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How cookies are used on OaktonEstates.co.uk

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use OaktonEstates.co.uk. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit on OaktonEstates.co.uk 
- how long you spend on each OaktonEstates.co.uk page
  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

We don’t collect or store your personal information (eg your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.

We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

Name Purpose Expires
_utma Determines the number of unique visitors to the site 2 years
_utmb This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on our site 30 minutes
_utmc This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser when you close your browser
_utmz This provides information about how you reached the site (eg from another website or a search engine) 6 months
ga_nextpage_params This stores data to be sent to Google on the next page you request when you close your browser
GDS_successEvents and GDS_analyticsTokens These help us identify how you use GOV.UK so we can make the site better 4 months

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