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Changes in the law mean that we need your permission to save cookies on your machine.

Cookies are small files which are sent to your browser (for example Google Chrome or Internet Explorer) and stored on your computer's hard disk. They only identify your computer and not you personally. The cookies we use are:

Website session cookie

This cookie is set by our website's content management system (Squiz Matrix) and enables us to login and administer the site. It does not affect public users.

Google Analytics web analytics cookies

These cookies are used to help record your use of this website. They are used to collect statistics about site usage, such as when you last visited the site. This information is then used to improve the user experience on our website. The cookies contain randomly generated IDs used to recognise your browser when you read a page. The cookies contain no personal information and are used only for web analytics. 

The Google Analytics cookies are called _utma, _utmb, _umtc, _utmz and _ga. They will appear in the list of cookies under northyorkmoors.org.uk.

  • _utma tracks whether you have visited the website before. It is set to expire 2 years after your last visit
  • _utmb establishes a 'user session' and tracks which pages you look at on this visit to the website.  It is set to expire 30 minutes after your last visit
  • _utmc is connected with _utmb and expires when you closed your browser, rather than just visit another website
  • _utmz tracks whether you have come to the website from a search engine, another website or have typed the web address directly into your browser. It is set to expire 6 months after it was last set
  • _ga is used to distinguish users and is set to expire 2 years after it was last set

Cookies for social media

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We encourage you to accept the cookies our website uses as they help us to improve the user experience for you and many others.

To delete cookies or reject cookies 

If you do not want to receive cookies from this website, select cookie settings under the privacy settings in your browser options, then add our domain to the list of websites you do not want to accept cookies from. Under settings you can also delete individual cookies or any cookies that your browser has stored. You can find more information on how to delete and control cookies at About Cookies.

You can read more details on Cookies and Google Analytics.