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Cookies and how Ramsay Health Care UK uses them

A cookie is a text file that is stored on your computer by your web browser when you visit certain websites and remembers useful information. 

Ramsay Health Care will not use cookies to collect any personally identifiable information about you. 

The list below details cookies that are used on Ramsay Health Care UK websites and what they are used for.

Strictly necessary cookies

Necessary cookies are required to ensure that certain parts of Ramsay’s websites function and are easier for you to use.

Cookie What is it used for?  Expiry
ASP.NET_SessionId This is part of an open-source server-side web application framework for developing dynamic web pages based on  a unique session ID. This will be associated with the user to keep track of any information that is stored for that session.  Session close

     

Performance Cookies

Cookie What is it used for?  Expiry

Google Analytics

__utma

A user’s amount of visits, duration of first visit, the previous visit and the time of the current visit is stored in this Cookie.

2 Years from setup or update 

 __utmb

__utmc

These cookies are used to check approximately how long a visitor remains on a site (by storing when the visit starts and approximately when the visit ends). Due to the nature of these cookies, these are updated regularly. 30 Minutes from setup or update 
 __utmz  This cookie stores where the user has navigated from (for example a Search Engine). 6 Months from setup or update 
SC_ANALYTICS_
SESSION_COOKIE
Sitecore uses this cookie to track the pages that a user visits during a single browsing session and the date/time that they were accessed. When the browser is closed
SC_ANALYTICS_
GLOBAL_COOKIE
Sitecore uses this cookie to identify repeat visits from a single user. 10 years from setup or update
 

Targeting Cookies

Cookie What is it used for?  Expiry

Bing.com

MUID

SRCHD

SC

This range of cookies enable tracking to return more relevant results. Most cookies expire in approximately a year

Cludo.com

_ga

km_ai

km_lv

kvcd
This range of cookies is to enhance search experience for users on site.
 Session close

www.googletagmanager.com

gtm_debug

gtm_preview

gtm_auth

This range of cookies is to track the users experience on the ramsayhealth.co.uk website   30 days

Marketing Cookies

Cookie What is it used for?  Expiry

Google

ads/user-lists/#

IDE

Google uses this as script tag to improve future marketing.

Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the web site user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.

Session close

Facebook

fr

tr

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

 

3 month

Session close

Bing

MUID

MUIDB
Used widely by Microsoft as a unique user ID. The cookie enables user tracking by synchronising the ID across many Microsoft domains.  1 year 
 

Infinity Tracking

ict_0

ict_master
 

Contains third party tracking and number replacement source cache 

Stores the unique Visitor Reference     
 1 year 

How to control cookies

Performance and targeting cookies are blocked on this site by default however your experience will be improved by allowing these cookies. You can allow these via the privacy settings icon located at the bottom of your browser window.

To learn how to delete or control cookies across different browsers as well as general information on Cookies, please visit www.aboutcookies.org.