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These cookies aren't used to identify you personally.
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Measuring site usage
We use Google Analytics, Google Optimize and Mouseflow software to collect information about how you use beta.gov.scot. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting your needs and to help us make improvements.
We store information about:
- the pages you visit and how long you spend on each page
- how you got to beta.gov.scot
- what you click on while you're visiting beta.gov.scot
- which variation of a page you've visited when we are testing out small design changes using Google Optimize
Any information we get is received in a way that we can't identify anyone by it. For example, we never receive your name or address.
We don't make any attempt to find out the identities of people visiting beta.gov.scot, and we don't allow Google or Mouseflow to do this either.
All information we get through cookies and analytics will be treated in confidence. We will never sell, trade or give your details to third parties, unless we're required to do it by law.