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Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
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_gid apprenticeships.gov.uk Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website 1 day HTTP
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1 month HTTP
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APISID .youtube.com 2 years HTTP
CONSENT .youtube.com 20 years HTTP
HSID .youtube.com session HTTP
LOGIN_INFO .youtube.com 6 months HTTP
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SAPISID .youtube.com session HTTP
SID .youtube.com session HTTP
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