Strictly necessary cookies
Some cookies we place on your browser ensure that the TIBA website delivers you information and services securely and optimally. You must accept these essential cookies to be able to make full use of this site.
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University of Edinburgh Media Hopper service
It stores an identifier for the current session. This is a completely random string of letters and numbers.
The purpose is to be able to identify the session and know if a website visitor is logged in to the system.
|It expires after the current session is over|
Third party cookies
We use a number of tools that monitor visitor behaviour on our website to help us improve our information and services.In addition some of our webpages use third-party services or software, such as maps, online videos or social networking features. Many of these services may set cookies on your device.
You’ll need to accept these cookies if you wish to view the content.
|__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz||A random unique number or string of letters and numbers to identify your browser, the times and dates that you interacted with the site recently and the marketing materials or referring pages that led you to the site.||Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), to help us see how our website is used. In doing so information about your use of our website, including your IP address, may be transmitted to Google and stored on servers in the United States. The data collected by Google Analytics is used to analyse how frequently the same people revisit the University website, how the website is found (from advertising or referring websites), and which pages are most frequently viewed. This information is combined with data from thousands of other users to create an overall picture of website use, and is never identified individually or personally and is not linked to any other information we store about you.||The longest lasting cookie expires 2 years after your last visit to the website. Others are deleted 6 months, 30 minutes and the moment you close your browse|
|Various unique identifiers||k is used for user IP tracking within Twitter to determine whether a user is logged in or logged out. guest_id is a guest or Twitter account identifier.||1 week and 2 years respectively|