We set out below information on what cookies may be set when you visit our site and how to reject or delete those cookies.
How to control and delete cookies
We use a number of suppliers who also set cookies on our site on our behalf. If you would like more information about the cookies used on our site, including those set by third party suppliers on our behalf, please see the section below.
List of the cookies used by our site
This is a list of the cookies set by our site, and what each is used for.
Cookie name(s) Purpose Lifetime of cookie fg_homepage
These facilitate setting a home page within the FirstGroup site (e.g. ukbus, corporate, etc). fg_homepage_forwarded end of the session; fg_homepage one year fg_usefulinfo_opennav This is used to keep the "useful info" section open at the foot of the page. If disabled, the section reverts to being closed on each new page. End of session PHPSESSID Stores information about the current user session on your computer. Allows the site to function fully. End of session has_js Some of our sites use this to store information about your browser's capabilities. Allows the site to function fully. End of session FirstGroupVisitor
(or GreyhoundVisitor, GraduateVisitor, etc.)
Set on first entry to the main site and UK Bus and used to suppress the cookies policy banner for return visitors. (The name of this cookie depends on which FirstGroup site you are visiting.) One year __utma
Google Analytics; used to collect and analyse information about how visitors use our website. The service collects anonymous information such as the number of visitors to our website, where visitors have come from, and pages visited on our site. The information collected will also be used by Google. For more information see http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html __utma: 2 years
__utmb: 30 minutes
__utmc: End of session
__utmz: 6 months
WorldPay cookies that are used for storing session information (E-commerce sites only). For more information, see http://www.worldpay.com/about_us/index.php?page=privacy&c=UK End of session
We may update this list from time to time to reflect changes in the cookies that are used on our site.
Cookies set by Third Party sites
Some sections of our site enable users to 'like' or comment on our site through a number of popular social networks (e.g. Facebook, Twitter). These websites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.
Last updated: July 2012