What cookies do we use?
The University of Strathclyde’s website (www.strath.ac.uk) gathers and uses information from the website and other relevant technologies to improve and enhance your website experience.
Cookies are small files that are sent when you visit a website along with the rest of the content of the page. These files are stored in your browser and accessed when you return to a website.
We use anonymous tools like Google Analytics, Hotjar and MOZ to monitor general interactions on the University’s website.
The information they provide is used to give us a better picture of how visitors use the website. For example, they help us improve your experience of the website, advise us of the most visited pages and demonstrate how easily visitors can navigate the site.
As a result of using these tools, we can look at trends and improve elements like the navigation of the site to make it easier to find the right content and improve page speed so that you receive it quicker.
We use the following types of cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies are required to make the site work and provide you with the services you are using. They cannot be disabled.
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources 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. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. These cookies are set to active although you can decide if you wish to disable them.
These cookies enable us to remember the choices you make on the web site to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. These cookies are set to active although you can decide if you wish to disable them.
Targeting cookies collect information about your browsing habits and help us trace the activities of our marketing campaigns. These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. These cookies are set to active although you can decide if you wish to disable them.
What cookies do we use?
|Cookie Name||Product||Expiration time||Cookie type||Details|
|_ga||Google Analytics||2 years||local||Used to collect information about how visitors use our website. The cookies collects information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to our website.|
|_gid||Google Analytics||24 hours||local||Used to collect information about how visitors use our website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to our website.|
|_gat||Google Analytics||1 minutes||local||This cookie does not store any user information; it is used to limit the number of requests that have to be made to doubleclick.net. Doubleclick is a business owned by Google that makes it money from online advertisers and publishers.|
|_gat_gtag_UA_[id]||Google Analytics||24 hours||local||Used to track user behavior in videos.|
|_ceg.u||Crazy Egg||3 months||local||Tracks visitors on our site.|
|_ceg.s||Crazy Egg||Session (expires when the browser is shut down)||local||Tracks visitor activity; recording session unique ID, tracking host and start time|
|__cfduid||Max Mind||1 year||local||Identifies the country/city of the visitor.|