Cookies Notice

Below is a list of the persistent cookies that Department of Health and Wellness uses, the information they hold, and their purpose. For general information on what cookies are, and how to control them on your computer, see the Cookies Information page.

Multiple cookies may be found in a single file depending on which browser you use:

__utma:
A unique identifier given to each computer to allow traffic analysis to determine the number of unique visitors to various parts of the website. Data is only used in aggregate.

__utmb:
A unique identifier given to each computer to allow traffic analysis to determine the number of unique visitors to various parts of the website. Data is only used in aggregate.

__utmv:
A unique identifier given to each computer to allow traffic analysis to determine the number of unique visitors to various parts of the website. Data is only used in aggregate.

__utmz:
A unique identifier given to each computer to allow traffic analysis to determine the number of unique visitors to various parts of novascotia.com. Data is only used in aggregate.

_ga:
A unique identifier given to each computer to allow traffic analysis to determine the number of unique visitors to various parts of novascotia.com. Data is only used in aggregate.

has_js:
A unique identifier given to each computer to determine whether the browser has JavaScript enabled.

SSESS[random]:
A session given to each computer when an authorised user logs in.