we use?

Name Purpose Expires
ai_user This is used to distinguish users. After 1 year.
ai_session This is used to group different actions into a single visit. After 30 minutes.

Cloudflare cookies

We use Cloudflare to display our content. The cookies we use help us to ensure the connections between our site and Cloudflare is secure.

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Which cookies do we use?

Name Purpose Expires
__cfduid This allows Cloudflare to identify trusted web traffic from our site. After 1 year.

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