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Cookie Policy

Cookies are small text files sent to your computer or mobile device by the websites that you visit. They help make websites work better and provide information to the owners of the site. For instance, this site uses Google Analytics cookies to track users’ behaviour whilst on the site. By understanding how people use our site, we can improve the navigation and content to better meet people’s needs. The information collected by HealthWise Wales includes IP address, pages visited, browser and operating system. The data will not be used to identify any user personally. The cookies we use on our site are:

Cookie Name Purpose
Language preference lang This cookie is created in order to remember your language preference, so we can display the chosen version of the web site next time you visit.
GoogleAnalytics _ga
These cookies are used to find out how visitors use our site. We use the information to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including demographic information, the number of visitors to the site, whether they have visited before and the pages they visit.
CookieConsent Cookieconsent
This cookie records if the user has accepted cookies being used on our site.
Twitter metrics_token
These two cookies are related to the Twitter feed in our home page. The information collected includes the web page visited and identifies the user’s browser. We use this information for analytics and measurement purposes and to personalize content. For example, our “metrics_token” cookie helps us count the number of users that have seen a particular embedded Tweet or timeline, and our “pid” cookie enables our Tailored Suggestions feature that personalizes content and suggestions for Twitter users based on their website visits.
Global/DAX We collect DAX 3rd party cookies to track the effectiveness of our adverts. Read the full DAX cookie policy.
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What information do we collect?

We monitor user activity to enhance content provided on this site. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ('Google'). Google Analytics uses 'cookies' and JavaScript code to help analyse user activity on websites. The information generated about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored on Google servers in the United States.

Google will use this information to produce user activity reports for this website. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.

Google will not associate your IP address with any other data previously held. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Please note that if cookies are disabled, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Read Google's Privacy Policy and Google's Terms of Service for detailed information.

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