To enable this app to function, we sometimes place small data files on your computer. These are known as cookies.
This app uses essential cookies in some places – we've listed each of them explicitly in a table below with more details about why we use them and how long they will last.
These essential cookies are used for site navigation and session management, and this app may not function correctly without them. They are used only to help you navigate through the site and to view and complete activities.
|Cookie name||Purpose||Duration||Personal data stored|
|session||Allows the user to be recognised within Budget Simulator so the answers they submit are remembered from page to page. Cleared when the user submits their budget or ends their browsing session.||Until end of the session||None|
This app may use non-essential cookies in some places.These non-essential cookies are not required to make the app function correctly. If any non-essential cookies are used in this app, you will find them listed below.
This website also uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ('Google'). Google Analytics uses 'cookies', which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
Google Analytics sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and volumes of usage. This is to ensure that the service is available when you want it and fast.
|Cookie name||Typical content||Duration|
|_utma||Randomly generated number||2 years|
|_utmb||Randomly generated number||30 minutes|
|_utmc||Randomly generated number||Until end of the session|
|_utmz||Randomly generated number + info on how the site was reached (e.g. directly or via a link, organic search or paid search)||6 months|
|ga||Randomly generated number||24 months|
For further details on the cookies set by Google Analytics, please refer to the Google Code website.