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This is a list of the cookies used on careerswales.gov.wales
Cookie Name Purpose Expires
Google Analytics cookie -ga Used by Google Analytics
to identify the user
Expires after 2 years
Google Analytics cookie _gid Used by Google Analytics
to identify the user
Expires after 1 day
Google Analytics cookie _gat_UA-* Used by Google analytics
to throttle the refresh rate
Expires after 1 minute
Functionality cookie bw-cookieMessage Used to show or hide
the cookie prompt
Expires after 10 hours
Twitter targeting / 
advertsing cookies
Guest-id Used by twitter to
identify and track the
website visitor
Expires after 1 month
Facebook Analytics
tracking
_fbp Used by Facebook to
provide analytics
tracking
Expires after 3 hours
LinkedIn usermatchhistory Used by LinkedIn to
track visitors so that
more relevant ads
can be presented
based on visitor
preferences
Expires after 1 month
Google Ads Global
Site Tag and Event
snippet (Liberty Marketing)
gtag.js Used by Google Ads to track clicks. Expires after 1 month
Facebook Pixel
(Liberty Marketing)
_fbq Tracks website visitors
on the site and creates events
Persistent cookie:
up to 30 days
(Click-through
conversion window)