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Service cookies


Name Purpose Expires
C3Version This makes you see the latest version of the service. 90 minutes or when you close your browser
claimeligibility This records when you pass the eligibility section. 90 minutes or when you close your browser
claimstart This records when you start your application. 90 minutes or when you close your browser
seen_cookie_message This records if you've seen the cookies message at the top of the site when you first come in, so you don't see it on every visit. 1 month
application-finished This records when you reach the thank you page so you don't submit your application twice. 90 minutes or when you close your browser
unique number (2 cookies of this type) To remember where you are in the application and your previous answers so that you can move forwards and backwards through the service. 90 minutes or when you close your browser

Google analytics

Name Purpose Expires
_ga Counts how many people have visited the service by tracking if you've visited before. 2 years
_gat Used to count how many pages are viewed and how often. 10 minutes

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