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What information do we collect?
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cyberaware.gov.uk collects your personal information through cookies placed on our website either by a third party or hosted by Cyber Aware
When you visit our website we collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We only record data such as the type of web browser and operating system you are using, the pages you visit, and the date and time of your visit.
We cannot identify you personally from this information and we will not associate any data gathered from this site with any other personally identifying information from any source.
We do not attempt to collect any personal data about you through this web site unless you provide it to us voluntarily; for example, by sending us an email.
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You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Regularly reviewing this page ensures you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties.
cyberaware.gov.uk 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 website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
cyberaware.gov.uk cookies aren’t used to identify you personally.
How cookies are used on cyberaware.gov.uk
We use Twitter and Facebook to allow you to interact with us via social media.
We use CloudFlare to protect the website against DDoS attacks.
We use DoubleClick and Mookie to track where our visitors are coming from.
We also use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use Cyberaware.gov.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 Cyberaware.gov.uk
- How long you spend on each Cyberaware.gov.uk page
- How you got to the site
- What you click on while you’re visiting the site
The cookies set are as follows:
First party persistent cookies
This is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information. It expires after 6 years.
Determines the number of unique visitors to the site. It expires after 2 years.
This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on our site. It expires after 30 minutes.
This provides information about how you reached the site (e.g. from another website or a search engine). It expires after 6 months.
Third party persistent cookies from doubleclick.net
Used for identifying where visitors are coming from. It expires after 17 months.
Third party persistent cookies from mookie1.com
This cookie is associated with the Netscaler load balancer used by Mookie. It expires after 1 minute.
Ad targeting cookie associated with the Real Media ad network. It expires after 2 years.
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