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Cookies policy

​​​Cookies and how we use them on gov.je

Cookies are small files which can be stored on your computer when you visit a website. These files contain information about the webpages you look at so that the next time you visit the site it can be customised to meet your needs.

Below are the cookies we use and how we use them. We've also included information about third-party cookies set by other websites that you can be aware of as you interact with our website.

Most browsers support cookies but you can set your browser to decline them and delete them whenever you like. However, some functions of our website may not work as they should if cookies are not enabled.

You can find out more about how to manage cookies on the AboutCookies.org website.

AboutCookies.org website

Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics cookies to collect information about how you use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. These cookies are used to store non-personally identifiable information.

Six cookies are used: 

  • ​__utma
  • __utmb
  • __utmc
  • __utmv
  • __utmz
  • __utmt

__utmc is a session cookie, deleted at the end of your session. All others are persistent cookies expiring two years, 30 minutes, two years, six months and 10 minutes respectively.

You can find more information from Google.

Safeguarding your data ​on Google's support informatio​n pag​es

Your preferences

When you click the 'Continue' button on our cookies banner, a persistent cookie is saved. It is set to never expire so that our website remembers your preference for future visits.

How to delete cookies on the AboutCookies.o​rg website

Site login

Our 'Login' link takes you to another of our websites, ​​www.mygov.je. This is our secure website where we manage your account.

We use cookies during the login process on this website to identify you and keep your session secure.

MyGov sign in and registration

Forms

The forms on our website are powered by Firmstep, a software provider, and the cookies set when you use a form are first-party cookies set by our website servers. 

One cookie is used to direct your request to the appropriate server and the other is a unique identifier given to you for the duration of your site visit. It is used to ensure that only you are shown information relevant to you.

These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information about you and expire when you end your session on our website.

Advertising

This website does not use advertising technologies and no cookies are sent to your browser.

We do not work with any third parties to implement tracking cookies or beacons and would not do so without your prior knowledge and consent.

​Third party​ cookies and websites

Our website does not set the cookies from the other websites discussed below, but we do embed content (eg YouTube videos) and link to other sites (eg to LinkedIn and SurveyMonkey) that will set cookies of their own.

We've listed some of these websites below.

Crazy Egg

Crazy Egg's software collects information about how visitors to gov.je interact with our website. This allows us to evaluate and, if necessary, modify our website to improve its functions and make it easier for you to use.

Crazy Egg privacy policy

Dialogue

Delib's Dialogue software is a discussion tool that we use to facilitate engagement with the public. To post comments and have your Dialogue login remembered across pages, cookies are set on your computer.

Delib cookies statement

Disqus

Disqus is a discussion tool that we use to allow you to comment on our blog posts. To post comments and have your Disqus login remembered across pages, cookies are set on your computer.

Disqus: use of cookies

DoubleClick by Google

DoubleClick is a subsidiary of Google which provides internet ad serving services. DoubleClick uses cookies to improve their advertising. They use the information to:

  • target advertising based on what’s relevant to you
  • to avoid showing you ads you’ve already seen
  • to provide campaign performance information to their advertisers

When you visit the gov.je site your browser automatically sends this information to DoubleClick. DoubleClick cookies contain no personally identifiable information.

Read more about how DoubleClick uses cookies

Facebook

Our website offers a Facebook share button so you can share pages via your own Facebook account. Facebook will not set cookies on your browser unless you use the share button and will only store personally identifiable cookie information if you are logged into their services.

Facebook Data Policy

Google Translate

We link to Google's translation tool so you can read our website in another language. Google sets cookies when you use this tool.

Google privacy policy

GovMetric feedback

Most of the pages on our website have a feedback tool on them. It's an effective and simple way for us to find out what needs to be improved.

This feedback tool sets a cookie to inform us of how many clicks it gets. This cookie does not store any of the information you include in the feedback you send.

Job applications

Job adverts are posted on our website and if you apply for a job with the States of Jersey your application is processed via TalentLink, our recruitment software.

The application process occurs on a separate website and will set cookies on your browser. These cookies ensure that the information you use to log in and send as part of your application is kept secure.

LinkedIn

We link to our LinkedIn company page in our website footer. LinkedIn will set its own cookies if you visit their website.

LinkedIn privacy policy

SmartSurvey

We use SmartSurvey for creating surveys and we link to surveys on their website. SmartSurvey will set its own cookies if you choose to participate in our surveys on their website.

SmartSurvey privacy policy

SurveyMonkey

We use SurveyMonkey for creating surveys and we link to surveys on their website. SurveyMonkey will set its own cookies if you choose to participate in our surveys on their website.

SurveyMonkey privacy policy

Tickets

Our ticket buying service is provided by Tickets.com Inc. Tickets.com Inc will set its own cookies if you visit their website to buy tickets.

Tickets.com Inc privacy policy

Twitter

Our website offers a Twitter share button so you can share pages via your own Twitter feed. Twitter will set cookies on your browser but will not store personally identifiable cookie information unless you are logged into their services.

Twitter privacy policy

YouTube

We embed videos from YouTube on our website. YouTube will set cookies on your browser but will not store personally identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos unless you are logged into their services.

Google p​rivacy policy

​First party cookies / session state

ASP.NET_SessionId cookie

We set this cookie to establish a unique ​session for the duration of your visit to our website so that our server recognises your computer and only shows you information relevant to you. It is a performance cookie designed to improve your experience on our website.

This cookie does not store any personally identifiable information about you and expires when you end your session on our website.

ISAWPLB cookie

This cookie is designed to improve your experience on our website. It's there to send information from your browser to the same server during your visit to our website. This divides the amount of work that our servers have to do between two or more computers and, in general, serves you faster.

This cookie does not store any personally identifiable information about you and expires when you end your session on our website.

WSS_FullScreenMode

We set this Microsoft SharePoint cookie for internal use of the application we run our website on to enable communication, identify your user session and / or exchange information with the content management system.

This cookie does not store any personally identifiable information about you and expires when you end your session on our website.

databaseBtnDesc and databaseBtnText

These cookies are necessary to provide information to you from our databases as part of your visit to our website.

These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information about you and expire when you end your session on our website.

ARRAffinity / AWSELB

These session cookies are designed to improve your experience on our website. T​hey're there to send information from your browser to the same server during your visit to our website. This divides the amount of work that our servers have to do between two or more computers and, in general, serves you faster.

These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information about you and expire when you end your session on our website.

CAESAR2AUTH_PUBLIC

CAESAR is the software we use on our website to allow customers to make GST payments. It sets a secure cookie on your browser that is necessary to make the payment process work correctly.

This cookie does not store any personally identifiable information about you and expires when you end your session on our website.

FedAuth

FedAuth (Federated Identity for SharePoint Applications) is a persistent cookie that our website sets to grant you access to applications and services across our domains.

Changes to this policy

We may, at any time, revise this policy without notice so you should check it regularly. Continued use of the States of Jersey website after a change has been made is your acceptance of the change.

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