The Street Manager service puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.
Cookies are used to:
- measure how you use the service so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
- remember the notifications you’ve seen so that we don’t show them to you again
- make your experience on the website as smooth as possible
Cookies on the Street Manager service aren’t used to identify you.
You’ll see a message on the site to tell you we will be storing cookies on your computer.
Find out more about how to manage cookies.
How cookies are used on the Street Manager service
Street Manager uses many different types of cookies to make sure it works securely and consistently. The service uses the following cookies:
Essential Street Manager application cookies
You’ll see a pop-up message about cookies being used on the Street Manager service when you first visit the site. We’ll store a cookie on your computer so that the message will not be shown to you again for 28 days.
|connect.sid||This is used to persist data in the application||30 mins|
|_csrf||CSRF protection||After 30 minutes of inactivity|
Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)
We use Google Analytics software (Universal Analytics) to collect information about how you use GOV.UK. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements, for example improving site search.
Google Analytics stores information about:
- the pages you visit on GOV.UK
- how long you spend on each GOV.UK page
- how you got to the site
- what you click on while you’re visiting the site
We do not collect or store your personal information (for example, your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.
We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
Google Analytics sets the following cookies.
|_ga||This helps us count how many people visit GOV.UK by tracking if you’ve visited before||2 years|
|_gid||This helps us count how many people visit GOV.UK by tracking if you’ve visited before||24 hours|
|_gat||Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made||10 minutes|
Cookies on other government services
Most services we link to are run by different government departments, for example HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) or the Home Office. These services may set additional cookies and, if so, will have their own cookies policy.