Cookies that measure website use

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use ‘Apply for teacher training’. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • Whether you’ve visited before
  • the pages you visit on ‘Apply for teacher training’
  • how long you spend on each page
  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

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How we use cookies

Essential cookies

Essential ‘Apply for teacher training’ cookies include:

Name Purpose Expires
_apply_for_postgraduate_teacher_training_session Stores encrypted session data When you close your browser
consented-to-apply-cookies Saves your cookie consent settings 6 months

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

Name Purpose Expires
_ga Used to distinguish anonymous users 2 years
_gid Used to distinguish anonymous users 24 hours
_gat_gtag_UA_112932657_3 Throttle requests 10 minutes