Cookies are small text files stored on the visitor's computer that can be used to track what the visitor does on the site. A cookie belongs to the domain that the visitor is browsing, for example www.nai.uu.se. Som cookies are necessary for the site to work as well as possible.
There are two types of Cookies:
- A permanent cookie remains on the visitor's computer for a specified period of time.
- A session cookie is temporarily stored in the computer's memory while a visitor is on a web page. Session cookies disappear when you close your browser.
A site based on SiteVision uses the session cookie "JSESSIONID" to identify logged in users and give correct permissions. The cookie is created by the web server Tomcat to bind the user to a session. The session is then used by SiteVision for a variety of things related to the user.
Anonymous visitors can easily turn off cookies in their browser. Users who are logged into edit mode must allow session cookies to edit content.
SiteVision Cloud uses the unique SiteVisionLTM cookie. It sets load balancers to keep track of which underlying server the client should address. It does not track the visitors behaviour.
We use Google Analytics to get an understanding of how visitors use the site, so that we can make the website better.
Three cookies are created: _ga, _gat, _gid
These are used to measure how many new visitors and returning visitors the site has. They are stored for two years _ga), 24 hours (_gat) and 1 minute (_gid)
Turning off cookies
If you turn off cookies may be that certain features of the site is not working as intended. PTS, which is the regulatory authority in the area, provides additional information about cookies on its website