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Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales’ website uses cookies to ensure functionality and to improve the overall user experience when browsing our website.

Cookies are small text files placed on your device when you visit websites. They are often used to remember preferences, make websites work more effectively or to collect trend patterns and information from visitors.

The cookies in use on this website are listed below:

 

Type Name Purpose
Functional Cookie ASP.NET_SessionId These cookies store temporary information to enable site functionality. These are deleted when you close your browser.
Third Party Cookies

Third Parties serve cookies via this website. They are used to integrate services from other providers onto the Commissioner’s website. We use platforms such as YouTube videos and social media plug-ins for visitors to view, interact with and share our content.

These cookies will only be stored on your device when you interact with these elements. These third parties may store cookies on your device when you are redirected to their website. Cookies obtained via third party websites are not the responsibility of the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales’ website. For more information please view the third party’s own Privacy Notice.

Third party cookies in use on this website:

 

Third Party Cookie Purpose
YouTube VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, GEO, PREF Enables you to view embedded videos on our website
Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how users navigate and interact with our website.

We use this information to monitor trends, compile reports and look for ways to improve our content and website structure. These cookies collect anonymous information from users and help us by collating the number of visitors to the site, how they came about to our website and what pages they visited.

To do this, Google Analytics sets the following cookies on a visitor’s device:

 

Cookie Purpose Expiration
__utma Used to determine unique visitors to our website 2 years from set/update
__utmb Used to establish unique session intervals and helps us determined page visits and duration of each visit 30 minutes from set/update
__utmz Used to identify referrals and entry methods used to access our website 6 months from set/update

For specific instructions on how to manage cookies, visit Direct Gov: Managing Cookies.

Contacting us

If you have any questions or comments about this Cookies Notice, please contact our Data Protection Officer (details below).

Write to:

Data Protection Officer
The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
Cambrian Buildings
Mount Stuart Square
Cardiff
CF10 5FL

Email: ask@olderpeople.wales

Phone: 03442 640 670

If you have a complaint that we cannot resolve, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office, which is the statutory regulator for data protection matters. The Information Commission can be contacted at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/.

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