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1. How to control and delete cookies

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City, University of London uses a number of suppliers who also set cookies on the University's websites on our behalf in order to deliver the services that they are providing. If you would like more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, as well as information on how to opt-out, please see below.

2. Analytics and sharing cookies

City, University of London sometimes embeds content from websites such as YouTube within its sites. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. City, University of London does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact that City, University of websites now carry embedded 'like' or 'share' buttons to enable users of the site to easily share pages with their friends through a number of popular social networks. These sites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. City, University of London does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

City, University of London also uses Google Analytics to anonymously track and analyse users and user behaviour.

Category: Necessary (15)
Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry Purpose
bigipserver# city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.
bigipserver# forms.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.
bigipserver# gicentre.org HTTP Cookie Session Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.
bigipserver# s1.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.
bigipserver# soi.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.
bigipserver# staff.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.
bigipserver# webapps.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.
cakephp forms.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie 25 years Preserves users states across page requests.
csrftoken prezi.com HTTP Cookie 1 year Helps prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks.
jsessionid bam.nr-data.net HTTP Cookie Session Preserves users states across page requests.
jsessionid curia.europa.eu HTTP Cookie Session Preserves users states across page requests.
jsessionid echo360.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Preserves users states across page requests.
localization flickr.com HTTP Cookie 2 years Registers the user's geographical location in order to show content from the server located closest to the user.
prezi-auth prezi.com HTTP Cookie 7 days Identifies the user and allows server authentication.
sq_system_session city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Preserves users states across page requests.
Category: Preferences (4)
Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.
Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry Purpose
__utmt_player player.vimeo.com HTTP Cookie Session Saves the user's preferences when playing embedded videos from Vimeo.
bc_bandwidth city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Measures the visitor's bandwidth in order to optimise the efficiency of the user's download of content.
nid google.com HTTP Cookie 6 months Tracking cookie from Google that is used to protect users from known malicious sites.
player vimeo.com HTTP Cookie 1 year Saves the user's preferences when playing embedded videos from Vimeo.
Category: Statistics (38)
Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry Purpose
__ct_data city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie 1 year Used to count the number of page displays and visits to the website.
__qca city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie 18 months Collects anonymous data on the user's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded with the purpose of generating reports for optimising the website content.
__utma city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie 2 years Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics.
__utma player.vimeo.com HTTP Cookie 2 years Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics.
__utma public.dataharvesting.com HTTP Cookie 2 years Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics.
__utma storify.com HTTP Cookie 2 years Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics.
__utma w.soundcloud.com HTTP Cookie 2 years Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics.
__utmb city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.
__utmb player.vimeo.com HTTP Cookie Session Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.
__utmb public.dataharvesting.com HTTP Cookie Session Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.
__utmb storify.com HTTP Cookie Session Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.
__utmb w.soundcloud.com HTTP Cookie Session Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.
__utmc city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.
__utmc player.vimeo.com HTTP Cookie Session Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.
__utmc public.dataharvesting.com HTTP Cookie Session Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.
__utmc storify.com HTTP Cookie Session Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.
__utmc w.soundcloud.com HTTP Cookie Session Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.
__utmt public.dataharvesting.com HTTP Cookie Session Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server.
__utmt storify.com HTTP Cookie Session Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server.
__utmt w.soundcloud.com HTTP Cookie Session Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server.
__utmz city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie 6 months Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics.
__utmz player.vimeo.com HTTP Cookie 6 months Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics.
__utmz public.dataharvesting.com HTTP Cookie 6 months Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics.
__utmz storify.com HTTP Cookie 6 months Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics.
__utmz w.soundcloud.com HTTP Cookie 6 months Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics.
_cb_ls storify.com HTTP Cookie 29 days Collects data on the user's visits to the website, such as which pages have been read.
_chartbeat2 storify.com HTTP Cookie 2 years Collects data on the user's visits to the website, such as which pages have been read.
_chartbeat2 storify.com HTML Local Storage Persistent Collects data on the user's visits to the website, such as which pages have been read.
_ga city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie 2 years Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
_ga embedly.com HTTP Cookie 2 years Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
_ga gicentre.org HTTP Cookie 2 years Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
_gat embedly.com HTTP Cookie Session Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
_gat gicentre.org HTTP Cookie Session Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
_gat_ua-# city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
d quantserve.com HTTP Cookie 3 months Collects anonymous data on the user's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded with the purpose of generating reports for optimising the website content.
metrics_token syndication.twitter.com HTTP Cookie 41 days Counts the number of users that have a specific embedded Tweet or timeline.
vuid vimeo.com HTTP Cookie 2 years Collects data on the user's visits to the website, such as which pages have been read.
wruid city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie 1 year Collects data on the user's visits to the website, such as which pages have been read.
Category: Marketing (28)
Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry Purpose
__putma prezi.com HTTP Cookie 20 years Targets ads based on behavioural profiling and geographical location.
_ptref prezi.com HTTP Cookie Session Targets ads based on behavioural profiling and geographical location.
_ptret prezi.com HTTP Cookie Session Targets ads based on behavioural profiling and geographical location.
b yahoo.com HTTP Cookie 7802 days Collects anonymous data related to the user's website visits, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used to categorise the users' interest and demographical profiles with the purpose of customising the website content depending on the visitor.
bx flickr.com HTTP Cookie 2 years Set by the ticket service, Flickr, when embedded Flickr content is displayed on the website.
em_cdn_uid cdn.embedly.com HTTP Cookie 1 year Measures the number of times an embedded element from a third party service has been used.
geup youtube.com HTTP Cookie 2 years Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites.
guest_id twitter.com HTTP Cookie 2 years Collects anonymous data related to the user's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and which pages have been loaded, with the purpose of personalising and improving the Twitter service.
i18next storify.com HTTP Cookie Session Part of the Storify platform, which saves and converts content from social media to news-related stories.
id doubleclick.net HTTP Cookie 2 years Used by Google AdSense to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.
iutk issuu.com HTTP Cookie 10 years Recognises the user's device and what Issuu documents have been read.
mc quantserve.com HTTP Cookie 13 months Collects data on the user's visits to the website, such as what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads.
pref youtube.com HTTP Cookie 8 months Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites.
test_cookie doubleclick.net HTTP Cookie Session Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.
uid scorecardresearch.com HTTP Cookie 2 years Collects information of the user and his/her movement, such as timestamp for visits, most recently loaded pages and IP address. The data is used by the marketing research network, Scorecard Research, to analyse traffic patterns and carry out surveys to help their clients better understand the customer's preferences.
uidr scorecardresearch.com HTTP Cookie 2 years Collects information of the user and his/her movement, such as timestamp for visits, most recently loaded pages and IP address. The data is used by the marketing research network, Scorecard Research, to analyse traffic patterns and carry out surveys to help their clients better understand the customer's preferences.
visitor_info1_live youtube.com HTTP Cookie 8 months Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.
ysc youtube.com HTTP Cookie Session Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
yt-remote-cast-installed city.ac.uk HTML Local Storage Session Unclassified
yt-remote-connected-devices city.ac.uk HTML Local Storage Persistent Unclassified
yt-remote-connected-devices youtube.com HTML Local Storage Persistent Unclassified
yt-remote-device-id city.ac.uk HTML Local Storage Persistent Unclassified
yt-remote-device-id youtube.com HTML Local Storage Persistent Unclassified
yt-remote-fast-check-period city.ac.uk HTML Local Storage Session Unclassified
yt-remote-online-screens city.ac.uk HTML Local Storage Persistent Unclassified
yt-remote-online-screens youtube.com HTML Local Storage Persistent Unclassified
yt-remote-session-app city.ac.uk HTML Local Storage Session Unclassified
yt-remote-session-name city.ac.uk HTML Local Storage Session Unclassified
Category: Unclassified (38)
Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.
Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry Purpose
_ceir city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie 5 years Unclassified
_chartbeat2_expires storify.com HTML Local Storage Persistent Unclassified
_dc_gtm_ua-# city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Unclassified
aadnonce sway.com HTTP Cookie Session Unclassified
angfrmwk-2 pin.aluminati.net HTTP Cookie Session Unclassified
angserverid pin.aluminati.net HTTP Cookie Session Unclassified
anonuserflightid sway.com HTTP Cookie Session Unclassified
anonuserid sway.com HTTP Cookie 3 months Unclassified
clip_test_v2 vimeo.com HTTP Cookie 2 months Unclassified
debug v2.libanswers.com HTML Local Storage Persistent Unclassified
device_uid counter.theconversation.edu.au HTTP Cookie 10 years Unclassified
em_beagle_eid api.embed.ly HTTP Cookie 20 years Unclassified
flrb flickr.com HTTP Cookie Session Unclassified
flrbcr flickr.com HTTP Cookie 179 days Unclassified
flrbgdrp flickr.com HTTP Cookie 179 days Unclassified
flrbgmrp flickr.com HTTP Cookie 179 days Unclassified
flrbgrp flickr.com HTTP Cookie 179 days Unclassified
flrbp flickr.com HTTP Cookie 179 days Unclassified
flrbra flickr.com HTTP Cookie 179 days Unclassified
flrbras flickr.com HTTP Cookie 179 days Unclassified
flrbre flickr.com HTTP Cookie 179 days Unclassified
flrbrf flickr.com HTTP Cookie 179 days Unclassified
flrbrgs flickr.com HTTP Cookie 179 days Unclassified
flrbrp flickr.com HTTP Cookie 179 days Unclassified
flrbrps flickr.com HTTP Cookie 179 days Unclassified
flrbrst flickr.com HTTP Cookie 179 days Unclassified
flrbs flickr.com HTTP Cookie 179 days Unclassified
formassembly forms.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie 25 years Unclassified
fpc flickr.com HTTP Cookie 1 year Unclassified
lang cdn.syndication.twimg.com HTTP Cookie Session Unclassified
lang syndication.twitter.com HTTP Cookie Session Unclassified
sc_anonymous_id soundcloud.com HTTP Cookie 10 years Unclassified
sq-active-remote-session city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Unclassified
sync_login f.vimeocdn.com HTML Local Storage Persistent Unclassified
user-id city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie 68 years Unclassified
widget::local::assignments w.soundcloud.com HTML Local Storage Persistent Unclassified
xb flickr.com HTTP Cookie 2 years Unclassified
ywandp flickr.com HTTP Cookie 10 years Unclassified

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