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Cookies Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. By understanding how people use the Assembly's websites, we can make improvements to the navigation and content to make the site better and easier to access. A full list of cookies in use accross our websites are listed below.

Controlling cookies

To let you control any non-essential cookies in use on our websites, we are trialling the use of Cookie Control by CIVIC. If you have any comments about this trial, please feel to contact us.

In addtion to this, most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

Use of cookies by the National Assembly for Wales

The table below explains the cookies we use on the following websites:

Cookies | National Assembly for Wales




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Google Analytics


These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Click here for an overview of privacy at Google

Assembly website cookie acceptance


This cookie is used to record if a user has accepted the use of cookies.

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Assembly Business Management System

Assembly Members' Allowance Claims

Pierhead Sessions


This cookie is essential for the content management system used to deliver this information. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.

Visit the Microsoft website


This cookie is created by the content management system and is essential in order for the site to function correctly. Cookie expires at the end of the session.


This cookie is created by the content management system and is essential in order for the site to function correctly. Cookie expires at the end of the session.

3rd Party Cookies

To enhance the user experience, we sometimes embed photos and video content from other websites such as YouTube, Vimeo and Flickr. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from these sites, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. The National Assembly for Wales does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You will need to check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

Links to other websites

We regularly link to other websites. Please refer to the cookie / privacy policy of these sites for further information

For further information, please contact us

Last updated: 24/05/2012

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