GDC Cookie policy

Cookies and how we use them

The GDC websites use cookies. A 'cookie' is a piece of information, like a tag, which some websites create to enable the web server to collect information from your computer. In doing so some cookies collect data such as your IP address or location information which under the General Data Protection Regulation are your personal data.

The 'cookies' we use log your progress through the site and record how you accessed it. We use the statistical information collected in cookies to improve our content. Some cookies are, however, essential for our websites to work and cannot be disabled.

Setting your preferences 

Below, we have listed the cookies we use on our public web products. We have highlighted those which are optional and which you are choosing to activate if you agree to their use.

To change your cookie preference, click below to display our cookie banner and select your desired option.  Your preferences will be set for all websites within the primary website *.gdc-uk.org as detailed below.




The cookies we use          

GDC Public Website 

www.gdc-uk.org

Cookie name Purpose Persistent or Session
_gaUsed by google analytics to distinguish users. Optional.Persistent
(2 years)
_gidUsed by google analytics to distinguish users. Optional.Persistent
(1 day)
_gatUsed by google analytics to throttle request rate. Optional.Session
(1 minute)
GDC_cookieconsent_statusUsed by GDC to record your selected cookie preference. Not essential but would result in cookie message being displayed on every visit if not selected. Optional.Persistent
(365 days)
​ __cfduid ​ Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic. Essential. ​Persistent (1 year)

Contactus

contactus.gdc-uk.org

Cookie name Purpose Persistent or Session
_gaUsed by google analytics to distinguish users. Optional.Persistent
(2 years)
_gidUsed by google analytics to distinguish users. Optional.Persistent
(1 day)
_gatUsed by google analytics to throttle request rate. Optional.Session
(1 minute)
GDC_cookieconsent_statusUsed by GDC to record your selected cookie preference. Not essential but would result in cookie message being displayed on every visit if not selected. Optional.Persistent
(365 days)

Standards portal

standards.gdc-uk.org

Cookie name Purpose Persistent or Session
_gaUsed by google analytics to distinguish users. Optional.Persistent
(2 years)
_gidUsed by google analytics to distinguish users. Optional.Persistent
(1 day)
_gatUsed by google analytics to throttle request rate. Optional.Session
(1 minute)
GDC_cookieconsent_statusUsed by GDC to record your selected cookie preference. Not essential but would result in cookie message being displayed on every visit if not selected. Optional.Persistent
(365 days)
 

Online Register

olr.gdc-uk.org

Cookie name Purpose Persistent or Session
_gaUsed by google analytics to distinguish users. Optional.Persistent
(2 years)
_gidUsed by google analytics to distinguish users. Optional.Persistent
(1 day)
_gatUsed by google analytics to throttle request rate. Optional.Session
(1 minute)
GDC_cookieconsent_statusUsed by GDC to record your selected cookie preference. Not essential but would result in cookie message being displayed on every visit if not selected. Optional.Persistent
(365 days)

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