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Cookie What they’re for? How long they stay? Can this be disabled?

Session cookies

ASP.NET_SessionId
ASP.NET_AuthId

These are session cookies that helps the visitor use the website. It doesn’t capture any personal information.

It‘s automatically deleted when you shut your browser.

No – it’s essential to make the page work.

Permanent cookies

RememberMeCookie

This stores whether or not the visitor has ticked the ‘Remember Me’ option when they log in or register.

It will automatically expire after 12 months.

Yes

UsernameCookie

This enables the site to remember the visitor’s login name if ‘Remember me’ is ticked.  

It will automatically expire after 12 months.

Yes

CultureSystemCodeID

This is only used for multi lingual sites to store the visitor’s culture and set formatting of currency, dates etc. No personal information stored.

It will automatically expire after 12 months.

Yes

CookiesDirective

This records that the visitor confirmed they have read the cookie banner so that it does not appear again. This doesn’t store any other information.

It will automatically expire after 12 months.

Yes

LocalTimezoneVariable

Used to store the visitor’s time zone so dates and times are translated to their location. This doesn’t store any other information.

It will automatically expire after 12 months.

Yes

WebsiteModeID

This is only used when the website has more than one mode (e.g. sites with Graduate Schemes). This doesn’t store any other information.

It will automatically expire after 12 months.

Yes

Third party tracking cookies

_ga

_gali

_gat_UA-1036645-1

_gid

These cookies are managed by Google for analytics.

They might be used to collect information about:

  • how many site visitors
  • how visitors use the site
  • where visitors come from, both geographically and from which website

It will automatically expire after 2 years.

Google analytics

Yes

 

Some careers sites have the ability to share jobs to social networks. The browser will send information to the specific social site they wish to share content to. The social site will receive the visitor’s ID (on Facebook etc.), the website that they are visiting, the date and time and other browser related information.

 

See the 3rd party pages for more information

Facebook

Twitter

LinkedIn

Google+

 

Third party single sign on cookies

Google SSO: SSID

Some career sites have the ability to apply for jobs using social profiles, the site will always ask for consent to do this. These will only ever be active if the visitor chooses to use this service and currently only Google applies a cookie.

It will automatically expire after 6 months.

Google+

 

Yes

Third party cloud upload cookies

Dropbox when uploading from Dropbox
Google when uploading from Google
One Drive - no cookies

When uploading a CV or other document the visitor has the option to upload directly from their device or a cloud service like Dropbox. Both Dropbox and Google use cookies for this service, One Drive does not.

Dropbox

Google

 

Other cookies (you may have asked us to install tools or widgets, you will need to find out more yourself)

_twitter_sess

Some websites may have a Twitter feed displayed, which if clicked allows Twitter to track where the visitor came from and provides Twitter with details of their Twitter user name (if logged in).

It will automatically expire after 12 months.

Yes

YouTube

Some websites embed videos from YouTube channel normally using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on a visitor’s computer once they click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.

 

Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page.

 

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