Cookies

Cookies are small data files that are sent from a website to your computer or mobile phone. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.  They are stored on the hard drive of your device.  Some are stored just for the duration of your visit to the website, others are stored for much longer periods.   

This page tells you about how the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom website (www.da.mod.uk) uses cookies.  The cookies used on www.da.mod.uk are not used to identify you personally.  

If you'd like to learn more about cookies in general, we recommend the About Cookies website. 

Specific cookies we use

DNN Evoq Content

The www.da.mod.uk website is managed using a content management system called DNN Evoq Content (DNN).

Name

Purpose

Expires

.ASPXANONYMOUS

This cookie is issued by ASP.NET and is necessary for site functionality.

70 days

ASP.NET_SessionId

This cookie is issued by ASP.NET and is necessary for site functionality.

When you close your browser

_RequestVerificationToken

This cookie is issued by ASP.NET and is necessary for the site security.

When you close your browser

cookie-consent

This cookie is used to store acceptance of the cookie notice on this site.

1 year

Session Storage

Session cookies are used to store temporary information while you browse the site and are necessary for site functionality.

When you close your browser

dnn_IsMobile

This cookie is issued by DNN and is necessary for site functionality.

When you close your browser

language

This cookie is issued by DNN and is necessary for site functionality.

When you close your browser



EasyDNN

Part of the functionality of the www.da.mod.uk website is created using third party

DNN modules provided by EasyDNN.

Name

Purpose

Expires

EDNViewNNN

EasyDNN creates cookies with different three digit file name endings – the NNN part. These cookies are necessary for site functionality.

When you close your browser

Social Media sites

We provide links to a range of social media sites including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.  We also use social media integration features such as the Facebook Like and Share buttons. These social media sites use cookies to collect your IP address and identify which page you are visiting.  They will also make your preference information available to third parties. The information collected by these cookies are controlled by third party privacy policies.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics tracking cookies to collect anonymous traffic data about your use of this website.

Google Analytics collects information such as pages you visit on this site, the browser and operating system you use and time spent viewing pages. The purpose of this information is to help us improve the site for future visitors.

We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

This information is stored by Google and subject to their privacy policy

Name

Purpose

Expires

_ga

Used to distinguish users.

2 years

_gat

Used to throttle request rate

10 minutes

__utma

Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

2 years from set/update

__utmb

Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

30 minutes from set/update

__utmc

Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.

When you close your browser

__utmt

Used to throttle request rate.

10 minutes

__utmv

Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

2 years from set/update

__utmz

Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

6 months from set/update

Changes to our cookie statement


Any changes we may make to our Cookie Statement in the future will be posted on this page.