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What is a cookie

A cookie is a small piece of data that may be stored on your computer or mobile device. It allows a website “remember” your actions or preferences over a length of time.

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How are they used on this site?

This site uses 2 different types of cookie

  • Session Cookies
  • Persistent Cookies

Session Cookies are temporary cookies that are not stored on your computer or mobile device. They are used as part of the registration process for financial security purposes. A session cookie is also used to remember your language preference when viewing the site. These session cookies are erased when you close your browser, or after 20 minutes of inactivity.

Persistent cookies are those placed on your computer or mobile device for a pre-determined length of time when you visit this site. This site only places cookies that are specific to this site.

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Cognate Health uses Google Analytics to monitor the overall performance of our site. Google confirm that these Cookies comply with applicable Data Protection laws here.

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This page describes how gtag.js uses Google Analytics cookies to measure user interactions on websites.


As a user navigates between web pages, you can use the gtag.js tagging library to record information about the page the user has seen (for example, the page’s URL) in Google Analytics. The gtag.js tagging library uses HTTP Cookies to “remember” the user’s previous interactions with the web pages.

Google Analytics Cookies used on this site

Cookie name Default expiration time Can be set? Description
_ga 2 years Yes Used to distinguish users.
_gid 24 hours No Used to distinguish users.
_gat 1 minutes No Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>.
AMP_TOKEN 30 seconds to 1 year No Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.

Specific Cookies

The following cookies are used specifically on this site

Cookie Name Expiration Time Description
DataProtectionCookie 6 Months Records if you have clicked in the Cookie Notifaction and therefore does not display notification for 6 months.

Managing Cookies

Within your browser you can choose whether you wish to accept cookies or not. Different browsers make different controls available to you and so we provide links below to popular manufacturers’ instructions on how you can do this. Generally, your browser will offer you the choice to accept, refuse or delete cookies at all times, or those from providers that website owners use (“third party cookies”), or those from specific websites.

This Cookie Policy forms part of our overall Privacy Statement

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