About our website

Strictly necessary cookies

Some cookies we place on your browser ensure that the University website delivers you information and services securely and optimally.

You must accept these essential cookies to be able to make use of our online systems.

Session ID

Wikipedia page about Session IDs

Name Data stored Purpose Expires
JSESSIONID A random unique number or string of letters and numbers. A session cookie is required to follow your progress through the website. It is essential to ensure that any information you enter or routes you take are remembered by the website. Without this cookie, every page you visited would treat you as a completely new visitor. This cookie does not identify you personally and is not linked to any other information we store about you. The cookie is deleted when you close your web browser.

Load balancer

Name Data stored Purpose Expires
NSC_xxx.fe.bd.vl A random unique number or string of letters and numbers. The University uses more than one server to provide web pages. When you visit the website, you are assigned to one of several servers. This cookie is required to track which server you are communicating with in order to present a consistent user experience and remember information about the data you have entered. This cookie does not identify you personally and is not linked to any other information we store about you. The cookie is deleted when you close your web browser.

Javascript check

Name Data stored Purpose Expires
has_js A binary value of 1 (true) or 0 (false). This cookie helps the website understand if the browser javascript functionality is enabled or not, so as to proceed accordingly. The cookie is deleted when you close your web browser.

University website surveys

Name Data stored Purpose Expires
_uoeSurveyStatus No data stored. The survey application just looks for the presence of a cookie or not. To check if website visitors have completed the survey before. This is to stop the user experience of the site being degraded by offering the survey multiple times. 3 months

University Media Hopper service

Name Data stored Purpose Expires
Kms_ctamuls

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

Google reCaptcha

Google privacy policy

These are essential cookies, used by the Google reCAPTCHA service used in our forms to stop submissions from spammers.

Name Data stored Purpose Expires
NID unique ID

Unique ID used to remember preferences and also sometimes to customize ads

 

Various but tend to be approximately 6 months

CONSENT

unique ID Used by Google for cookie consent settings 20 years