Official Web Pages

Official pages have a "base" URL in one of the following formats:

https://www.dundee.ac.uk/directoryname/
https://servername.dundee.ac.uk/ for example https://medicine.dundee.ac.uk/

The University of Dundee is not responsible for the accuracy of any information, data, wording or graphics ("Material") on the web site and the Material is not provided for any specific or general purpose and any third party to who any such Material is passed should be made aware of this. No reliance should be placed on the Material by the user without specialist advice.

The University reserves the right to make changes to the site without notice.


Copyright

Unless otherwise stated all intellectual property rights (including without limitation copyright, registered and unregistered trademarks and database rights) are the sole property of the University of Dundee.


Privacy

University of Dundee takes the privacy of your information very seriously and respects browser settings for privacy control.


Cookies

Why do we use them?

To help improve this site we may place small data files, known as cookies, onto your computer.

Our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. They’re just used to make the site work better for you. They do this by:

  • remembering how you like things displayed
  • measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs
  • ensuring the website works properly
  • improving navigation

Types of cookies used on our website

  • First Party Cookies are cookies our website places on your device.
  • Third Party Cookies are set by a domain other than the one you are visiting.
  • Temporary Session Cookies track you during a browsing session. The session ends when you close the browser window.
  • Persistent Cookies will stay on your device after you close your web browser. They remember your preferences when you access our site again. 

How and where we use cookies

First party cookies - Necessary cookies

Enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas.

Cookie NameExpiration TimeDetails
PHPSESSID End of browssers session Used to track PHP sessions across the site. 
_ga 2 years Used to collect information about how visitors use our website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to our website.
_gid 24 hours Used to collect information about how visitors use our website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to our website.
user-id End of browsers session When using search.dundee.ac.uk for course search - contains a 100% anonymized hash representing a unique session.
WPM_Store, CompanyID, ASPSESSIONID End of browsers session When using buyat.dundee.ac.uk -remembers what items are in your shopping basket as you navigate around the site.
uod_splash End of browsers session Used to remember your choice to show or hide the banner image on legacy websites using old templates.
uod_consent_performance 365 days Used to remember your cookie consent preferences for cookies categorised as performance cookies.
uod_consent_marketing 365 days Used to remember your cookie consent preferences for cookies categorised as marketing cookies.
has_js End of browsers session Drupal uses this cookie to indicate whether or not your browser has JavaScript enabled
CAKEPHP 25 years Used when filling out a form on our website that is using FormBuilder from Form Assembly.
__utmx 18 months Google Optimize - we run A/B and multivariate tests on our website. This cookie is used to determine if you will see such tests.
__utmxx 18 months Google Optimize - we run A/B and multivariate tests on our website. This cookie is used to determine the expiry date of such tests.

First party cookies - Performance

Collect information about how visitors use a website. All information is anonymous and is used to improve how the website works.

Google analytics

Many organisations use Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It allows us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they’re using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by making sure users are finding what they need easily.

Cookie NameExpiration TimeDetails
_dc_gtm_UA-2239292-1 1 minute Used to throttle request rate.
_gac_UA-2239292-1 90 days AdWords website conversion tags will read this cookie.

Siteimprove 

Siteimprove Analytics is a web analytics service. It allows us to recognise and count the number of visitors and so see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the website works, for example by making sure users are finding what they need easily.

Cookie NameExpiration TimeDetails
nmstat 1000 days This cookie is used to help record the visitor’s use of the website.
It is used to collect statistics about site usage such as when the visitor last visited the site.
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.
The cookie contains no personal information and is used only for web analytics.
siteimproveses End of browsers session This cookie is used purely to track the sequence of pages a visitor looks at during a visit to the site.
This information can be used to reduce user journeys, and enable visitors to find relevant information quicker.
_cfduid Persistent cookie 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. See: What does the CloudFlare cfduid cookie do?

Hotjar

Hotjar enables us to improve navigation and features on our website to enhance the user experience.

Opting out of Hotjar will disable telemetry data for your browser by any websites using Hotjar.

Cookie NameExpiration TimeDetails
_hjClosedSurveyInvites 365 days This cookie is set once a visitor interacts with a Survey invitation modal popup. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not re-appear if it has already been shown.
_hjDonePolls 365 days This cookie is set once a visitor completes a poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same poll does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.
_hjMinimizedPolls 365 days This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site.
_hjDoneTestersWidgets 365 days This cookie is set once a visitor submits their information in the Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the same form does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.
_hjMinimizedTestersWidgets 365 days This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site.
_hjDoneSurveys 365 days This cookie is set once a visitor completes a survey. It is used to only load the survey content if the visitor hasn't completed the survey yet.
_hjIncludedInSample 365 days This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels.

Marketing Cookies

Marketo

Cookie NameExpiration TimeDetails
_ppcMktoCmp 30 days This cookie is set by Marketo with an ID from the link that brought you to the page.
_mkto_trk 2 years This cookie is set by Marketo. This allows a website to track visitor behavior on the sites on which the cookie is installed and to link a visitor to the recipient of an email marketing campaign, to measure campaign effectiveness. Tracking is performed anonymously until a user is identified by submitting a form.

Facebook Pixel 

We use the Facebook Pixel to track conversions on our marketing campaigns. 

Consent for the Facebook Pixel cannot be automatically revoked. Please follow the link below to opt out.

Facebook Pixel

Google Marketing Platform

We use Google Marketing Platform cookies to track conversions on our marketing campaigns. 

Consent for Google Marketing Platform cannot be automatically revoked. Please follow the link below to opt out.

Google Marketing Platform

Cookie NameExpiration TimeDetails
IDE 90 days This cookie is used for re-targeting, optimisation, reporting and attribution of online adverts via DoubleClick.
NID 90 days This cookie is used for re-targeting, optimisation, reporting and attribution of online adverts via DoubleClick.
SID 90 days This cookie is used for re-targeting, optimisation, reporting and attribution of online adverts via DoubleClick.

All cookies 

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