Which cookies are used by the Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service

What are cookies?

Cookies are files that store information on your hard drive or browser which means that Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service can recognise that you have visited their website before. By seeing how you use them, we can measure usability of the website.

Use of cookies

We use cookies on our website. However, we do not collect or store personal data via the cookies used.

When someone visits our website we collect standard internet log information. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the website. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone.

The table below provides an overview of all the cookies used by Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service, the purpose of the cookie, when it expires and how you can find out further information about each cookie:

 

What 1st? Cookies Set Expires Potential Intrusiveness Thoughts
Google Analytics 1st 68 730 days 3 This cookie collects information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come from and the pages they have visited.

List of 1st party cookies set on the .lancsfirerescue.org.uk Domain

Cookie Name Cookies Set Expires Information
PHPSESSID 17 Date not set Session Cookie -stored in temporary memory and is not retained after the browser is closed. Session cookies do not collect information from your computer. They typically will store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify the user
__utma 17 730 days Google Analytics - Google Analytics uses this cookie name.
__utmb 17 Less than one day Google Analytics - Google Analytics uses this cookie name.
__utmc 17 Date not set Google Analytics - Google Analytics uses this cookie name.
__utmz 17 182 days Google Analytics - Google Analytics uses this cookie name.