About 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
EU_OPTIN This cookie keeps track of which cookies you have enabled. It does not collect your personal information, does not identify you, nor is associated with other information held about you. 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
_gid Used to distinguish users. 24 hours
_gat Used to throttle request rate 10 minutes

Changes to our cookie statement

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