Cookies Policy

When someone visits our website we use a standard session cookie in order to authenticate a user login and to enhance navigation of the site during the user’s session. This session cookie is not stored on your machine beyond the lifetime of the session. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

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No other cookies are used on the Information Governance Toolkit other than the session cookie, but you will not be able to log in to the site if session cookies are disabled in your browser.

Where cookies are utilised in other areas of the NHS Digital web estate, for purposes other than those given in this privacy statement, for example on NHS Digital SharePoint sites, this will be explicitly stated at the point of access or in an additional privacy statement linked from the site footer.

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