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Cookies notice
The Civil Service Commission (CSC) website 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
You can find out more about how to manage cookies, including how to delete and block them, on the Information Commission Officer’s (ICO) website.

How cookies are used on the CSC website

Measuring website usage
We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use this site. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit on the site
  • how long you spend on each page
  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site
It doesn’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:
Name Expires
_ga 2 years
_gat 10 minutes
_gld 24 hours
Our introductory cookie message
When you first visit this website you should see a pop-up warning message that the site uses cookies. We’ll store a cookie so that your computer knows you’ve seen it and knows not to show it again.
Name Expires
cookies_accepted 2 months
Website registration (WordPress)
This website is built using the WordPress content management system. WordPress uses the following cookies to enable registered users to log into the website: 
Name Expires
wordpress_test_cookie When you close your browser
wordpress_logged_in_(ID) When you close your browser
wordpress_sec_(ID) When you close your browser
Homepage Twitter timeline
If you click on our homepage timeline Twitter may receive information including the homepage URL, your IP address, browser type, operating system, and cookie information. 

Twitter will never associate this web browsing history with users' names, email addresses, phone numbers, or Twitter handles, and they delete, obfuscate, or aggregate it after no longer than 30 days. 

Twitter sets the following cookies: 
Name Expires
_twitter_sess When you close your browser
ct0 6 hours
external_referer 1 week
guest_id 2 years
personalization_id 2 years
Twitter also own the domain which places the following language cookie, enabling Twitter to determine the language settings of your browser, to better show you relevant information in the right language.
Name Expires
lang When you close your browser
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