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How the Portal uses cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files that are saved on your computer that make the site work better and help the University of London understand how people use the Portal.

These cookies cannot be used to identify you personally but they may remember activities and preferences chosen by you and your browser. 

Are they dangerous?

No. Cookies are small text files.  They are not computer programmes and cannot be used to disseminate viruses or access a computer’s hard drive. A cookie can only transfer as much information as the user has disclosed to a certain web site.

Why does the Portal use cookies?

The Portal uses cookies for a number of reasons.  Firstly to maintain tokens for the implementation of security (so that you are not required to keep logging in as you move around the Portal) and secondly to provide analytics to collect data on how the site is used (for example, number of visitors, pages viewed, links followed etc..). Additionally some cookies are used to save user preferences.

All data collected by these cookies is anonymous.

 Cookies used

The following is a list of cookies being used by the Student Portal.  Please note: this list will be revised regularly.

Strictly Necessary Cookies - Security Management Cookies

These cookies are strictly necessary to enable you to move about the site or to provide certain features you have requested.

Name Duration Purpose Safe to delete/block?
PD-S_SESSION-ID Session Used to manage security and login sessions. These cookies will be removed once you start a new browser session. No
PD-ID Session Used to manage security and login sessions. These cookies will be removed once you start a new browser session. No
LtpaToken2 Session Used to manage security and login sessions. These cookies will be removed once you start a new browser session. No
LtpaToken Session Used to manage security and login sessions. These cookies will be removed once you start a new browser session. No
JSESSIONID Session Used to manage security and login sessions. These cookies will be removed once you start a new browser session. No
MoodleSession Session Used to manage security and login sessions. These cookies will be removed once you start a new browser session. No
EVISIONID Session Used to manage security and login sessions. These cookies will be removed once you start a new browser session. No
ASP.NET_SessionId Session Used to manage security and login sessions. These cookies will be removed once you start a new browser session. No
AMWEBJCT!%2F<*> Mostly Session, one lasts 2 months Used to manage security and login sessions. Session cookies will be removed once you start a new browser session. No

 

Performance Cookies - Analytical Cookies

These cookies help to improve the performance of the website, providing a better user experience. Analytical cookies provide anonymised information about users of the site (operating system, web browser, screen size, etc.) that informs developments and improvements to the site.

Name Duration Purpose Safe to delete/block?
__utma 2 years Used for web analytical purposes. Yes
__utmb 30 minutes Used for web analytical purposes Yes
__utmc Session Used for web analytical purposes Yes
__utmz 6 months Used for web analytical purposes Yes
PREF 2 years Used for web analytical purposes Yes
k 1 week Used for web analytical purposes Yes
guest_id 2 years Used for web analytical purposes Yes
original_referrer Session Used for web analytical purposes Yes
_twitter_sess Session Used for web analytical purposes Yes
uid 2 years Used for web analytical purposes Yes
uvc 2 years Used for web analytical purposes Yes
uit   Used for web analytical purposes Yes
psc   Used for web analytical purposes Yes
NID 6 months Used for web analytical purposes Yes
__atuvc 2 Years Used for web analytical purposes Yes

 

Functionality Cookies

These cookies enhance the functionality of website by storing preferences or settings related to your use of the site.

Name Duration Purpose Safe to delete/block?
PortalFlyoutIsOpen Session No longer used (to be removed) Yes
PortalOpenFlyout Session No longer used (to be removed) Yes
confirmCookiePolicy 1 year Used to hide/show cookie alert on login page Yes (not recommended)
id 1 year Used to pass subject category to Online Library website No
EsdMenuBar 6 hours Used to store UI preferences Yes
MOODLEID_ 2 months Used to manage security and login sessions. Yes
EVISIONID_TEST Session Used to manage security and login sessions. These cookies will be removed once you start a new browser session. Yes

How to control and delete cookies

You may wish to delete or block certain cookies set by the Portal.  How to do this will depend on which web browser you are using.  Please consult your web browser user guide for instructions on how to do this.

Alternatively please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=1 Opens in new window or tab for further information.

Please note: deleting or restricting cookies may stop the Portal working properly.  We recommend you do not delete any cookies used for Security Management.