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1. How to control and delete cookies

Cass Business School only collects personal information if you submit a form. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by Cass Business School websites, or any other websites, this can be done through your browser settings. The Help function in your browser will tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org. This website has comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

Please be aware that restricting cookies will impact on the functionality of the Cass Business School and City University London websites.

Cass Business School uses a number of suppliers who also set cookies on the University's websites on our behalf in order to deliver the services that they are providing. If you would like more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, as well as information on how to opt-out, please see below.

2. Analytics and sharing cookies

Cass Business School sometimes embeds content from websites such as YouTube within its sites. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. Cass Business School does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact that Cass Business School websites now carry embedded 'like' or 'share' buttons to enable users of the site to easily share pages with their friends through a number of popular social networks. These sites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. Cass Business School does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

Cass Business School also uses Google Analytics to anonymously track and analyse users and user behaviour at a number of our domains. These services require the use of cookies:

Category: Necessary (12)
Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry Purpose
bigipserver# cass.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.
bigipserver# city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.
bigipserver# forms.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.
bigipserver# s1.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.
bigipserver# webapps.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.
cakephp forms.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie 25 years Preserves users states across page requests.
csrftoken prezi.com HTTP Cookie 1 year Helps prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks.
jsessionid thistle.com HTTP Cookie Session Preserves users states across page requests.
phpsessid cass.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Preserves users states across page requests.
prezi-auth prezi.com HTTP Cookie 7 days Identifies the user and allows server authentication.
sq_system_session cass.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Preserves users states across page requests.
sq_system_session city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Preserves users states across page requests.
Category: Preferences (1)
Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.
Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry Purpose
nid google.com HTTP Cookie 6 months Tracking cookie from Google that is used to protect users from known malicious sites.
Category: Statistics (20)
Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry Purpose
__qca cass.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie 18 months Collects anonymous data on the user's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded with the purpose of generating reports for optimising the website content.
__utma cass.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie 2 years Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics.
__utma city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie 2 years Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics.
__utma w.soundcloud.com HTTP Cookie 2 years Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics.
__utmb cass.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.
__utmb city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.
__utmb w.soundcloud.com HTTP Cookie Session Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.
__utmc cass.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.
__utmc city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.
__utmc w.soundcloud.com HTTP Cookie Session Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.
__utmt cass.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server.
__utmt w.soundcloud.com HTTP Cookie Session Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server.
__utmz cass.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie 6 months Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics.
__utmz city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie 6 months Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics.
__utmz w.soundcloud.com HTTP Cookie 6 months Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics.
_ga cass.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie 2 years Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
_ga city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie 2 years Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
_gat_ua-# cass.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
d quantserve.com HTTP Cookie 3 months Collects anonymous data on the user's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded with the purpose of generating reports for optimising the website content.
metrics_token syndication.twitter.com HTTP Cookie 35 days Counts the number of users that have a specific embedded Tweet or timeline.
Category: Marketing (25)
Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry Purpose
__putma prezi.com HTTP Cookie 20 years Targets ads based on behavioural profiling and geographical location.
__stid sharethis.com HTTP Cookie 1 year Registers a unique ID that identifies the user's device for return visits.
__uset sharethis.com HTTP Cookie Session Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.
_ptref prezi.com HTTP Cookie Session Targets ads based on behavioural profiling and geographical location.
bcookie linkedin.com HTTP Cookie 2 years Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.
bscookie linkedin.com HTTP Cookie 2 years Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.
geup youtube.com HTTP Cookie 2 years Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites.
guest_id twitter.com HTTP Cookie 2 years Collects anonymous data related to the user's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and which pages have been loaded, with the purpose of personalising and improving the Twitter service.
id doubleclick.net HTTP Cookie 2 years Used by Google AdSense to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.
iutk issuu.com HTTP Cookie 10 years Recognises the user's device and what Issuu documents have been read.
l1c linkedin.com HTTP Cookie Session Set by LinkedIn when a web page contains an embedded "Follow us" panel.
lidc linkedin.com HTTP Cookie Session Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.
mc quantserve.com HTTP Cookie 13 months Collects data on the user's visits to the website, such as what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads.
pid twitter.com HTTP Cookie 18 months Collects anonymous data related to the user's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and which pages have been loaded, with the purpose of personalising and improving the Twitter service.
pref youtube.com HTTP Cookie 8 months Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites.
sess adnxs.com HTTP Cookie Session Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.
test_cookie doubleclick.net HTTP Cookie Session Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.
uid scorecardresearch.com HTTP Cookie 2 years Collects information of the user and his/her movement, such as timestamp for visits, most recently loaded pages and IP address. The data is used by the marketing research network, Scorecard Research, to analyse traffic patterns and carry out surveys to help their clients better understand the customer's preferences.
uidr scorecardresearch.com HTTP Cookie 2 years Collects information of the user and his/her movement, such as timestamp for visits, most recently loaded pages and IP address. The data is used by the marketing research network, Scorecard Research, to analyse traffic patterns and carry out surveys to help their clients better understand the customer's preferences.
uuid2 adnxs.com HTTP Cookie 3 months Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
visitor_info1_live youtube.com HTTP Cookie 8 months Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.
ysc youtube.com HTTP Cookie Session Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
yt-remote-connected-devices youtube.com HTML Local Storage Persistent Unclassified
yt-remote-device-id youtube.com HTML Local Storage Persistent Unclassified
yt-remote-online-screens youtube.com HTML Local Storage Persistent Unclassified
Category: Unclassified (15)
Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.
Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry Purpose
_bizo_bzid cass.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Unclassified
_bizo_cksm cass.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Unclassified
_bizo_np_stats cass.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Unclassified
_dc_gtm_ua-# cass.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Unclassified
_dc_gtm_ua-# city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie Session Unclassified
_psllite_session_id secure.ddprocessing.co.uk HTTP Cookie Session Unclassified
bizocustomsegments ads.linkedin.com HTTP Cookie 179 days Unclassified
bizodata ads.linkedin.com HTTP Cookie 6 months Unclassified
bizoid ads.linkedin.com HTTP Cookie 6 months Unclassified
bizousermatchhistory ads.linkedin.com HTTP Cookie 6 months Unclassified
formassembly forms.city.ac.uk HTTP Cookie 25 years Unclassified
lang cdn.syndication.twimg.com HTTP Cookie Session Unclassified
lang syndication.twitter.com HTTP Cookie Session Unclassified
sc_anonymous_id soundcloud.com HTTP Cookie 10 years Unclassified
widget::local::assignments w.soundcloud.com HTML Local Storage Persistent Unclassified

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