This page gives details web cookie policies for users of Lambeth web sites.

Use of cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Main Lambeth site

(www.lambeth.gov.uk)

The following cookies are set by Google Analytics

Name Typical Content Expires
_utma randomly generated number 2 years
_utmb randomly generated number 30 minutes
_utmc randomly generated number when you close your browser
_utmz randomly generated number and information on how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search) 6 months
_gat or _dc_gtm_ Used to throttle request rate 1 minute
_ga Used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier 2 years
_gid Assigns a randomly generated number as a session identifier 24 hours

For information about Google products and cookies see: Google Privacy Policy

Other cookies

Name Typical Content Expires
nmstat SiteImprove cookie to collect statistics about site usage such as when the visitor last visited the site 1000 days
has_js Records whether the user has Javascript enabled End of session
SERVERID To provide an improved and faster server time, the ServerID cookie remembers which server should handle the user’s requests End of session

Other popular websites

Love Lambeth

love.lambeth.gov.uk

Name Typical Content Expires
_utma randomly generated number 2 years
_utmb randomly generated number 30 minutes
_utmc randomly generated number when you close your browser
_utmz randomly generated number and information on how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search) 6 months
wordfence_verifiedHuman Wordfence security plug-in used to protect the Site against malicious attacks 24 hours
wfvt_ this Wordfence cookie contains information about your general geographical location and in particular remembers your time zone End of session

Meetings, decisions and documents

moderngov.lambeth.gov.uk

Name Typical Content Expires
_gat or _dc_gtm_ Used to throttle request rate 1 minute
_ga Used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier 2 years
_gid Assigns a randomly generated number as a session identifier 24 hours

mylambeth

my.lambeth.gov.uk

Name Typical Content Expires
JSESSIONID Session identifier. No personal information included End of session

Search for planning applications

planning.lambeth.gov.uk

Name Typical Content Expires
_gat or _dc_gtm_ Used to throttle request rate 1 minute
_ga Used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier 2 years
_gid Assigns a randomly generated number as a session identifier 24 hours
JSESSIONID Session identifier. No personal information included End of session
CASTGC This cookie maintains login state for the client End of session

How do I change my cookie settings?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.