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Use of 'Cookies' on the West Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership website

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.

Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The cookies that we use do not record any personal information- they only tell us your computer's IP Address and where you are in the country.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Third Party Cookies

Our site has a number of pages with embedded videos or other content from third parties. Cookies placed on your computer or mobile device from a third parties are not related to westlothian.gov.uk

The table below explains the cookies we use and why:

CookieNamePurpose
Session CookieJSESSIONIDThis is a general purpose cookie; it stores information about the current user session on your computer. It allows you to navigate from page to page whilst remembering where you have been.  It is needed for the web site to function correctly. It contains no personal information and is deleted when you close your browser.
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These cookies are 'performance' cookies used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile statistical reports and to help us improve the site.
The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

No personal data is collected.

Information about these cookies and how to reject or delete them:

You can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you visit.

Change cookie settings for this website

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit allaboutcookies.org.

You can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you visit.