Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are stored by your web browser. They have a variety of uses, including helping the site to work more effectively, improving your experience, and recording details of website usage.

To find out more about cookies and how to manage them visit All About Cookies or AboutCookies.org. You will find information about how to manage cookies on the major web browsers.

JUSP uses cookies to record general usage information to help us understand our users and ensure we are providing the right support. This allows us to ask questions such as: 'last month what proportion of JUSP users used a mobile device?'

Details of general Jisc cookie use

Details about JUSP cookie use are given below.

Essential cookies for logged in access

JUSP uses cookies to allow you to log into the site, and access restricted content and services.

Name Purpose Expires
_shibsession_<number> Allow the page to provide you with restricted content when you close your browser

Cookies for measuring website usage

JUSP uses Matomo to gather usage information which helps us understand how the service is being used and identify areas for improvement. Matomo is an open-source analytics tool and an alternative to Google Analytics. You can find out more about Matomo on their website. Please note that Matomo respects any donottrack settings in your web browser.

Name Purpose Expires
_pk_ref Used to store the attribution information, the referrer initially used to visit the website 6 months
_pk_cvar Short lived cookies used to temporarily store data for the visit 30 minutes
_pk_id Used to store a few details about the user such as their unique visitor ID 13 months
_pk_ses Short lived cookies used to temporarily store data for the visit 30 minutes
mtm_cookie_consent Records you have consented to Matomo tracking your activities 30 years
mtm_consent Records you have consented to Matomo tracking your activities using the opt in button 30 years
mtm_consent_removed Records that you have removed consent for Matomo to track your activities using the opt out button 30 years