Rail Accident And Incident Investigation Unit

Cookies Policy

What is a “cookie”?

A “cookie” is a string of information, usually small and identified with a name, that may be transmitted to your browser by a website you connect to. Your web browser will store it for a certain period of time and send it back to the web server each time you connect to it again. Cookies have multiple uses: they can be used to memorise your customer identifier on a merchant site, the current content of your shopping cart, an identifier allowing to trace your browsing for statistical or advertising purposes, etc.

Manage my browser cookies

Internal cookies required for the site to function

These cookies allow the site to function.

Name Description Source Duration
_icl_visitor_lang_js Stores redirected language. WordPress (WPML plugin) 1 day
wp-wpml_current_language Stores current language. WordPress (WPML plugin) 1 day
wp-wpml_current_admin_language_{hash} Stores the current language when the user is logged in to the member zone. WordPress (WPML plugin) 1 day
wpml_browser_redirect_test Tests if cookies are enabled. WordPress (WPML plugin) Session
wordpress_test_cookie Tests if cookies are enabled. WordPress Session
wordpress_logged_in_{hash} Indicates if you are logged in to the member zone. WordPress Session
WordPress_{hash} Stores your authentication information when you are logged in to the member zone. WordPress Session
tarteaucitron Stores your cookie preferences. WordPress 365 days

Third-party cookies

The website relies on some services offered by third-party websites:

The website relies on some services offered by third-party websites (Google Analytics, YouTube). These functionalities use third-party cookies directly placed by these services.

During your first visit, a banner informs you of the presence of these cookies and invites you to indicate your choice. They are placed only if you accept them or if you continue browsing on the site by visiting a second page. You can at any time get information and set your cookies to accept or refuse them by going to the page [Cookies management] at the bottom of every web page. You will be able to indicate your preference either globally for the website, or service by service.

Audience measurements

In order to analyse the use of the website and in order to improve the quality of its content, we use the “Google Analytics” service of Google.

The information collected through this service concerns the number of visits to the site, the way the user arrived on the site, the pages viewed, the time spent on each page and the geographical location of the user (country and city) based on his or her IP address.
Only Google Analytics services access these cookies to provide us with audience information on a completely anonymous basis. No personal information (your name or address for example) is collected.

For more details about the Google Analytics service, you can consult the page: www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy

Name Description Source Duration
_ga This cookie is used to distinguish users. Google 2 years
_gid This cookie is responsible for tracking user behaviour. Google 1 day
_gat This cookie is used to limit analysis requests to Google Analytics servers. Google 1 minute

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