Cookies Policy

To help make your experience on this website easier we sometimes place small amounts of information on your computer, mobile phone or device. These small files are known as ‘cookies’ and are used to collect information about how you browse this website.

What are cookies?

Cookies are tiny text files that are saved to your computer or device when you browse websites. Some cookies are automatically deleted after you finish using a website, but they can be stored on your computer for different lengths of time depending on what function they perform. Session cookies are temporary and deleted when you leave a website or close your web browser, whereas persistent cookies last for a fixed period of time, defined within the cookie, and allow the website to recognise your device and track repeat visits.

How does the MDP use cookies?

The cookies we use cannot be used to identify you personally and we do not sell any information collected by cookies. We use cookies to improve your experience of our website and to support our recruitment campaigns. Here’s what they help us do:

  • Measure how people are using different parts of the website, so we can update and make improvements based on your needs
  • Measure website performance so we can show value for money in the delivery of information and services
  • Analyse anonymised data so that we can better understand how people interact with our content, and make improvements
  • Support users’ sharing of information on the website via social media
  • Measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns that we have endorsed
  • Track use of the website so that we can tailor advertising to be more relevant to users on social media and other websites (using third-party networks)

Please click on the following link if you want to find out more about: How government websites use cookies

Some cookies are set directly by the Ministry of Defence Police. Others are set by third-parties when you visit this website. Third-party cookies may include those set by advertising networks, the partners we use for web analytics (e.g. Google Analytics), and external websites delivering embedded content and videos (e.g. YouTube).

The following cookies are used on our website for producing statistics/analytics and assisting with marketing.

Statistics

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics software (Universal Analytics) to collect information about how you use this website. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users, to help us make improvements and to support recruitment campaigns.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit on this website
  • how long you spend on each page
  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

We do not collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are. Cookie data is shared with Google Analytics who provide analysis and reporting services but we do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data. See more information on Google’s cookie policy here.

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:




Google Analytics is also used for the purpose of collating user demographics and interest reporting data whereby Google Analytics collects data about your traffic via Google advertising cookies and identifiers, in addition to data collected through a standard Google Analytics implementation. Further information about how Google uses cookies in advertising and how you can control advertising cookies is provided here.

You Tube

These cookies are set by YouTube when site visitors view videos using the embedded YouTube player.



Vimeo

These cookies are set by Vimeo when site visitors view videos using the embedded Vimeo function.



Issuu

These cookies are set by Issuu when site visitors view publications embedded on the website.



Marketing

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Cookie Settings

You can change your web browser settings to reject new cookies or delete existing cookies. Find out more here:


To learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit: www.aboutcookies.org

In addition to managing the cookie settings on this website, you can opt-out of tracking and targeting cookies by following the instructions provided on the appropriate third-party websites.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout