Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy

How we use Cookies

When you enter our websites, your computer will automatically be issued with a number of small text files known as “cookies”. 

These cookies are used to make our websites run more efficiently, and allow our web server to remember and store your preferences as you travel throughout our sites.

We also use cookies to track visitor interaction with our websites. Analytical information is collected anonymously and is used by Healthcare Improvement Scotland to make improvements to our websites and their usability.

A list of cookies used by our sites and their purpose can be found below  

Cookies Cookie Type Website Purpose

Cookie: Style

Type: Session Cookie

Website: All Healthcare Improvement Scotland websites

Purpose: Remembers your low or high graphic preference and delivers the website in that format next time you visit.

Style Session cookie All Healthcare Improvement Scotland websites Remembers your low or high graphic preference and delivers the website in that format next time you visit.

Cookie: utma, utmb, utmc, utmz

Type: Google Analytics

Website:All Healthcare Improvement Scotland websites

Purpose: Set by Google Inc. (a third party cookie) it tracks your interaction with each website. Information is collected anonymously and is used by Healthcare Improvement Scotland to make improvements to our websites and their usability.

Google provides more information on privacy and how this applies to Google Analytics.

utma
utmb
utmc
utmz
Google Analytics All Healthcare Improvement Scotland websites Set by Google Inc. (a third party cookie) it tracks your interaction with each website. Information is collected anonymously and is used by Healthcare Improvement Scotland to make improvements to our websites and their usability.

Google provides more information on privacy and how this applies to Google Analytics.


Most modern web browsers allow users to control cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your browser and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

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