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Cookie Purpose Expires
cookielaw_accepted Used to remember that you’ve visited the website and acknowledged the use of cookies. 10 years
Csrftoken Used to improve the security of the site (to prevent an imposter making unauthorised data requests, write data or upload files to the server). 1 year
Portal Takes a record of the selections made so that the catalogue can work more efficiently. 24 hours
Local storage Used by the catalogue to streamline pop-up preferences. 24 hours
GS_FLOW_CONTROL Used by the map interface to remember the layer/options selected and the last zoom position for better map browsing. When the session ends
JSESSIONID Used to remember you and keep you signed into the website and to prevent you from having to re-type your username and password. When the session ends
admin_area Used for Active Travel users to remember which Admin Area was selected last from related drop downs and decide which Admin Areas is displayed and selected for the user by default. 2 years

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