Cookies on Home Office bulletin boards or forums
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:
|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:
|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|
|original_referer||twitter.com||End of session|
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.
Google analytics sets cookies - more information is available on the Google Code website.