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Cookies on the NHSBSA website

What are cookies?

Cookies are files saved on your phone, tablet or computer when you visit a website.

They store information about how you use the website, such as the pages you visit.

Cookies are not viruses or computer programs. They are very small so do not take up much space.

How we use cookies

We use cookies to:

  • make our website work, for example by keeping it secure​
  • remember which pop-ups you've seen​
  • measure how you use our website, such as which links you click on (analytics cookies)​
  • help show you relevant health campaigns on social media
List of cookies that make our website work
Cookies needed for the website to work
Cookie name Purpose Expires
Cookie nameAWSALB Purpose This cookie is essential for this system to work ExpiresExpires after 7 days
Cookie nameJSESSIONID Purpose This cookie is essential for these systems to work ExpiresUntil you close your browser
Cookie namenhsuk-cookie-consent Purpose Remembers your cookie settings ExpiresExpires after 3 calendar months

Change your cookie settings

Some cookies, like those needed to measure how you use our website, are not needed for our website to work.

These cookies can help up make our website better, but we'll only use them if you say it's OK.

Choose which cookies we use

How we use the information we collect​

To find out how we collect, store and use information about you or your visit, see the NHSBSA website privacy policy (opens in a new tab).