There are broadly four reasons why a cookie might be stored on your device when visiting the University website.
These cookies are placed on your device either by the Association or by the third parties whose services we use as part of the website.
Some cookies are retained in your browser for only as long as you visit our website, while others persist for a longer specified or unspecified period.
How to block cookies
You can restrict or block cookies which are set during your use of the website by changing your browser’s settings. Some pages may not work if you completely disable cookies, but many third party cookies can be safely blocked.
Check information in your browser’s help section for specific instructions on how to manage cookies. Alternatively, websites such as “All About Cookies” provide comprehensive guidance.
Guide to managing cookies
Which cookies does the AUSA Website system include?
The AUSA website system includes the following types of cookie:
The session cookie and aspxauth are strictly necessary for the functioning of the logged in site. We do not offer a way of disabling these, and the user should not disable these if they want a logged-in browsing experience.
There are also some other essential performance monitoring agents.
AUSA uses Google Analytics on our site which will also drop the following cookies:
Following the switch to https, all sites' cookie settings are now set to 'http only' and 'SSL only'. This prevents system cookies from a) being read by scripts and b) from being transmitted along with non-SSL requests.