Revised: April 4, 2018
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What are cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information to remember your actions and/or preferences such as: display, font size, and time zone. Cookies are also accessed by the originating website on each subsequent visit. For example, a cookie file will remember if you already agreed to a pop-up or not, and won’t ask you again. Cookies are useful because they also allow a website to recognize and respond to a user’s device to optimize content and display.
How are cookies used on the Norwich University website?
The cookies we use on www.norwich.edu website is there to allow you to perform the services you require and to assist us in providing a better website for you. Cookies help users complete tasks without having to re‑enter information when browsing from one page to another or when visiting our site later. Some videos embedded in our pages use a cookie to anonymously gather statistics on how you got there and what videos you visited.
We encourage you to accept the cookies we serve. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our or any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. More information on controlling or deleting cookies can be found below.
How are cookies NOT used on the Norwich University website?
Types of cookies
- Session Cookies: Session cookies are created temporarily when a user visits a website. Once the user leaves the site/closes the browser, the session cookie is deleted.
- Persistent Cookies: A persistent cookie file remains on the user’s device and is re-activated when the user visits the website that created that particular cookie. These cookies expire after a certain period (set in the file), or can be removed manually.
- Third Party Cookies: We use Google Analytics cookies to hold information about your visit to our site. This helps us better identify the use and popularity of our pages and how successfully the website is functioning. If you do not wish us to do this, you can opt out of the Analytics service by installing an add-on for your browser. This can be found at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Options on how to control or delete cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.