Cookie Statement

Cookies are small pieces of computer code sent by a server to a web browser that enables the server to recognise a device and, in some cases, collect other information. For more information on cookies access We use cookies, tags and pixels to ensure proper functioning of this website, to track browsing patterns of visitors and to capture visitor information for use in future marketing. Most browsers enable visitors to disable cookies (see the browser menu or information at Note: blocking cookies may restrict the usefulness of this site.

We use third party vendor re-marketing tracking cookies, including Google tracking cookies. Third-party vendors, including Google, whose services we use, may place cookies on web browsers to serve ads based on past visits to our website.

Session Cookies

_passive_auth_was_attemptedIndicates authentication has been attempted in this browser session. No personal data stored.
uiconf_collectionIndicates which collection the user is viewing. No personal data stored.
header_user_panel_shownIndicates the welcome panel has been shown to the user once in this browser session. No personal data stored.
header_login_redirectStores the URL to redirect back after login. No personal data stored.
shibboleth_default_entity_idStores the last Entity ID used for SAML/Shibboleth login. (Identifies the institution via which this browser logged in.)
_institution_sectionIdentifies the institution section that this user has indicated they belong to.
popupwidget_cookie_privacy_popup_acceptedIndicates that the popup requesting permission to use cookies has been accepted. No personal data stored.
popupwidget_cookie_recommend_popup_acceptedIndicates the user has made a recommendation of the resource & should not be prompted to do so again.

Persistent Cookies


These cookies allow us to count visits and sources of traffic so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site.

_gaGoogle Analytics cookie, used to distinguish users.
_gidGoogle Analytics cookie, used to distinguish users.
_gatGoogle Analytics cookie, used to throttle request rate.

Strictly Necessary

These cookies are necessary for the website to function.

csrftokenPrevention of malicious exploit of the website, specifically CSRF (cross-site request forgery). No personal data stored.
sessionidSession identifier for the currently logged in user. Identifies an encrypted database entry with session persistent data for the current login session.