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When you visit the websites of Goldsmiths, University of London, using a web browser or similar tool, a small file (a "cookie") may be stored on your computer or other access device, which sends Goldsmiths information about your usage of its website. Goldsmiths may access and update this information during subsequent visits that you make to its websites.
- Collect analytics on how people use our website so we can improve it
- Monitor the effectiveness of our advertising on other websites, search engines and social networks
- Serve targeted advertising on other websites, search engines and social networks
- Remember choices you have made on your own device (eg keeping you logged in to pages)
You can control the advertising you see using these websites:
- facebook.com/ads/preferences (also covers Instagram)
We use Google Analytics, which you can opt-out within your browser using Google's add-on. We use Microsoft Clarity, which is covered by the Microsoft Privacy Statement and you can access your data held by Microsoft through their privacy dashboard.
Cookies used on gold.ac.uk
Domains covered by these lists
|www.gold.ac.uk||Our main website|
|info.gold.ac.uk||Service for applications and student records|
|sites.gold.ac.uk||Blogs and websites for Goldsmiths projects and departments|
|geckoform.com||Service for forms used for data collection|
These are technically essential to the provision of the www.gold.ac.uk website. For example, some cookies are used to enable secure login to restricted areas.
|gold||www.gold.ac.uk||Session ID for staff who add events to the website (deleted on logout or browser session end).|
|PHPSESSID||www.gold.ac.uk||Maintains PHP sessions|
|info.gold.ac.uk||ASP .NET_SessionId||Maintains ASP sessions|
|appView||www.gold.ac.uk||Hides site header and footer from traffic coming from our Goldsmiths App|
|resolution||www.gold.ac.uk||Records the screen resolution and a value that relates to the pixel density of the screen. Used across the whole site for adaptive images – delivering images of an appropriate size for the screen|
|AWSALB||geckoform.com||This cookie allows for multiple services using a load balancer to detect which server cluster is serving you|
These help us understand how people use our website and make improvements to what we do.
|All||These cookies are used by Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. You can opt-out within your browser using Google's add-on|
|_clck||www.gold.ac.uk||This cookie is used by Microsoft Clarity to identify the browser session while it happens. You can use Microsoft's Privacy Dashboard to see what data they hold.|
|mf_[session]||www.gold.ac.uk||This cookie is used by Mouseflow to identify the browser session while it happens. The cookie is deleted as soon as the session ends.|
|mf_user||www.gold.ac.uk||This cookie is used by Mouseflow whether the user is a returning or first time visitor. This is done simply by a yes/no toggle - no further information about the user is stored.|
|__utma||geckoform.com||Enable tracking when cookies are disabled for google analytics|
|__utmc||geckoform.com||Enable tracking when cookies are disabled for google analytics|
|geckoform.com||This cookie name is associated with software provided by Crazy Egg Inc., a USA based company providing web analytics that tracks how visitors interact with pages on a site.|
|fs_intercom||geckoform.com||Used by intercom for statistical data on page use, miss clicks and 'rage' clicks|
|geckoform.com||Used by intercom to a visitor ID that is used to generate statistical data on the number of visitors to the page|
|intercom-lou- xnmxp5mp||geckoform.com||Used by intercom for statistical data on page use, miss clicks and 'rage' clicks|
|intercom-session- xnmxp5mp||geckoform.com||Used by intercom to record a session ID|
|nmstat||geckoform.com||This information is then used to improve the user experience on the website. This Siteimprove Analytics cookie contains a randomly generated ID used to recognize the browser when a visitor reads a page.|
|geckoform.com||This cookie name is associated with the SessionCam web analytics application from ServiceTick.|
These are set by advertising companies we use to help us monitor the effectiveness of our advertising.
|Company||Website||Change your settings|