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CCBRV specific cookies

The Check and Challenge your Business Rates Valuation service (CCBRV) 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 that 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

CCBRV cookies aren’t used to identify you personally.

You’ll normally see a message on the site before we store a cookie on your computer.

Find out more about how to manage cookies.

How cookies are used on CCBRV

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use CCBRV. 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 CCBRV
  • how long you spend on each page
  • how you got to the site

We don’t collect or store your personal information (eg 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:

Universal Analytics

Name Purpose Expires
_ga This helps us count how many people visit CCBRV by tracking if you’ve visited before 2 years
_gat Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made 10 minutes

CCBRV specific cookies

Name Purpose Expires
mdtp Stores session data When you close your browser
mdtpdf Stores session data When you close your browser
mdtpdi Stores session data When you close your browser

Our introductory message

You may see a pop-up welcome message when you first visit. A cookie is stored so that your computer knows you’ve seen it, and knows not to show it again.

Name Purpose Expires
seen_cookie_message Saves a message to let us know that you have seen our cookie message 1 month