Cookies

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This service uses cookies to:

How cookies are used in this service

1. To store your language selection

Cookie details
Name Purpose Expires
i18next Your language selection: English or Welsh 1 year

2. To store your cookie preferences

Cookie details
Name Purpose Expires
fact-cookie-preferences Your cookie preferences 1 year

3. To measure website use

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use this service. We do this to help make sure the service is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements. We do not allow Google to use or share the data about how you use this site.

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Name Purpose Expires
_ga A randomly generated reference used to identify unique users and inform referring sites, visitor and session counts 2 years
_gid Used to distinguish users 24 hours
_gat_UA-37377084-3 Used to throttle request rate 1 minute

4. To measure application performance

We use Dynatrace Software Intelligence Platform to provide an Application Performance Monitoring Service to collect information about how you use HMCTS services. We do this to monitor HMCTS services in order to resolve issues within our services as well as collect data on how our services can be improved. HMCTS store information about:

Information is presented within the Application Performance Monitoring service for the purposes detailed above. We do not use or share the information for any other purpose. We do not allow Dynatrace to use or share the information for any other purposes.

Cookie details
Name Purpose Expires
dtCookie Tracks a visit across multiple request Session end
dtLatC Measures server latency for performance monitoring Session end
dtPC Required to identify proper endpoints for beacon transmission; includes session ID for correlation Session end
dtSa Intermediate store for page-spanning actions Session end
rxVisitor Visitor ID to correlate sessions 1 year
rxvt Session timeout Session end
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