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What are cookies?

When you visit a website, a cookie can be placed on your device. It is a text file that helps identify you to the website. A cookie does not gather personal data from your computing device; generally, it stores information related to your interaction with the website.

What types of cookies are there?

First-Party Cookies

These cookies, often set to support website functionality, are generated directly by the website that you are visiting.

Third-Party Cookies

These cookies, often set to collect statistics or provide targeted advertising, are generated by a separate domain or third-party services that the website is using.

How long are cookies stored?

The expiration period of a cookie is set by the website or provider and depends on how the cookie is used functionally.

Session Cookies

These temporary cookies get cleared when you close your browser. If you return to the website in the future, the website will see you as a new user.

Persistent Cookies

These cookies get preserved even after you close your browser. If you return to the website in the future, the website will recognize that you are a returning visitor.

What cookies does this website use?

First-party session cookies:

  • Drupal/PHP Functionality
  • Javascript Functionality

Third-party domains & services that set persistent & session cookies:

  • Connect.Denison.edu (Denison University Admission)
  • Google Analytics
  • Technolutions
  • AddThis
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • YouTube
  • Vimeo

How do I manage cookies?

You can delete cookies from your computer entirely or you can set controls and preferences through your browser’s settings. You can also use online tools for more control over cookies: www.aboutads.info/choices and www.youronlinechoices.eu. For more information, also visit www.aboutcookies.org.

It is important to note that disabling or limiting cookies may affect the functionality of websites that you visit.

To opt out of Google Analytics tracking, visit Google Tools.

Last Updated

This information and the list of cookies are current as of May 2018.