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Cookies for ordnancesurvey.github.io

Find out which cookies we use to help make your experience on our website as smooth as possible.

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Cookies used

Cookies can be used to store users preferences and other information about visits and actions. Cookies come in two flavours, first-party and third-party. First-party cookies are set by the site or application you are visiting and can only be read by them. Third-party cookies are set by a different web site or application than the one you are currently visiting. They are generally used to track users between different web sites and applications and to display more relevant advertising. Additional cookie information is available from our main cookies page.

The following tables explain the cookies used, what they are for and when they expire:

First-party cookies

NameDomainExpiresCategorySourcePurpose
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_gid.ordnancesurvey.github.io24 hoursPerformanceGoogleUsed by Google Analytics to store and count pageviews.
CookieControl.ordnancesurvey.github.io8 monthsStrictly necessaryCIVICUsed by Cookie Control to store cookie preferences.

Last audited on: 06 September 2023