Details about cookies on this service
If your cookies are switched off
You will see an error message when you try to use the website if your cookies are disabled.
How to turn cookies on depends on the browser you are using and how up to date it is.
Find out how to change your settings for the most popular browsers, including:
- Internet Explorer
- Mozilla Firefox
- Google Chrome
- Safari, commonly used on iPads, iPhones and other Apple computers
Find out how to manage cookies for other browsers.
Cookies that measure website use
We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use the website. We use this information to improve this website.
We do not allow Google to use or share the data about how you use this site.
Google analytics cookies collect and store information about:
- the page you visit - what you click on when using the website
- how long you spend on each page
- how you got to the website
|_ga||Counts how many people visit the website by tracking if you’ve visited before.||60 minutes or when you close your browser|
|_gat_*||Used to count how many pages are viewed and how often.||10 minutes|
|_gid||Counts how many people visit the website by tracking if you’ve visited before.||24 hours|
Cookies that help performance
We use some cookies to help make sure this website works consistently for everyone.
|AWSALB||Cookies help us to allocate server traffic to make the user experience as smooth as possible.||1 day|
|AWSALBCORS||Cookies help us to allocate server traffic to make the user experience as smooth as possible.||1 day|
Cookies that help keep your information secure
We use session cookies to keep your information secure as you move back and forward through the website.
These cookies are automatically removed from your computer when you complete your application or if you:
- don’t do anything for 60 minutes
- close your browser
- switch off your computer
|sessionID||To remember where you are in the application and your previous answers so you can move back and forward through the website.||60 minutes or when you close your browser|
You will see a banner when you visit this website inviting you to accept or reject cookies. We’ll set a cookie to store your settings.
|DWP_ANALYTICS_COOKIE||This records your cookie preference for Google Analytics||1 year|