NHS COVID-19 Status Cookie Policy

Cookies that measure website use (analytics cookies)

We do not use any cookies that measure website use.

Cookies that remember pop-ups

We do not use any cookies that remember pop-ups.

Cookies that help with our communications and marketing

We do not use any cookies that help with our communications and marketing.

Cookies that remember your settings

We do not use any cookies that remember your settings.

Strictly necessary cookies

They always need to be on.

Akamai cookies

We use Akamai to manage website traffic and protect the site.

Akamai uses cookies to know when to put you in a waiting room if the service is busy. Cookies are set for each session.

Akamai page cookies

Cookies are saved for users in a waiting room

List of Akamai page cookies
NamePurpose
akavpwr_wrSet by the edge server when a user is assigned to the waiting room. This cookie is sent with each refresh of the browser and will hold the user in the waiting room whilst the waiting room policy is enabled.
akavpau_wrSet once a user is allowed into the waiting room. Whilst this cookie is set, the user will be unrestricted when using the protected area of the site.