What are cookies?
A “cookie” is a piece of information that is stored on your computer, tablet or phone to recognise your browser and which records how you have used a website. This means that when you go back to that website, it can give you tailored options based on the information it has stored about your last visit. You can normally alter the settings of your browser to prevent it from accepting cookies.
The cookies we use
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Site. Without these cookies, services you have asked for, such as logging into your account, cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.
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|My.alps-va.co.uk||Alkemygold.Alps.Web.__RequestVerificationToken||Protects against cross-site request forgery attacks||Current session only|
|Connect.alps.education||Alkemygold.Alps.Yeti..__AUTH__||Identifies you as a logged in user to the site||Current session only|
These cookies allow our Site to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with news or updates relevant to the policies you buy. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, font and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as viewing a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised. They do not gather any information about you that could be used for advertising or remember where you have been on the internet.
|__cfduid||The “__cfduid” cookie is set by the CloudFlare service to identify trusted web traffic. It does not correspond to any user id in the web application, nor does the cookie store any personally identifiable information.||One year|
|Alps-va.co.uk,Alps.education||DYNSRV||Used by hosting provider TSO Host to track current server providing site access. Does not contain any personally identifiable information||Current session only|
|Connect.alps.education||Alkemygold.Alps.Yeti.__SESSION||Keeps information about current sessions||Current session only|
Third Party Cookies
The __cfduid cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It is present to identify trusted web traffic. It does not correspond to any user id in the web application, nor does the cookie store any personally identifiable information.
For more information, please visit: https://support.cloudflare.com/hc/en-us/articles/200170156-What-does-the-Cloudflare-cfduid-cookie-do-
YouTube set cookies when interacting with an embedded video from our official YouTube channel. This may include cookies that store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded video.
Cookies will include: CONSENT, PREF, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC.
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Azure Application Insights
The Site uses Azure Application Insights, a web analytics service provided by Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-6399, USA (“Microsoft”). Application Insights collects statistical usage and telemetry information for apps built on the Azure cloud platform. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Site (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Microsoft on servers in the United States or Europe.
For more information on the information collected by this service, please see https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/application-insights/app-insights-data-retention-privacy.
How to reject cookies
If you do not wish to receive cookies that are not strictly necessary to perform basic features of our Site you can set your browser to reject cookies or to tell you when a website tries to put a cookie on your computer.
Note that most web browsers will accept cookies, but if you would rather that we did not collect data in this way you can choose to accept all or some or reject cookies in your browser’s privacy settings. Rejecting all cookies means that certain features on the Site cannot then be provided to you and accordingly you may not be able to take full advantage of all our Site’s features. The “Help” menu in the bar of most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. Additionally, you can disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-ons settings or visiting the website of its manufacturer.
For more information generally on cookies and how to disable them please go to the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies: https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies