Jisc Community Cookies

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Version: 3

Issued: June 2019

Reference: IM-DOC-005

Owner: G. Kett

Last Reviewed Date: 12/09/2023

We may use cookies.

A cookie is a small piece of data or message that is sent from a web server to your browser and may be stored on your hard drive. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. Cookies do not damage your system.

You can reset your browser so as to refuse any cookie or to alert you to when a cookie is being sent. To find out more, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. If you refuse cookies, some websites may not function. In particular the Jisc websites rely on cookies for the following functions:

We use YouTube and Vimeo to serve the videos on the Jisc Community site. They will serve the cookies:

Function Name Further information
YouTube: www.youtube.com

Double Click advert

__ar_v4 Used by YouTube to serve advertising
YouTube activity ACTIVITY Used by YouTube to follow your YouTube activity
Session id SID YouTube session id
Session id HSID YouTube session id
Log in cookie LOGIN_INFO Login in functions for YouTube
YouTube preferences PREF YouTube preferences
Session Id SSID YouTube secure session id
YouTube page testing VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Cookie to see if user wants to see a new home page
Demographic cookie demographics Cookie which adds the viewed content to an aggregated demographics system
Hitbox cookie use_hitbox Use Hitbox software
Watched video watched_video_id_list_rXDVY Cookie which follows whether a video has been watched
Function Cookie Further Information
Vimeo: www.vimeo.com
Quantcast cookie __qca Tracking cookie set by Quantcast software
Keeping an anonymous record of how visitors use the website, so we can improve the content and navigation of the website as well as report to the JISC on the level of use of services they pay for __utma

The Google Analytics software is described at http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Vimeo clip id clip_id The id of the clip being viewed
Vimeo user id uid The id of the logged in user
Double Click cookies _drt_
Cookies used by the Double Click advert serving software