Cookies on Home Office bulletin boards or forums

Cookies on Home Office bulletin boards or forums

Information on how we use cookies on Home Office bulletin boards or forums.

Home Office bulletin boards use cookies in several places. These sites include:

  • drugstrategyblog.homeoffice.gov.uk
  • pensions.police.homeoffice.gov.uk
  • ppe.hosdb.homeoffice.gov.uk
  • ppsmg.police.homeoffice.gov.uk

First party cookies

Several cookies are set by our web servers to ensure that your session is maintained for the duration of your visit (until you close your web browser).

We've listed each of them below with more details about how we use them and how long they will last. We will endeavour to let you know before we store a cookie on your computer.

Cookies set by Home Office bulletin boards:

Table containing the cookies which are set to maintain your session on our websites
Name Type Expires
DCT-Legacy Any connection Multiple values
PHPSESSID Any connection End of session
DCT_Morello Any connection End of session
phpbb3_lopenzl_k Bulletin boad 1 year
phpbb3_lopenzl_sid Bulletin board 1 year
phpbb3_lopenzl_u Bulletin board 1 year
style-cookie Bulletin board 1 year
DCT-forum Any connection End of session
DCT_Legacy Any connection End of session
_eelss Any connection 1 year

Third party cookies

We use a number of suppliers who may also set cookies on our websites.

The Home Office does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the third party websites for more information about these.

Google Analytics also sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and volumes of usage. This to ensure that the service is available when you want it and fast.

The third party cookies are listed below:

Table containing the cookies which we use to improve our service
Name Site setting cookie Expires
_utma Google analytics 2 years
_utmb Google analytics 2 years
_utmc Google analytics End of session
_utmz Google analytics 6 months
_twitter_sess twitter.com End of session
guest_id twitter.com 2 years
k twitter.com 7 days
original_referer twitter.com End of session
c1 uk.sitestat.com 5 years
s1 uk.sitestat.com 5 years

Useful links

We use Comscore (sitestat) to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to our websites and volume of usage. More information is available on the Comscore website.

We also have a Twitter feed on our website which uses cookies. See Twitter's cookie policy for more information on this.

Google analytics sets cookies - more information is available on the Google Code website.

Internet links

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We are not responsible for the content of external websites.