Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

Cookies are files saved on your phone, tablet or computer when you visit a website.

We use cookies to store information about how you use this website, such as the pages you visit.

Please note that if you click through to a website that we have provided a link to, DCMS has no control over the cookies set on these websites, so please see that organisations cookie policy and setting pages for details on how to manage their cookies.

Essential cookies

These essential cookies do things like:

  • remember the notifications you’ve seen so we do not show them to you again
  • Allow you to log in to the website.

They always need to be on.

These Cookies are essential for the functioning of this website:

Placed byCookie Name DescriptionDuration
Platformbp_ps_filtersHelps you search for Hub members in the members’ directory.
“Session cookie” This cookie last until you log off from the platform
Platformbp-messageShow a feedback (error/success) message for completing forms and other actions on the site.
“Session cookie” This cookie last until you log off from the platform
Platformbp_new_group_idContains the ID of new group in the Groups directory.“Session cookie” This cookie last until you log off from the platform
Platformbp_completed_create_steps Records the completed steps for the creation of a new Platform group.“Session cookie” This cookie last until you log off from the platform
Platformbuddyboss_user_sw_olduser_Supports secure member login
“Session cookie” This cookie last until you log off from the platform
Platformbuddyboss_user_sw_secure_ Supports secure member login
“Session cookie” This cookie last until you log off from the platform
Platformbuddyboss_user_sw_Supports secure member login“Session cookie” This cookie last until you log off from the platform
Platformbp_messages_send_to Allows members to autofill
“Session cookie” This cookie last until you log off from the platform
Platformbp_messages_subject Platform cookies for messages.
“Session cookie” This cookie last until you log off from the platform
Platformbp_messages_content Platform cookies for messages.
“Session cookie” This cookie last until you log off from the platform
Platformrecent_emojisUsed for showing your recently used emojis in various sections like activity, forums, messages, group messages, and so on.
“Session cookie” This cookie last until you log off from the platform
Platformbp-notifications Used for preserving your recent order of notification like ASC/DESC and notification sorting.
“Session cookie” This cookie last until you log off from the platform
Platformbp-activity Used for preserving your recent scopes you filtered by activity.
“Session cookie” This cookie last until you log off from the platform
Platformbp-document Used for preserving your recent scopes you filtered by a document.
“Session cookie” This cookie last until you log off from the platform
Platformbp-media Used for preserving your recent scopes you filtered by media.
“Session cookie” This cookie last until you log off from the platform
Platformbp-members Used for preserving your recent scopes you filtered by members and list/grid view of members.
“Session cookie” This cookie last until you log off from the platform
Platformbp-groups Used for preserving your recent scopes you filtered by groups and list/grid view of groups.
“Session cookie” This cookie last until you log off from platform
Platformbp-group_members Used for preserving your list/grid view of group members.
“Session cookie” This cookie last until you log off from the platform
Platformreset_member Member cookie used to reset the previous layout stored in browser storage.
“Session cookie” This cookie last until you log off from the platform
Platformreset_groupGroup cookie to reset the previous layout stored in browser storage.
“Session cookie” This cookie last until you log off from the platform
WordPresswordpress_test_cookie Tests that the browser accepts cookies.Session cookie

Non-essential cookies

There are no first party non-essential cookies on this site. This site does use third-party non-essential cookies from Google Analytics to track how this website is used. You can manage and/or delete these small files as you wish by clicking the ‘C’ in the bottom left corner of this site, or Access key C for keyboard assisted users.

Third Party Cookies

First-party cookies are those that we set directly from this website; third party cookies are cookies that are loaded as a result of the way we integrate tools and content from other websites.

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how you use this site. We do this to make sure it’s meeting its users’ needs and to understand how we could do it better. You can delete/manage these analytics cookies by clicking on the ‘C’ in the bottom left corner of this site (Access key C for keyboard assisted users)

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 allow Google to use or share our analytics data. Analytics data is anonymised at the point of collection.

The following cookies are set by Google Analytics:

Placed byCookie NameDescriptionDuration
Google Analytics

_ga
_gid
_gat
_gtag
_UA
_XXXX
_ga_alphanumeric

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data
Up to 2 years
 

This site also uses a Third Party Cookie to remember your choice to manage/delete cookies. Where you have previously indicated a preference, your preference will be stored in this cookie. This Cookie is essential, and is always on.

Placed byCookie NameDescriptionDuration
CookiebotCookieConsent

This cookie is used to remember your choice about cookies on this site.

Read about Cookiebot’s CookieConsent

1 year

You can learn more about third party cookies on the ICO website.

Similar technologies

Log files allow us to record visitors’ use of the site. These logs are automatically generated from all our visitors, which we use to make improvements to the layout of the site and to the information in it, based on the way that visitors move around it. Log files do not contain any personal information about you. 

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