Cookies on vmd.defra.gov.uk
This cookies policy applies to all services on vmd.defra.gov.uk
Small files (known as 'cookies') are put onto your phone, tablet or computer to collect information about how you use the site.
Cookies are used to:
- provide security and manage access
- measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are needed to make the service work for you.
They do things like:
- remember the notifications you have seen so we do not show them to you again
- remember your progress
They always need to be on.
We use the following cookies:
|cookie-banner||Stores the cookie banner version you have seen||Never|
|AspNetCore.AntiForgery.*||Used to prevent forged requests||When browser is quit|
|.Vmd.PrescriptionMisuse.Session||Stores session data for the prescription misuse site||When browser is quit or 5 minutes of inactivity|
|.Vmd.ProductInformation.Session||Stores session data for the product information database site||When browser is quit or 5 minutes of inactivity|
|.Vmd.AdverseEvents.Session||Stores session data for the adverse event reporting site||When browser is quit or 5 minutes of inactivity|
|.Vmd.ClinicalSigns.Session||Stores session data for the clinical signs site||When browser is quit or 5 minutes of inactivity|
Most services we link to are run by different government departments, for example Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), HM Revenueand Customs (HMRC) or the Home Office. These services may set additional cookies and if so will have their own cookies policy.