Cookie Policy

Hull University Students' Union Cookie Policy

What are cookies, and how do we use them?

Cookies are small text files that are sent to and stored on your web browser, smartphone or other device to allow you to store specific information that can be used to improve the user experience on a website. They can remember your preferences by gathering and storing information. Further information about cookies (including how to disable them) can be found on allaboutcookies.org.

Hull University Students' Union uses cookies on our site to improve the user experience, and to gather general statistics about the users of our services (not user specific). Among other things, cookies allow you to log on to our service. This Cookie Policy gives a background of what cookies are, how we use them and how they benefit you.

What types of cookies are there?

You will encounter the following cookies:

What cookies do we use?
Name Description Type
__cfduid This cookie is set by one of our external service providers, CloudFlare in order to identify suspicious network traffic. Session Cookie
_last_visit This cookie stores the last visit date to the website. Session Cookie
_last_activity This cookie stores the last time users are active on the website. Session Cookie
_tracker This cookie stores the previously accessed page link. Session Cookie
PHPSESSID This cookie stores a randomised identifier that allows you to sign into the website. Session Cookie
_sessionid This cookie stores a randomised identifier that allows you to sign into the website. Session Cookie
SUAuthToken This cookie is part of the mechanism used to sign into the University system. Session Cookie

Google Analytics

Hull University Students' Union uses Google Analytics to collect information about how you use hulluniunion.com. This information is used to make sure our services meet the needs of our users.

We do not collect or store any of your personal information, so this information can't be used to identify who you are.

The following cookies are used:

Name Description Type
_ga This cookie allows us to determine if you've visited the website before. Third Party Cookie
_gid This cookie allows us to determine if you've visited the website before. Third Party Cookie
_gat This cookie allows us to monitor site load times and performance. Third Party Cookie

How you can manage your cookies

Please review the following site for advice on how to manage cookies on your browser: allaboutcookies.org .