It was last reviewed in June 2023.
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We use some cookies to make the website work, and we call these ‘essential cookies’. Other cookies allow us to enhance the experience.
- Essential cookies. These are required for our website to function, and to allow visitors to use some of the features.
- Analytics cookies. These allow us to understand how many people visit and how they use our website. This helps us to improve the website experience.
- Functionality cookies. These allow us to recognise you when you return to our website and personalise content for you, for example by remembering your preferences.
Below is a list of the individual cookies we use on ourfuturehealth.org.uk and research.ourfuturehealth.org.uk:
|Cookie||Type||Purpose||How long do we keep these cookies?|
|_researcher_portal_session||Essential||Stores session data||Until you close your browser|
|_pk_testcookie||Essential||Used to check whether the visitor’s browser supports cookies||We do not keep these cookies|
|_pk_ses, _pk_cvar, _pk_hsr||Essential||Used to temporarily store data for the visit||30 minutes|
|_pk_ref||Analytics||Used to store referral information for the visitor’s first visit the website||6 months|
|_pk_id||Analytics||Used to store details about the visitor such as the unique visitor ID||13 months|
|mtm_consent||Essential||Used to store consent for analytics, provided by the visitor||1 year, unless revoked by user|
|cookie_consent_refused||Essential||Used to store if the user has declined the use of analytics cookies||1 year|
|MATOMO_SESSID||Essential||Helps prevent CSRF security issues||We do not keep these cookies|
|_csrf||Essential||Helps prevent CSRF security issues||We do not keep these cookies|
We aim to meet the highest standards of data privacy and use Matomo to analyse the use of our website. Matomo does not require that we share analytics data related to your activity with any third parties and enables you to opt out of tracking.