DCS Cookie policy

Cookies and how we use them

The DCS website uses cookies. A 'cookie' is a piece of information, like a tag, which some websites create to enable the web server to collect information from your computer. In doing so some cookies collect data such as your IP address or location information which under the General Data Protection Regulation are your personal data.

The 'cookies' we use log your progress through the site and record how you accessed it. We use the statistical information collected in cookies to improve our content. Some cookies are, however, essential for our websites to work and cannot be disabled.

Setting your preferences

Below, we have listed the cookies we use on this website. We have highlighted those which are optional and which you are choosing to activate if you agree to their use.

The DCS website is part of the primary website *.gdc-uk.org and your cookie preferences will be set for those websites.

To change your cookie preference, click below to display our cookie banner and select your desired option.

Cookie namePurposePersistent or Session
_gaUsed by google analytics to distinguish users. Optional.Persistent
(2 years)
_gidUsed by google analytics to distinguish users. Optional.Persistent
(1 day)
_gatUsed by google analytics to throttle request rate. Optional.Session
(1 minute)
GDC_cookieconsent_statusUsed by DCS to record your selected cookie preference. Not essential but would result in cookie message being displayed on every visit if not selected. Optional.Persistent
(365 days)

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