Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity Website Cookies

The Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity website uses cookies which are small text files that we store on your computer. For more information about cookies you can visit many sites includingwww.allaboutcookies.org and www.aboutcookies.org.

EU Privacy Law now requires that we provide you with information about our cookies so that you can make an informed decision about whether you want to allow us to continue using them while you browse our site. Please be aware that some of our cookies are ‘strictly necessary’ for the operation of the site such as storing login statuses and preventing us using them will prevent you from using this site.

We do also use other cookies to enhance your expereince with us as well as some 3rd party cookies that will be set when other pieces of software such as analytics. If you do not want cookies to be set you can block them using your web browser software. For more information about this you can carry out an internet search about ‘blocking cookies’ at google for example by clicking here.

3rd Party Cookies:
The Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity website also uses other cookies for 3rd party applications including Google Analytics. Please be aware that we do not pass any personal details to these applications and only use these applications to improve our site, it’s operation and the service we provide to you. We have provided some detail about these cookies below further down the page.

We also provide social sharing tools such as Facebook and Twitter. If you use any of these tools you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don’t control these cookies, so please check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Google Analytics:

To help us understand how you browse our website and to help us provide a better service to you we use Google Analytics for tracking site vists and browsing behaviour. We do not store as part of our analytics system or transmit to Google any personal data.

Cookie Name Duration (Seconds) Information
__utma 63072000 This cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.
__utmb 1800 Holds timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor first visits the site.
__utmc session only Holds timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves the site.
__utmv 63072000 Stores information used within Analytics to identify user as part of a custom segmentation.
__utmx 63072000 Stores data pertaining to particular Website Optimizer test a user is part of.
__utmz 15768000 Keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine they used, what link was clicked on, what keyword they used, and where in the world they are when they accessed the website.