PivotalHR 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 it can be updated and improved based on your needs
- remember any notifications you’ve seen so that we don’t show them to you again
Please note: PivotalHR cookies aren’t used to identify you personally
Find out more about how to manage cookies.
How cookies are used on PivotalHR
Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)
We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use GOV.UK. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements, eg improving site search.
Google Analytics stores information about:
- the pages you visit on our site
- how you got to the site
- how long you spend on each web page
- what you click on while you’re visiting 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:
_ga This helps us count how many people visit our site by tracking if you’ve visited before
_gat Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made
_utma Like _ga, this lets us know if you’ve visited before, so we can count how many of our visitors are new
_utmb This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on our site
_utmc This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser
_utmz This tells us how you reached us (eg from another website or a search engine