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- remember preferences you have set
- recognise when you are logged in
- measure how you use our website so we can improve it based on your needs
We do not use the information captured by cookies for any other purpose.
Please see our privacy notice for more details on how City Of York Council uses your information.
The following table describes the cookies we use and why:
|Antiforgery||AspNetCore.Antiforgery.[random string]||This cookie lasts for the length of your visit and is used to protect against forged requests from malicious sites|
|Authorisation||AspNetCore.Identity.Application||Stores encrypted data that is used to keep you logged in to the website. It expires when you leave the website or if you check “Remember me” it will expire after 1 hour of inactivity. The server will always invalidate the cookie after 1 hour of inactivity, regardless of whether the web browser holds on to it|
|Universal Analytics (Google)||_ga, _gid, _gat, _utma, _utmt, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz, _utmv||Google Analytics collects anonymous information about how you use our website, including what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got to the site and what you click on while you’re visiting the site. We use the information to create reports and to help identify areas for improvement. This helps us to ensure the site is meeting the needs of our users|
How do I change my cookie settings?
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
You can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites by visiting: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.