Cookie policy

Use of cookies

Some of our web pages use cookies. A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember who you are.

When you access our website or log in to our secure area we send you an encrypted session cookie. A session cookie is a temporary cookie that only remains in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site. This cookie is used to validate your access to different parts of the site.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to help this website analyse how users use the site.

Disabling/ Enabling Cookies

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you will not be able to log in to the website if cookies are disabled. You can also manually remove cookies from your system. For more information on disabling and enabling cookies you should search for or lookup ‘Cookies’ in your Operating System Documentation.

Transparency – our use of cookies

When you access our website or log in to our secure area we send you an encrypted session cookie. A session cookie is a temporary cookie that only remains in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site. This cookie is used to validate your access to different parts of the site.

www.trafficpenaltytribunal.gov.uk

Name of cookie Purpose
tptsession Session cookie for the website.
V2CRdjhQlbYz A cookie used to store customised site settings.
cookie_notice_accepted Used to identify if a user has accepted the sites cookie policy.

tro.trafficpenaltytribunal.gov.uk

Name of cookie Purpose
trosession Session cookie for the website.
cookie_notice_accepted Used to identify if a user has accepted the sites cookie policy.

foam.trafficpenaltytribunal.gov.uk

Type of cookie Name of cookie Purpose
Session Cookies _decider_session Session cookies allow FOAM to keep track of whether or not a user is signed in and to allow users to access to the system with out having to sign in every time they visit.
New Relic NREUM, NRAGENT, JSESSIONID FOAM uses New Relic to monitor the performance of the system, so that we can continually improve the experience of FOAM users.
Livechat _lc.visitor_id.[xxxxxxx], lc_window_state Used to enable Livechat within FOAM and to allow conversations to continue across the site.

Third party cookies

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyse how people use our site.

Name of cookie Expiration Time Data Stored Purpose
_ga 2 years Google Analytics Unique ID number Tracking data for Google Analytics. Helps work out unique visitor numbers.
_gat 1 minute Google Analytics Unique ID number Tracking data for Google Analytics. Helps calculate visitor session length.
_gat_gtag_{gaID} 1 minute Google Analytics Unique ID number Tracking data for Google Analytics. Helps calculate visitor session length.
_gid 24 Hours Google Analytics Unique ID number Used to distinguish users.