Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains 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 may impact on the functionality of the UCAS website.
UCAS uses suppliers who also set cookies on ucas.com and other UCAS-affiliated websites on our behalf, in order to deliver the services 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 the section below.
This is a list of the main cookies set by the UCAS website, and what each is used for.
Used by Apply and Track services to keep a user's browsing session open on our server. Once the user logs out, or the session times out, the information in the cookie is no longer used.
Note that you will not be able to use Apply and Track if you disable this cookie.
Used by Track for authentication.
Note that you will not be able to use Track if you disable this cookie.
Used by Track to view the desktop version on a mobile device.
UCAS uses a number of suppliers who also set cookies on UCAS websites on our behalf, in order to deliver the services 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 their individual privacy policies listed below.
By using DoubleClick, UCAS controls the time and location where ads appear, tracks the number of ads on our sites to aid ad management, and makes the advertisements work for visitors reaching the website through mobile platforms such as smartphones or tablets.
How to reject or delete this cookiehttp://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/dart_adserving.aspx
UCAS uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets cookies to enable us to track the usage of pages and services on our sites, and also to enable us to create content that meets the needs of our users' browser, operating system and screen size. We collect no personally-identifiable information.
How to reject or delete this cookiehttp://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html
|session_ci||Used to track the user's progress through our ucas.tv site, provided by Buto TV.|
a. Take and fulfil customer orders.
b. Administer and enhance the site and service.
c. Only disclose information to third-parties for goods delivery purposes.
Used by our FAQ faqtAgent system provided by Synthetix.
|PHPSESSID||Used on ucasconnect.com to keep a user's browsing session open on our server.|
|AWSELB||Used on ucasconnect.com to help balance the load on our servers.|
|CSPSESSIONID-SP-443-UP-||Used on ucasevents.com to keep a user's browsing session open on our server.|
Eventsforce is the online booking system used for booking events - Eventsforce only uses session cookies. Eventsforce do not use any other other types of cookies or tracking cookies. The session cookies are deleted by the browser when the browser is closed and are only used to maintain session information between Eventsforce pages. These are cookies that would fall under the 'strictly necessary' exemption for consent in the regulations.
What is a session cookie?
UCAS uses the Adobe Flash Player to deliver its video content services throughout the site. To improve user experience, Local Shared Objects - or Flash Cookies as they are commonly known - are employed to remember the user's selected volume level and the user's age, for age restriction purposes. Flash Cookies are stored on a user's computer in much the same way as cookies. However, it is not possible to manage them at browser level in the same way.
How to disable Flash Cookies:
The Adobe website provides comprehensive information on how to delete or disable Flash Cookies, either for a specific domain like ucas.com or for all websites - see www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/security for details.