This site places small files known as 'cookies' onto your computer, to collect information about how you browse. These cookies aren't used to identify you personally. You will normally see a message on the site before we store a cookie on your computer.
Cookies that measure website use
We use Google Analytics and Google Optimize software to collect information about how you use scotblood.co.uk. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting your needs and to help us make improvements.
We store information about:
the pages you visit and how long you spend on each page
how you got to scotblood.co.uk
what you click on while you're visiting scotblood.co.uk
which variation of a page you've visited when we are testing out small design changes using Google Optimize
Any information on site usage is received in a way that we can't identify individuals. For example, we never receive your name or address.
We don't make any attempt to find out the identities of people visiting scotblood.co.uk and we don't allow Google to do this either.
All information we get through cookies and analytics will be treated in confidence. We’ll never sell, trade or give your details to third parties, unless we're required to do it by law.
Google Analytics sets the following cookies.
_ga is used to count how many people visit this site by tracking if you’ve visited before. This cookie will expire in 2 year.
_gid is used to count how many people visit this site by tracking if you’ve visited before. This cookie will expire in 24 hours.
_gat is used to throttle request rate. This cookie will expire in 1 minute.
_ga_GYYSMG01V4 is used by Google Analytics to find and track an individual session with your device. This cookie will expire in 2 year.
Strictly necessary cookies
This list shows all the essential cookies used byscotblood.co.uk, and what each is used for.
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