Cookies

The Studfold website uses cookies, which is standard practice on most websites. Without them we cannot deliver a high quality online experience.

Some cookies collect anonymous information about your visit, which we use for monitoring purposes and to help us with future developments by understanding how our visitors use our website.

By using the Studfold website you consent to cookies being used. If you do not consent you must disable cookies but accept that your visit will be restricted to only browsing the public pages, and certain features will not work correctly.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a text file stored on your computer which contains information that can be used to track your movement between pages on a website. Without them, every page you visit would behave as if it was your first time on the website and not take into consideration any actions on previous pages. Cookies fall into four categories:

  • Strictly necessary
  • Performance
  • Functionality
  • Targeting/Advertising

Studfold uses strictly necessary and performance cookies.

Cookies set by Studfold

Name: PHPSESSID

Purpose: Known as a session identifier, this allows our server to keep track of you as you navigate through the website so you don’t need to login twice for example. This is a strictly necessary cookie.

Typical content: 32 character string value (Example: ce859cde55799cce8c6de84fbeedb0a0)

Expires: When you close your browser

Cookies set by third parties

Provider: Google Analytics

Name: __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmt, __utmz, _ga, _gat, and _gid.

Purpose: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use this website. We use the information to compile reports and to help improve the website. This is a performance cookie.

More information: Google privacy policy

How to control your cookies

Browser controls

You can use your web browser to:

  • delete all cookies;
  • block all cookies;
  • allow all cookies;
  • block ‘third-party’ cookies (ie, cookies set by online services other than the one you are visiting);
  • clear all cookies when you close the browser;
  • open a ‘private browsing’ / ‘incognito’ session, which allows you to browse the web without recording your browsing history or storing local data such as cookies (you should however be aware of the limitations of this feature in a privacy context)
  • install add-ons and plugins that extend browser functionality.

Cookie information specific to your browser

Other websites providing detailed information on cookies, include AboutCookies.org and AllAboutCookies.org.