Details about cookies on Publish to the course directory

Publish to the course directory puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site. Find out more about the cookies we use, what they’re for and when they expire.

Cookies that measure website use

We use Google Analytics software (Universal Analytics) to collect anonymised information about how you use Publish to the course directory. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements to the site and to government digital services.

We do not allow Google to use or share the data about how you use this site.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • how you got to the site
  • the pages you visit on Publish to the course directory and government digital services, and how long you spend on each page
  • what you click on while you're visiting the site

Google Analytics sets the following cookies.

We also set our own cookie to understand how people move through the site:

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Cookies message

You may see a banner when you visit Publish to the course directory inviting you to accept cookies or set cookie preferences. We’ll set cookies so that your computer knows you’ve seen it and not to show it again, and also to store your settings.

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