Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. 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.

Use of cookies by this website

A number of the cookies that we use on the website are essential for parts of the site to operate and some have already been set. You may delete and block all cookies from the site, but parts of the site will not work.

The following cookies are used by this site:

Operational Cookies

Cookie

Name

Purpose

Drupal core

Drupal.tableDrag.showWeight

This is set by our content management system to store your site appearance preferences.

PHPSESSID

SSESSxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

(where xxx are random letters and numbers) Used to store session data that enables core stem.org.uk site functionality

Drupal core

has_js

This cookie is used to check if you have JavaScript enabled on your browser client.

Wistia

__distillery

This cookie used by our video playback system to remember where you get to when playing videos in case playback is interrupted.

Drupal custom

community_resources_by_user-dashboard_resources-sort_by

This cookie used to store your sorting preferences for the "My Resources" list of the dashboard.

Drupal custom

community_resources_by_user-panel_pane_2-sort_by

This cookie used to store your sorting preferences for the "My Collections" list of the dashboard.

Cookie agreed

cookie-agreed

This is used to remember you have accepted the cookie warning so you don’t have to accept it every time you accept the site.

SAML

SimpleSAMLAuthToken

Used as part of the authentication system used on stem.org.uk to allow you to stay logged in.

SAML

SimpleSAMLSessionID

Used as part of the authentication system used on stem.org.uk to track unique login sessions.

Marketing and Conversion Tracking Cookies

Cookie

Name

Purpose

Universal analytics (Google)

_ga, _gat, _gid

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.

Read Google's overview of privacy and safeguarding data

Doubleclick (Google)

r/collect

This cookie is used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. It tracks visitors across devices and marketing channels. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form

MessageFocus conversion tracking (Adestra)

adestra_ctrk

This cookie is used to track the website activity of a visitor who has clicked through to the website from an email.

How do I change my cookie settings?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org  or www.allaboutcookies.org.

When someone visits our website we use Google Analytics to collect standard internet log information, details of visitor behaviour patterns and search terms being used on the site. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.