Cookies on our service
Cookies are files saved on your phone, tablet or computer when you visit a website.
We use 2 types of cookie.
Strictly necessary cookies
These essential cookies do things like:
- remember the notifications you've seen so we do not show them to you again
- remember your progress through a form
They always need to be on.
Cookies that measure website use
We use Google Analytics to measure how you use the website so we can improve it based on user needs. Google Analytics sets cookies that store anonymised information about:
- how you got to the site
- the pages you visit on GOV.UK and government digital services, and how long you spend on each page
- what you click on while you're visiting the site
We do not allow Google to use or share the data about how you use this site.
|_gat||Tracks your current session activity||When you close your browser|
|_gid||Identifies you to register-childminder.service.gov.uk||24 hours|
|_ga||These help us count how many people visit register-childminder.service.gov.uk by tracking if you’ve visited before||Two years|
|cookie_preferences||Remembers your cookie preferences (defaults to opted out)||28 days|
|seen_cookie_message||Remembers if you have seen the cookie message||28 days|
|_ofs||Used to validate your application||When you close your browser|