Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

These cookies aren't used to identify you personally but they can remember activities and preferences chosen by you and your browser. You can manage cookies by controlling which cookies are saved or by deleting them, if you wish.

Read this page to find out more about the cookies used by the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why:

Cookies used by Google Analytics
Name Typical Content                             Expires
...utma  randomly generated number 2 years
...utmb  randomly generated number 30 minutes
...utmc   randomly generated number When you close the browser
...utmz  randomly generated number and information on how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search) 6 months


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To support our websites, we sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube and Flickr. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Flickr, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

Most web browsers are set up to accept cookies. If you do not wish to receive cookies you should change the settings of your web browser to refuse all cookies or to notify you each time a cookie is sent to your computer, giving you the choice whether to accept it or not. See the website for further information and advice about managing cookies.