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Privacy and Cookies

The School of GeoSciences is committed to protecting your privacy and keeping you informed of how your information is used. The University of Edinburgh Privacy Policy covers all our activities. This page details some additional cookies we use.

Additional Cookies

The School of GeoSciences website uses several types of cookies for a range of reasons. Some are essential, while others you can opt out of or block. Some of the cookies we use are essential to the performance of the website, while others are not. We want to be open in the way we use cookies, and to help you make informed choices about the information you provide to us and third parties when you visit our website.

You can find out more about cookies at the University of Edinburgh website privacy and cookies information page.

Additional Cookies Used by the School of GeoSciences website
Cookie Cookie names Data Stored When does it Expire? Description
EASE Login cosign-eucsCosign-www.geos.ed.ac.uk A unique identifier that represents your browser and/or user account. This cookie is deleted when you sign out of EASE or close your browser. EASE is the University of Edinburgh's web login service, which provides access to a number of web-enabled applications and resources.
Editing Session editMode A record of which editing mode is in use. This cookie is deleted when you end editing or close your browser. This cookie controls the Edit bar. It is created only if you edit our pages.
Editing Session tree-s, __cp, etc. Identifiers created by our content management system. These cookies are deleted when you close your browser. These cookies are needed by the Management Interface. They are created only if you use this interface.
Data Entry InstituteCode, EntryYear Identifiers created to select items of interest. These cookies are deleted when you close your browser. These cookies are needed by the PhD data interface. They are created only when you set them from the interface.
Data Viewing/Entry q_asession Identifier created to select items of interest. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser. This cookie is needed by the Workload Model data interface. It is created only when you set it from the interface.
Private Document Store PDPass A record which confirms that you have entered the PassPhrase This cookie is deleted when you close your browser. Access to certain documents is controlled by a pass-phrase. This cookie is only created when you enter the correct phrase in response to a prompt.
Google Analytics __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz Our use of Google Analytics is as described in The University of Edinburgh website privacy and cookies information page.
Google Maps SID, SAPISID, APISID, SSID, HSID, NID, PREF Our use of Google Maps is as described in The University of Edinburgh website privacy and cookies information page.
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