GOV.UK Pay puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) on to your computer.
Cookies are used to:
- remember you once you've signed in
- remember the notifications you've seen so we don't show them again
- measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
You’ll normally see a message on the site before we store a cookie on your computer.
Find out how to manage cookies.
|session||Remembers if you’ve signed in recently||3 month|
|gateway_account||Remembers the gateway account you last used, if you've signed in before||1 month|
|register_invite||Remembers your registration progress if you’ve been invited||1 hour|
Our introductory message
You may see a pop-up welcome message when you first visit GOV.UK Pay. We’ll store a cookie so that your computer knows you’ve seen it and knows not to show it again.
|seen_cookie_message||Saves a message to let us know that you have seen our cookie message||1 month|
|_ga||This helps us count how many people visit GOV.UK Pay by tracking if you’ve visited before||2 years|