How we use cookies

The Belfast Trust site and some of the tools and services it links to use a number of cookies. These cookies are listed below with more details about why we use them and how long they will last.

Measuring website usage

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use our website. We do this to make sure it’s meeting people's needs and to understand how we could meet those needs better.

Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store your personal details such as your name or address. We cannot identify who you are.

We do not allow Google to use or share any information we collect with other third parties.

Google Analytics

Name of cookie

Typical content

Expires

__utma

randomly generated number

2 years

__utmb

randomly generated number

30 minutes

__utmc

randomly generated number

when you close your browser

__utmz

randomly generated number and information on how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search)

6 months

Service Availability

Belfast Trust uses cookies that help improve service availability, and maintain your session across the site. This Opentext Delivery Server Session cookie contains no personal information.

Name of cookie

Typical content

Expires

DeliveryServerSessionID_Belfast_internet

randomly generated number

when you close your browser

'Third-party' cookies

Third-party cookies are cookies created by a website other than the one you are currently visiting Belfast Trust currently embeds services from third party websites to provide extra functionality.

Google Maps

Belfast Trust uses Google Maps to provide visual geo-location information on various facilities and services.

Name of cookie

Typical content

Expires

khcookie

randomly generated number

when you close your browser

NID

randomly generated number

6 months

PREF

randomly generated number

2 years

SNID

randomly generated number

6 months

YouTube

Belfast Trust embeds videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set the following cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.

Name of cookie

Typical content

Expires

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

randomly generated number

7 months

use_hitbox

unique identifier to increment the video views counter on the YouTube site

when you close your browser

PREF

f1=50000000&fv=11.2.202

10 years