What is a cookie?
A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.
What cookies do we use & why we use them?
www.ashridge.org.uk/VLRC, virtual.ashridge.org.uk and www.ashridge.org.uk/myashridge do identify login information used to access these resources in order to provide usage statistics to client or assessment groups.
We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.
We will use the “session” cookies to:
- keep track of you whilst you navigate the website; and
- to monitor user behaviour for statistical and marketing purposes.
We use “persistent” cookies to:
- enable our website to recognise you when you visit;
Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.
Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one.
The list below includes the name of the cookie, assigned level, and description of the purpose of the cookie.
|CMSCookieLevel||System||Specifies which cookies are enabled by the user.|
|ASP.NET_SessionId||System||Keeps the user session ID for security reasons.|
|CMSPreferredCulture||Essential||Preferred user content culture.|
|CMSMobileRedirected||Essential||Flag whether the user has been redirected to the .mobile version of the site.|
|CurrentTheme||Essential||Name of the current visual theme to provide proper design to the dialog windows.|
|CMSBodyClass||Essential||Body element class to provide accesibility standards.|
|VisitorStatus||Visitor||Overall status of the visitor to track the site visitors within the web analytics.|
|VisitStatus||Visitor||Status of the visit to track the site visitors within the web analytics.|
|CurrentVisitStatus||Visitor||Status of the current visit to track the site visitors within the web analytics.|
|Campaign||Visitor||Campaign from which the user came to the web site.|
|UrlReferrer||Visitor||URL referrer from which the user came to the web site.|
|CurrentContact||Visitor||Stores the GUID of the contact related to the current site visitor to track his activity on the web site.|
|CMSMVT<mvtestname>||Visitor||Stores the provided variant of the MVT test to keep the user view consistent.|
|CMSNoTestMVT<templateid>||Visitor||Stores the provided variant of the page if no MVT test is currently being run.|
How to delete cookies from this site.
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Third Party Cookies
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