We want to make your experience of this website easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on the device you are using, for example, your computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as ‘cookies’. They cannot be used to identify you personally.
These pieces of information are used to improve services and ensure they work for you through:
When you access our website, Web Trends and Google Analytics sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and volumes of usage. This to enable us to deliver a service best suited to our users’ needs.
You can find a detailed breakdown of the cookies we use on The National Archives’ website.