This section describes our cookies policy for The Link.
The Link puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.
Cookies are used to:
- measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
- remember the notifications you’ve seen so that we don’t show them to you again
www.grenfelltowerinquiry.org.uk cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. You’ll normally see a message on the site before we store a cookie on your computer. Find out more about how to manage cookies.
Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)
We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use The Link.
Google Analytics stores information about:
- how you got to the site
- what you click on while you’re visiting the site
- how long you spend on the site
- how long you spend on each link page you click through to
- What you click on once at the page you’ve clicked through to
We don’t collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are. We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data. Google Analytics sets the following cookies:
_gaThis helps us count how many people visit www.grenfelltowerinquiry.org.uk by tracking if you’ve visited before2 years
_gatUsed to manage the rate at which page view requests are made10 minutes
_utmaLike _ga, this lets us know if you’ve visited before, so we can count how many of our visitors are new to www.grenfelltowerinquiry.org.uk or to a certain page2 years
_utmbThis works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on www.grenfelltowerinquiry.org.uk30 minutes
_utmcThis works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browserwhen you close your browser
_utmzThis tells us how you reached this website (e.g. from another website or a search engine)6 months
Our introductory message
You may see a pop-up welcome message when you first visit The Link. We’ll store a cookie so that your computer knows you’ve seen it and knows not to show it again.
cookies_acceptedSaves a message to let us know that you’ve seen our cookie message1 month
cookie-agreedSaves a message to let us know that you've accepted cookies100 days
We use YouTube to provide videos on some pages of the site. YouTube sets cookies when you visit one of these pages.
_use_hitboxThis is a randomly generated number that identifies your browserWhen you close your browser
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVELets Youtube count the views of embedded Youtube videos9 months
PREFLets Youtube count the views of embedded Youtube videos9 months
YSCLets Youtube count the views of embedded Youtube videosWhen you close your browser
Hotjar / Drupal
_hjIncludedInSampleHotjar cookie. This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnelsWhen you close your browser