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Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer or other device to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

 

Cookies do not place viruses on your computer and cannot run programs.

 

Our cookies do not provide us with any private or personally identifiable information about you. All data that is gathered is anonymous.


When you visit the webpage you will be asked if you consent to the use of non-essential cookies.

Clear and comprehensive information

The following table describes the cookies we use on this site, what we use them for and the impact on your experience of using our site if you choose to opt-out from allowing us to set cookies on your machine.

 

 

Feature

Cookie Name

Purpose

What will happen if you disable Cookies on this site?

Does the Cookie Persist?

Is the Cookie Essential?

Session

ASP.NET_SessionId

As visitors browse and interact with the web site, activity such as completing a form is recorded on the web server and this token allows us to refer to the user session data on the server between pages.

More information: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/899918

No loss of function but there will be a very minor delay before each page load as authentication would be triggered for every page visited whereas the cookie instantly confirms visitors as anonymous

No

Yes

Access Keys

AccessKeys

Stores shortcut key preferences between visits

Personal Access Key shortcuts will not be remembered between visits

Yes

No

Buildportal

PortalModuleUserId

Stores portal state for non-logged in users so that if they visit again, portal preferences including portlet positions are remembered.

BuildPortal will reset upon each visit for non-logged in users, for logged in users, their preferences are stored in the database

Yes

No

Cookie Consent

AllowEasysiteCookies

Stores the consent status of the current user for cookies, only set if they consent

Site will prompt for Cookie Consent upon each visit

Yes

No

Decision Tree

ASP.NET_SessionId

Stores the selection state of the decision tree between visits to the page

The Decision Tree state will reset between visits to the page

Yes

No

eShop Order ID

OrderID

Stores order reference for users before they login

Non-logged in users cannot add items to their basket

No

Yes

Interstitials

InterstitialCookie

Stores whether an interstitial has been viewed / closed so it doesn’t reappear for the current user

Interstitials will persist for the current user for those pages that convey them, such as language preference

Yes

No

Locales

ASP.NET_SessionId

Stores the locale (language) preference of the current user if they are not logged in

From v6.5+ there will be no loss of function as locales are maintained through the URL path

Yes

No

Remember Me

RememberMe

Stores authentication token between visits so users don’t have to login on each visit

Users who wish to access restricted content or services will need to login upon each visit to the site

Yes

No

Mobile Redirect

mobileredirect

Stores mobile device users’ preference for either the web or mobile site

Users will be asked upon each visit whether they would prefer to visit the web or mobile optimised site

Yes

No

Polling

EasysiteUserHasVoted

Stores whether the current user has already voted in the poll, preventing multiple voting

Single users will be able to vote multiple times in online polls

Yes

No

Tabbed Container

ActiveTab

Stores the ID of the Active Tab as selected by the user

Held tab states will be lost between visits to the page

No

No

Tracking Codes

DONATION_TRACKING_CODE

Stores tracking code for donations, part of eShop

Donations may not be attributable to specific fundraising campaigns

No

Yes