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. They 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.
You can find out more about how to manage cookies on the
Your consent to cookies
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.
The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of our website. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.
Necessary cookies help to make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
|Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.||Session||HTTP Cookie|
|CookieConsent||gov.je||Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain||1 year||HTTP Cookie|
Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
|_ceg.s||gov.je||Used by the service Crazy Egg to register where the visitor clicks on the website. The cookie enables the service to recognise the visitor on returning visits.||3 months||HTTP Cookie|
|_ceg.u||gov.je||Used by the service Crazy Egg to register where the visitor clicks on the website. The cookie enables the service to recognise the visitor on returning visits.||3 months||HTTP Cookie|
|_dc_gtm_UA-#||gov.je||Used by Google Tag Manager to control the loading of a Google Analytics script tag.||Session||HTTP Cookie|
|_ga||gov.je||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||2 years||HTTP Cookie|
|_gid||gov.je||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||Session||HTTP Cookie|
Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
|collect||google-analytics.com||Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.||Session||Pixel Tracker|
|impression.php/#||facebook.com||Used by Facebook to register impressions on pages with the Facebook login button.||Session||Pixel Tracker|
|PREF||youtube.com||Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites.||8 months||HTTP Cookie|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||youtube.com||Tries to estimate the user's bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.||179 days||HTTP Cookie|
|YSC||youtube.com||Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.||Session||HTTP Cookie|
Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.
Our 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:
__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 information pages
When you set your preferences and click the 'OK' 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.org website
Our 'Login' link allows you to set your email notification preferences and makes comments within the Planning Register. This is the area of the site where we manage your account.
Gov.je sign in and registration
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.
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:
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 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.
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
We link to Google's translation tool so you can read our website in another language. Google sets cookies when you use this tool.
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 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.
We link to our LinkedIn company page in our website footer. LinkedIn will set its own cookies if you visit their website.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.