Cookies and how we use them
The 'cookies' we use log your progress through the site and record how you accessed it. We use the statistical information collected in cookies to improve our content. However, some cookies are essential for our websites to work securely and should not be disabled.
Users can decide how and when personal data is collected and used in cookies. Non-essential cookies will only be enabled if you choose to activate them.
Setting your preferences
Below, we have listed the cookies we use on this site. We have highlighted those which are optional and which you are choosing to activate if you agree to their use.
To change your cookie preference, click below to display our cookie banner and select your desired option.
Also highlighted below are those cookies which are essential to the function of the website which cannot be deactivated.
|Cookie Name||Purpose||Persistent or Session|
|GDCAUM||Manages status and progress for logging into eGDC. Essential.||Session|
|.ASPXAUTH||Maintains user session on eGDC. Essential.||Session|
|bdfhjigeca||Manages status, progress and retrieval of data for returning users for online applications. Essential.||Persistent (45 days)|
|_ga||Used by google analytics to distinguish users. Optional.||Persistent (2 years)|
|_gid||Used by google analytics to distinguish users. Optional.||Persistent (1 day)|
|_gat||Used by google analytics to throttle request rate. Optional.||Session (1 minute)|
|GDC_cookieconsent_status||Used by eGDC to record your selected cookie preference. Not essential but would result in cookie message being displayed on every visit if not selected. Optional.||Persistent (365 days)|