To help make your experience on this website easier we sometimes place small amounts of information on your computer, mobile phone or device. These small files are known as ‘cookies’ and are used to collect information about how you browse this website.
What are cookies?
Cookies are tiny text files that are saved to your computer or device when you browse websites. Some cookies are automatically deleted after you finish using a website, but they can be stored on your computer for different lengths of time depending on what function they perform. Session cookies are temporary and deleted when you leave a website or close your web browser, whereas persistent cookies last for a fixed period of time, defined within the cookie, and allow the website to recognise your device and track repeat visits.
Some cookies are set directly by the Ministry of Defence Police. Others are set by third-parties when you visit this website. Third-party cookies may include those set by advertising networks, the partners we use for web analytics (e.g. Google Analytics), and external websites delivering embedded content and videos (e.g. YouTube).
The following cookies are used on our website for producing statistics/analytics and assisting with marketing.
We use Google Analytics software (Universal Analytics) to collect information about how you use this website. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users, to help us make improvements and to support recruitment campaigns.
Google Analytics stores information about:
Google Analytics sets the following cookies:
|_ga||To collect information about how you use our website.||2 years|
|_gat||Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made.||When you close your browser|
|_gid||This helps us count how many people visit our website by tracking if you’ve visited before.||1 day|
|collect||Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.||1 day|
These cookies are set by YouTube when site visitors view videos using the embedded YouTube player.
|LOGIN_INFO||Used by YouTube||2 years|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Lets You Tube count the views of embedded You Tube videos||9 months|
|SID||This cookie is used by Google in combination with HSID to verify a Google user account and most recent login time.||2 years|
|HSID||Used by Google in combination with SID to verify Google user account and most recent login time||2 years|
|demographics||Most likely used for demographic profiling and targeting for advertising||2 years|
|APISID||Most likely used for demographic profiling and targeting for advertising||2 years|
|GPS||Used by Youtube to register a unique ID on mobile devices to enable geographical GPS location tracking||30 minutes|
|YSC||YouTube uses this to keep statistics about what videos you have seen from YouTube that are embedded on our website||When you close your browser|
These cookies are set by Vimeo when site visitors view videos using the embedded Vimeo function.
|Vuid||Collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as which pages have been read||2 years|
These cookies are set by Issuu when site visitors view publications embedded on the website.
|_qca||Collects anonymous data on the user’s visits to the website such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded with the purpose of generating reports for optimising the website content.||1 year|
|CacheStorageVersion||Used by Facebook to track visitors across the website and to deliver advertising that is relevant and engaging for the individual user, and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.||persistent|
|iutk||Recognises the user’s device and what Issuu documents have been read.||10 years|
You can change your web browser settings to reject new cookies or delete existing cookies. Find out more here:
To learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit: www.aboutcookies.org
In addition to managing the cookie settings on this website, you can opt-out of tracking and targeting cookies by following the instructions provided on the appropriate third-party websites.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout