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As you navigate the site, certain information will be collected automatically. This data helps us to improve the content of the site and to customise the content or layout of the site for you.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is an element of data that a website sends to your computer's hard drive while you are viewing a website. Your computer sends this data back to the website each time you load a page. Warwick SU uses session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser). You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. You can also set your browser to turn off cookies. If you do so, however, some areas of the site may not function properly.

Information about cookies, and how to instruct your browser to delete or not accept them, is available from

What cookies does the website use? uses cookies for two purposes.

System Cookies

Cookie Name Purpose Expires
ASP.NET_SessionId Set as soon as you visit the site. Used to track users to ensure a consistent experience across pages while browsing the site. Deleted when you close your browser.
.ASPXAUTH Set when you log in to the website, and used to track you between pages. This means that we remember who you are logged in as, and you don't have to give us your details again on every page you visit. Deleted when you close your browser, or log out of the website.

Google Analytics Cookies

We use Google Analytics to collect data about how many people visit the website, and how they use the site. This helps us to improve pages to assist you in finding information and use SU services as easily as possible.

You can find out more about the cookies set by Google Analytics on their website.

Cookie Name Purpose Expires
_ga Set as soon as you visit the site. Allows us to monitor how visitors use the website. Deleted two years after you visit the website.