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How British Antarctic Survey use cookies

1. Strictly Necessary Cookies

Online Job Application Site URL: http://www.antarctica.ac.uk/employment/vacancies/
Name: PHPSESSID
Typical Content: Randomly generated number
Expires: At End Of Session

Cookie for recording acceptance of cookies
Name: cookieConsent
Typical Content: Y, N or X
Expires: At End Of Session

2. Cookies for improving our service

This site uses Google Analytics and Piwik, an open source web analytics software program, which sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and volumes of usage.

For more information about how Piwik process this information, visit www.piwik.org.

Name: piwik_visitor 
Typical Content: Randomly generated number
Expires: 2 years Site:

Name: _utma
Typical content: randomly generated number
Expires: 2 years

Name: _utmb
Typical content: randomly generated number
Expires: 30 minutes

Name: _utmc
Typical content: randomly generated number
Expires: when user exits browser

Name: _utmz
Typical content: randomly generated number and info on how the site was reached (e.g. directly or via a link, organic search or paid search)
Expires: 6 months

3. External Tool: Cookies for embedded Google Maps 

We occasionally use embedded Google Maps to display interactive and accessible place maps. Google Maps places two cookies. These are used by Google to track how people are using their Maps. 

See Google Maps Privacy Policy

2 cookies
Name: NID
Typical Content: Randomly generated number
Expires: 6 months

Name: PREF
Typical Content: Randomly generated number
Expires: 2 years