Cookie policy

A "cookie" is a small text file that's stored on your computer, smartphone or other device when you visit a website or use an app. Some cookies are deleted when you close down your browser. These are known as session cookies. Others remain on your device until they expire or you delete them from your cache. These are known as persistent cookies and enable us to remember things about you as a returning visitor. This website uses session and persistent cookies.

Functional cookies

Web application cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences.

Name Expires
ASP.NET_SessionIdWhen the session ends
cookielaw10 years
likedArticlesWhen the session ends

 

Google Tag Manager

Google Tag Manager is a tag management system that allows you to quickly and easily update tags and code snippets on your website or mobile app. We use tag manager to implement cookies which act on your cookie preferences.

NameExpires
_gat_[ID]When the session ends
perfOptOutWhen you update your preferences
advertisingOptOutWhen you update your preferences

 

Performance cookies

Google Universal Analytics

These cookies are used to track the performance of the website and monitor any disruption in service and system outage. We do not collect or store any personal information through Google Universal Analytics.

These cookies are all fundamental to ensure the website remains operational. However, you can delete these cookies anytime through your browser settings.

 

 

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_ga2 years
_gaid24 hours

 

Targeted advertising cookies

We do not use any targeted advertising cookies on highereducation.unite-group.co.uk.

 

Third party cookies

Youtube

Cookies are set by the YouTube video service on pages with embedded YouTube video.

Google

Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a virtual tour. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they include a mixture of data used to measure the number of impressions and user behaviour of Google services on our website.

Cookies set by Google include: HSID, SAPISID, SID, SAPISID, APISID, SSID, HSID, NID and PREF.

Google’s terms of service can be reviewed here: https://policies.google.com/terms?hl=en-GB&gl=uk