What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your computer (or other electronic device) when you access our website to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information.
Cookies allow websites to, among other things, store and keep track of the browsing activities of a user. Depending on the information they contain, and on how you operate your computer, cookies can be used to recognise a user.
There are two main types of cookie:
- Session cookies- these are deleted when you finish browsing a website and are not stored on your computer longer than this; and
- Persistent cookies - these are stored on your computer after you have finished using a website so that the website provider can remember your preferences the next time you use it
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
- recognise you whenever you visit this website (this speeds up your access to the website as you do not have to log in each time);
- obtain information about your preferences, online movements and use of the internet;
- carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content, products and services and to help us better understand our customer requirements and interests;
- target our marketing and advertising campaigns and those of our partners more effectively by providing interest-based advertisements that are personalised to your interests; and
- make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable.
The table below shows what cookies we use and why.
|Name of cookie||Owner||Purpose for the cookie|
|.SBIUK||SBIUK||This cookie is used by sites using the .NET technology platform from Microsoft. It enables the site to maintain an anonymous user-id to track unique users within a session without them logging in or otherwise identifying themselves.|
|Google Analytics||SBIUK||Google analytics cookies, more info on https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage|
|Feedback||SBIUK||This is indicate if user is filled feedback form|
|Language||SBIUK||A DNN cookie is created called "language" to store the current language - in a monolingual install this is simply the browser default language, but if the site supports multiple languages then this may be different based on the language selected by clicking in the languages skin object.|
|USERNAME_CHANGED||SBIUK||Used when the user is logged .DOTNETNUKE ->Issued by DNN, necessary for site functionality, including forms authentication, created when a user logs in|
|__RequestVerificationToken||SBIUK||Anti-forgery cookie set by web applications built using ASP.NET MVC technologies. It is designed to stop unauthorised posting of content to a website, known as Cross-Site Request Forgery. It holds no information about the user and is destroyed on closing the browser.|
|Authentication||SBIUK||A DNN forms authentication cookie|
|LastPageId||SBIUK||A DNN cookie used by the CMS to store the TabID of the last visited page.|
|StayInEditMode||SBIUK||A DNN cookie used by the CMS to determine the UI state across postbacks (whether or not to reload the page with the 'Editing' interface).|