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Cookies are small text files, used by websites for a number of reasons, most commonly to remember user settings, or to record hits to webpages. We use a number of cookies on the GMPF website, each is set for a certain number of days, after which it will be deleted.

Cookies that we use

The table below shows all of the cookies we use, and why we use each one.

Cookies that the GMPF website uses and why each is used
Cookie Name Purpose
Cookie pop up closure Cookieclose This cookies controls whether or not the cookie pop up appears in the bottom right corner of the screen. Once set, it has a life of 365 days.
Google Analytics
  • _utma
  • _utmb
  • _utmc
  • _utmz

These cookies are used by Google Analytics to help count the number of visits each page, and the site as a whole receives. This information is collected in an anonymous way, and it cannot be used to identify individuals, or see the pages any specific user has visited.

More information on how Google uses cookies Link to external website.

Mypension service
  • JSESSIONID
  • JROUTE
  • javax.faces.ClientToken

These cookies are used as session cookies to track a user's session id, and are essential for your use of the service. They only store an unique ID, and expire once you close your browser.

Text size textsize This cookie logs the preferred size of text that you would like to use throughout the website (using the 'Text size' controls in the top right corner). Once set, this cookie has a life of 365 days.
YouTube cookies

Google uses cookies on the YouTube videos that we have embedded on various parts of our website. These are used to record how many times a video has been viewed and shared.

More information on how Google uses cookies Link to external website.

Changing your cookie settings

Most web browsers allow you to have control over the cookies that you accept, and those that you don't. To find out more about cookies, including how to view cookies that have been set, and how to manage them, visit the websites below:

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