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Cookie Privacy Statement

St Hugh’s College believes in only using website cookies when strictly necessary and will not use cookies for any targeted or advertising purposes. By using the St Hugh’s College website you are agreeing to allow the use of the cookies as defined by the College.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device. You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org.

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience.

How do I control cookies on my device?

You can find more information on how to delete and control cookies using your browser at http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=1.

Cookies used on the College Website-

Description
Name Expires Category Cookie Origin

SQ_SYSTEM_SESSION

At End Of Session

Strictly necessary

1st Party
(St Hugh’s)

Required to provide secure access to areas of the St Hugh’s College website.

         

__utma

2 years after last website page view.

Performance

3rd Party
(Google Analytics)

Stores time between visits to the website.

__utmb

30 minutes after last website page view.

Performance

3rd Party
(Google Analytics)

Stores the length of visit to the website.

__utmc 

At End Of Session

Performance

3rd Party
(Google Analytics) 

__utmz

6 months after last website page view.

Performance

3rd Party
(Google Analytics) 

Stores user geographical data.

 

Cookies which are specific to the Online Shop-

Description
Name Expires Category Cookie Origin

ASP.NET_SessionId

At End Of Session

Strictly necessary

1st Party
(St Hugh’s)

Required to provide secure access to areas of the online shop.

AppNameCookie

At End Of Session

Strictly necessary

1st Party
(St Hugh’s)

Stores details on the current contents of the Shopping cart.

Cookies which are set by the Bed and Breakfast System-


All cookies set on the College Bed and Breakfast webpage are set by the Travel Booking Network website and are not set by the College; these cookies are listed below-

Description
Name Expires Category Cookie Origin

ASP.NET_SessionId

At End Of Session

Strictly necessary

3rd Party 
(Travel Booking Network)

Please see Travel Booking Network- Terms and Conditions
(Section 23. Use of Cookies) for more details.

Lang

1 year

Functionality

Basketid

6 months

Strictly necessary

numbookings

6 months

Strictly necessary

partnerid

30 days

Strictly necessary

         

 __utma 

2 years after last website page view.

Performance

3rd Party 
(Travel Booking Network- Google Analytics)

Stores time between visits to the website.

 __utmb

30 minutes after last website page view.

Performance 

Stores the length of visit to the website.

 __utmc

At End Of Session

Performance

 __utmz

6 months after last website page view.

Performance

Stores user geographical data.

Please see the following summary on the role of the category of cookies used on the College website. The categories listed below come from the guidelines in the ICC UK Cookie guide.

Category 1: Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping cart or e-billing, cannot be provided.

Category 2: Performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

Category 3: Functionality cookies

All user preferences are kept securely on the server for the duration of the visit to the website after which they are automatically removed. No personal preferences (such as text size) are stored on your device.