Last updated
22 Feb 2022

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We use cookies in order to make this website work more efficiently and to gather information about how people use it. The table on this page explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookies we use on this site:
Cookie name Domain Expires Purpose

SESSION

survey.census.gov.scot

N/A (session cookie)

Session cookie used by the census questionnaire.

_pk_id<id>

survey.census.gov.scot

13 months (default)

Piwik/Matomo (website analytics system) first party tracking cookies. 

_pk_ses<id>

survey.census.gov.scot

30 minutes (default)

Piwik/Matomo (website analytics system) first party tracking cookies.

_pk_ref<id>

survey.census.gov.scot

6 months (default)

Piwik/Matomo (website analytics system) first party tracking cookies.

_PK_cvar<id>

survey.census.gov.scot

30 minutes (default)

Piwik/Matomo (website analytics system) first party tracking cookies.

_ga

census.gov.scot

2 years

Google Analytics

_ga_

census.gov.scot

2 years

Google Analytics

_gat_gtag_UA_220716

census.gov.scot

2 years

Google Analytics

_gid

census.gov.scot

2 years

Google Analytics

-utmz

census.gov.scot

6 months

Google Analytics

-utmv

census.gov.scot

2 years

Google Analytics

-utma

census.gov.scot

2 years

Google Analytics

-utmb

census.gov.scot

1 hour

Google Analytics

-utmc

census.gov.scot

Session

Google Analytics

SESSION

requests.census.gov.scot

N/A (session cookie)

Session cookie used by our system for requesting new Internet Access Codes or support materials.

cookie-agreed census.gov.scot 100 days A cookie that stores a user's cookie consent response.
COOKIE_CONSENT survey.census.gov.scot 28 days A cookie that stores a user's cookie consent response.
_genesys.widgets.app.autoLoadList census.gov.scot N/A (session cookie) Webchat
_genesys.widgets.webchat.metaData census.gov.scot N/A (session cookie) Webchat
_genesys.widgets.webchat.state.open census.gov.scot N/A (session cookie) Webchat

_genesys.widgets.webchat.state.purecloud
-v2-sockets.ConversationID

census.gov.scot N/A (session cookie) Webchat
_genesys.widgets.webchat.state.purecloud
-v2-sockets.JWtoken
census.gov.scot N/A (session cookie) Webchat
_genesys.widgets.webchat.state.purecloud
-v2-sockets.LastMsgId
census.gov.scot N/A (session cookie) Webchat
_genesys.widgets.webchat.state.purecloud
-v2-sockets.MemberID
census.gov.scot N/A (session cookie) Webchat
_genesys.widgets.webchat.state.purecloud
-v2-sockets.WS_URL
census.gov.scot N/A (session cookie) Webchat
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