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NamePurposeCriteriaTypeExpires
UoSSSO Single Sign On and access to restricted areas. Only affects staff, students and other designated users. Strictly necessary Session 30 minutes of inactivity or end of session
userpref This cookie remembers your choice of background and text colour. The cookie is set when you select a value from a drop down menu on certain web sites.

Functionality cookies

Persistent 6 months
DIRECTOR Sunderland uses the Adobe Flash Player to deliver some video content and banner services throughout the site. To improve user experience, Local Shared Objects - or Flash Cookies as they are commonly known - are employed to remember the user's selected volume level and the user's age, for age restriction purposes. Flash Cookies are stored on a user's computer in much the same way as cookies. However, it is not possible to manage them at browser level in the same way.

Functionality cookies

Persistent none
collection Search engine (Funnelback). Strictly necessary Persistent 7 days

 

Cookies we use on the My Sunderland Portal (Intranet)

Confluence uses Seraph, an open source framework, for HTTP cookie authentication.

NamePurposeCriteriaTypeExpires
seraph.confluence Only affects staff, students and other designated users Strictly necessary Sesion End of session
doc-sidebar Remembers the user's preference for the width of the navigation sidebar in the Confluence documentation theme. Functionality cookies Persistent One year from the date it was set or was last updated.
confluence.list.pages.cookie Remembers the user's last chosen tab in the "list pages" section. Functionality cookies Persistent One year from the date it was set or was last updated.
confluence.browse.space.cookie Remembers the user's last chosen tab in the "browse space" section Functionality cookies Persistent One year from the date it was set or was last updated.
confluence-language Remembers the user's language chosen on the login page. This cookie relates to a feature that allows a user to change Confluence's language from (and including) the login page, when the language presented to the user prior to logging in is not appropriate. Functionality cookies Persistent 360 days from the date it was set or was last updated.
AJS.conglomerate.cookie Tracks which general tabs were last used (e.g. in Confluence's plugin manager) or expansion elements were last opened or closed. Functionality cookies Persistent One year from the date it is set or was last updated.

 

Cookies we use on the online application form

NamePurposeCriteriaTypeExpires
CODE3 Security Strictly necessary Session End of session
JSESSIONID Used to track the users session Strictly necessary Session End of session
SITSIPPID Security Strictly necessary Session End of session

 

Docushare

NamePurposeCriteriaTypeExpires
AmberUser     Session End of session
JSESSIONID Used to track the users session Strictly necessary Session End of session

 

Information that we collect from you and your use of Sunderland VIP portal website

When you visit some pages on the Sunderland VIP portal website, your computer may be issued with a small file - a “cookie”. The information the cookie contains is set by the Hobsons server and it can be used by that server whenever you visit the Sunderland VIP portal website. Here is a list of Hobsons cookies.

NamePurposeCriteriaTypeExpires
BIGip This cookie maintains a hashlist of the client and servers so sticky sessions can be used. This is based on the session that you are related to and could be VIP, admin, etc. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser. Strictly necessary Session End of session
ASP.Net sessionid This cookie maintains information from page to page about the user options. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser. Strictly necessary Session End of session
UserID This cookie is created when the user logs into the application and is maintained throughout the session and is related to security of the system. If the cookie doesn't exist, the application will react as though the user is not logged in. This cookie is deleted when the browser is closed. Strictly necessary Session End of session
SessionID This cookie is used to identify you as a user between page loads. This allows us to remember certain settings, like which part of the site you were using before you were asked to sign in or register. This cookie is deleted when the browser is closed. Strictly necessary Session End of session
BIGip This cookie maintains a hashlist of the client and servers so sticky sessions can be used. This is based on the session that you are related to. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser. Strictly necessary Session  
C-N Inserted by F5 to allow cluster based load report in Coradiant.

 

Performance Persistent  
ASPSESSIONID This is a session cookie which keeps ASP session id. This cookie is deleted when browser is closed. Strictly necessary Session End of session

 

Online store

The University uses WPM an online payment facility for universities. All cookies set by WPM for the Online Store fall into the category of essential for the running of the site. Therefore these can be set without the need to gain opt in from the user.

NamePurposeCriteriaTypeExpires
WPM_Store Used to track the users session Strictly necessary Session End of session
CompanyID Used to track the users session Strictly necessary Session End of session
ASPSESSIONID Used to track the users session Strictly necessary Session End of session
Site_Val Used to track the user's language e.g. Welsh Strictly necessary Session End of session
ASPSESSIONID Used to track the users session Strictly necessary Session End of session

The online store also the following providers to manage payments, PayPal and Paypoint. Please read the privacy policies for PayPal and Paypoint for further information.

 

Mobile website m.sunderland.ac.uk

NamePurposeCriteriaTypeExpires
deviceClassification

Used to track the user's device when accessing the website

Strictly necessary Persistent 6 months
visitID Used to track the users session Performance Session End of session

 

Ezproxy

NamePurposeCriteriaTypeExpires
EZProxy

Access to resources from off campus

Strictly necessary Session End of session

 

Accommodation online

NamePurposeCriteriaTypeExpires
JSESSIONID

Used to track the users session

Strictly necessary Session End of session

 

AlumniNet

NamePurposeCriteriaTypeExpires
ASPSESSIONID

Used to track the users session

Strictly necessary Session End of session

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