Cookies used by BT

    The Community Web Kit has been developed by BT to help community groups build and maintain their own websites. However responsibility for the content of these websites lies with the organisation which builds them and not with BT. To provide this facility the website uses the following cookies which have been categorised by BT as ‘strictly necessary’ using the ICC UK guide of cookie categorisation.

    • ASP.NET_SessionId: This is the ASP.NET framework ‘session cookie’. Please note that because BT doesn’t control the content of this website it is possible that other cookies will also be used, these are the responsibility of the organisation the site represents and not BT.

    Other cookies on this site.

    Information About Cookies

    A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that our website places on your computer. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse this website and also allows us to improve our site.  Some of the cookies we use are "analytics" cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

    Analytics Cookies

    These cookies allow us to recognise and count our visitors and to see how visitors move around the website. This helps us to improve the way the website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. These cookies help us measure and improve site performance using a service provided by Google Analytics.

    Cookie

    Issuer

    Expiry

    Purpose

     

    __utma

     

    Google Analytics

    2 years

    This is a tracking cookie used by Google Analytics to track return visits to a site.

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    __utmb

     

    Google Analytics

    30 mins

    Google Analytics uses this cookie to establish a session.

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    __utmc

     

    Google Analytics

    End of session

    Google Analytics uses this cookie to establish a session.

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    __utmv

     

    Google Analytics

     

    Google Analytics uses this cookie to classify visitors for reporting purposes

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    __utmz

    Google Analytics

    6 mths

    This cookie tracks where users to our sites come from and which search engines they used. It is also used to determine visitor navigation within the site.

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    PREF

    Google

    2 yrs

    This cookie stores user preferences in relation to the google search functionality on our site.

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    Third Party Cookies

    These cookies include social media tools to enhance interaction (such as Facebook and Twitter). If you are signed up to these sites their cookies may be set through our website.

    Cookie

    Issuer

    Expiry

    Purpose

     

    guest_id

    Twitter

    2 yrs

    This cookie is issued by Twitter. This is written is conjunction with the Twitter feeds on our sites.

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    K

    Twitter

     

    This cookie is issued by Twitter. This is written is conjunction with the Twitter feeds on our sites.

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    _tmid

    Tube Mogul

    10 yrs

    This cookie is written by Brightcove who host the video content on our sites. It used to track video usage. This is an anonymous tracking cookie and doesn’t store any personal information.

     

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    Xtc

    Add This

    2 yrs

    This cookie is created and read by a social sharing plug-in called AddThis. This is used to provide analytics data and a more personalised sharing experience.

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    uid

    Add This

    2 yrs

    This cookie is created and read by a social sharing plug-in called AddThis. This is used to provide analytics data and a more personalised sharing experience.

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    uvc

    Add This

    2 yrs

    This cookie is created and read by a social sharing plug-in called AddThis. This is used to provide analytics data and a more personalised sharing experience.

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    uit

    Add This

    1 day

    This cookie is created and read by a social sharing plug-in called AddThis. This is used to provide analytics data and a more personalised sharing experience.

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    Psc

    Add This

    2 yrs

    This cookie is created and read by a social sharing plug-in called AddThis. This is used to provide analytics data and a more personalised sharing experience.

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    __atuvc

    Add This

    2 yrs

    This cookie is created and read by a social sharing plug-in called AddThis. The cookie makes sure the user sees the updated count if they share a page.

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    Functional Cookies

    We use cookies as they are essential to basic site functionality. They are anonymous and are automatically deleted when you close your browser.The Community Web Kit has been developed by BT to help community groups build and maintain their own websites. However responsibility for the content of these websites lies with the organisation which builds them and not with BT. To provide this facility the website uses the following cookies which have been categorised by BT as ‘strictly necessary’ using the ICC UK guide of cookie categorisation. ASP.NET_SessionId: This is the ASP.NET framework ‘session cookie’. Please note that because BT doesn’t control the content of this website it is possible that other cookies will also be used, these are the responsibility of the organisation the site represents and not BT.

     

    Blocking Cookies

    You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the placing on your computer of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including functional cookies) you may not be able to use all or parts of this website.  Instructions on how to change your browser settings are available at the following links:

    Internet Explorer

    Google Chrome

    Mozilla Firefox

    Safari

    Opera

    Further Information

    If you are still unsure about cookies, or you just want help to manage them, then please visit www.allaboutcookies.org