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We have carried out a cookie audit on the Essex Police Museum website and the cookies set by our website are listed in the following table:
|__utma||Google Analytics||This keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.|
|__utmb||Google Analytics||A timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters the site.|
|__utmc||Google Analytics||A timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves the site - having waited 30 minutes for another pageview to happen, and if it doesn’t, it expires.|
|__utmz||Google Analytics||This keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked on, what keywords were used, and where in the world the site was accessed from.|
We use Google Analytics to evaluate how users use our website and the above cookies are set in order to do this. These cookies do not collect personal data.
If you wish to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.