Venture Labs puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.
Cookies are used to:
Venture Labs 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.
We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use Venture Labs. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements, for example improving site search.
Google Analytics stores information about:
We don’t collect or store your personal information (for example 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 Venture Labs by tracking if you’ve visited before||2 years|
|_gid||This helps us count how many people visit Venture Labs by tracking if you’ve visited before||24 hours|
|_gat||Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made||10 minutes|
|_utma||Like _ga, this lets us know if you’ve visited before, so we can count how many of our visitors are new to Venture Labs or to a certain page||2 years|
|_utmb||This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on Venture Labs||30 minutes|
|_utmc||This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser||when you close your browser|
|_utmz||This tells us how you reached Venture Labs (for example from another website or a search engine)||6 months|
You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies.
|TLSVersion||Tells us the highest version of TLS your browser uses so we can decide which versions to keep supporting||When you close your browser|
We use YouTube to provide videos on some pages of the site. YouTube sets cookies when you visit one of these pages.
|_use_hitbox||This is a randomly generated number that identifies your browser||When you close your browser|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Lets Youtube count the views of embedded Youtube videos||9 months|
Most services we link to are run by different government departments, for example HM Revenue and Customs ( HMRC) or the Home Office. These services may set additional cookies and, if so, will have their own cookies policy.