Cookies

This Revenue Scotland service puts small files onto your computer. These are known as cookies.

Cookies are used to:

  • remember settings and information that you've entered so that you don't have to keep entering them again
  • measure how you use the service so that we can make sure it meets your needs

Cookies are used to make the service work better for you. They aren't used to identify you personally. Visit AboutCookies.org to learn more about cookies and how to manage them.

 

How we use cookies

Keeping you signed in

Name Purpose Expires
_REV_SCOT_SESSION Tracks your current connection to keep you signed in When you close your browser
REVSCOT_SESSION Tracks your current connection to keep you signed in When you close  your browser

 

Measuring usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use this service. We do this to improve and meet user needs.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit and how long you spend on each page
  • how you got to the service
  • what you click on while you are visiting the service

We don't collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information can't be used to identify who you are.

The following cookies are set by Google Analytics:

Name Purpose Expires
_utma Determines the number of unique visitors 2 years
_utmz This provides information about how you reached the service (for example, from awebsite or a search engine) 6 months

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies on the Google website.

 

Our introductory message

When you first visit this Revenue Scotland service,you may see a pop-up welcome message. We'll store a cookie so that your computer knows you've seen the message and knows not to show it again.

Name Purpose Expires
Revenue-scotland_cookie_control Saves a message to let us know that you have seen our cookie message 28 days
ccShowCookieIcon Saves a message to let us know that you have seen our cookie message 28 days