Cookies

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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 and Jisc use Google Analytics to gather information, which helps us understand how the service is being used and identify areas for improvement. You can find details about how Google uses data and, if you wish, you can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites.

Name Purpose Expires
_ga Used to distinguish users. 2 years
_gid Used to distinguish users. 24 hours
_gat Used by Google Analytics to minimise impact on the site's performance 1 minute