Cookies - Healthy Working Lives

Cookies

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​We need by law to inform you about the cookies we store on your device. Cookies are small text files stored in your browser when you visit a website. Cookies in themselves do not identify individual users, only the computer used and activities undertaken whilst on the site.

All the cookies we set on this site are deemed to be minimally intrusive in terms of your privacy. By continuing to use this site you imply that you consent to these cookies being set.

Cookie types

Some cookies are classed as strictly necessary as the website will not work without them. They are essential to allow you to navigate our site and to make sure the core processes work.

Others are classed as performance cookies and collect information in aggregate about how visitors use our site.

When you enter our website, your computer will automatically be issued with cookies which ​identify your computer to our server. The website then creates session cookies to store some of your preferences moving around the website, e.g. retaining a text-only preference. Any session cookies we set are deleted on departure from the website. However, those from third parties, such as Google, may remain until you actively delete them.

Your first visit

On your first visit to our site, you will see a bar appear informing you that we use cookies and inviting you to acknowledge the message by selecting ‘Continue’. If you do select ‘Continue’, the bar will be removed on all pages and on subsequent visits.

You do not need to select 'Continue’. The site will continue to function as expected. If you do not select ‘Continue’ the bar will appear the next and each time you visit our site.

Controlling cookies

Most modern web browsers allow users to control cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit​ www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org​.​

Cookies used by this website

healthyworkinglives.scot

Cookies used:

  • WSS_FullscreenMode
  • visited

We use the _cookieconsent_dismissed cookie to control the display of the cookie bar at the foot of the website.

The WSS_FullScreenMode cookie is used by the website to indicate whether a page is shown in full screen mode.

Google Analytics

Cookies used:

  • _dc_gtm_UA-107565165-1
  • ​_ga
  • _gid

We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries, visits to this website, how frequently pages are viewed, and the city and country of origin of users. This helps to determine what is popular and can influence future content and development. The information collected will include IP Address, pages visited, browser type and operating system. The data will not be used to identify any user personally.

Google Analytics stores IP addresses anonymously on its servers in the US, and neither Healthy Working Lives nor Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information.

These cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a return visitor to the site, and to track the pages that you visit during your session.

View more information from Google on its use of analytics cookies on websites.​​

Facebook Pixel

Cookies used:

  • fr
  • reg_ext_ref
  • reg_fb_gate
  • reg_fb_ref
  • sb
  • uid

Conversion tracking helps us measure the effectiveness of our Facebook adverts by reporting on the actions people take after viewing the adverts. We create "pixels" that track conversions, add them to the pages of the website where conversions will happen, and then track these conversions back to the adverts running on Facebook.

No personal information is contained in or collected as a result of using these pixels.

Opting out of remarketing pixels and technologies

View information to help you opt out of any remarketing pixels and technologies.

Doubleclick

Cookies used:

  • DSID
  • IDE

We use Google's DoubleClick to report on and improve campaign performance. The DoubleClick cookies themselves contain no personally identifiable information. Information associated with cookies used in advertising may be added to the user’s Google Account. 

Opting out of ads personalization

View information to help you opt out of ads personalization using Google’s Ads Settings.

Google Maps

Cookies used:

  • 1p_JAR
  • APIID
  • CONSENT
  • HSID
  • NID
  • SAPISID
  • SID
  • SIDCC
  • SSID

Some of our pages include interactive maps provided by Google. Google may set cookies to store information and preferences about maps or other associated Google services on pages where we embed Google maps.

View more information about how Google uses cookies on their privacy page.