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Types of cookies in use

When you login to and use the CPD Portal you will receive cookies. When cookies are created they are given a lifespan. They either live for the length of your browser session, or for longer:

  • Session cookies are created when you start a browser session, and deleted when you end it.
  • Persistent cookies are created for analytical purposes.
The cookies created by the CPD Portal fall into two categories:
  • Essential, or 'strictly necessary' cookies are needed for the site to function.
  • Analytical cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use the site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Detailed list of cookies
Cookie Name Type Lifespan Purpose
ServerID Essential Removed when browser closed Load Balancing
.ASPXAUTH Essential Removed when browser closed ASP.NET Authentication
ASP.Net_SessionId Essential Removed when browser closed ASP.NET Session
RememberMe Strictly necessary 15 days Remember user name
__utma Analytical 2 years from set/update Google Analytics use this to determine unique visitors to the site and it is updated with each page view
__utmz Analytical 6 months from set/update. Google Analytics determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user
__utmb Analytical 30 minutes from set/update. Google Analytics use this cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with the site.
__utmc Analytical Not set Google Analytics determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user

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