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This statement explains how we use cookies on this website.

For information about what types of personal information will be gathered when you visit this website and how the information will be used, please see our Privacy Policy.

HOW WE USE COOKIES

All of our web pages use cookies. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we place on your computer or mobile device if you agree. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and enables us to improve our website.

TYPES OF COOKIES WE USE

We use the following types of cookies:

  • strictly necessary cookies - these are essential to enable you to move around the websites and use the site features. Without these cookies the services you have asked for, such as logging in, cannot be provided.
  • analytical/performance cookies - these cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often. We use this information to improve our website. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor.
  • functionality cookies - these cookies allow the website to remember choices you make and provide more personal features. For instance, a functional cookie can be used to remember the volume level you prefer to use when watching videos on our websites. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
  • targeting cookies - these cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They collect information about your browsing habits. Targeting cookies are linked to services provided by third parties, such as YouTube. Targeting cookies send third parties information on your visit so that they can make their advertising more relevant to you when you visit their websites.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

SPECIFIC COOKIES WE USE

Cookies may be set either by the www.dpag.ox.ac.uk website (first party cookies), or by a third party website (third party cookies). The tables below identify the cookies we use and explain the purposes for which they are used.

However, we continue to collect information about third-party cookies and the tables below are based on the work completed to date. Accordingly, we may update the information contained in this section from time to time. Additionally, some cookies may be set from time to time by feeds from third party websites that we make available on our sites.

FIRST PARTY COOKIES

Provider Cookie name Purpose
Google Analytics _ga This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, camapign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randoly generated number to identify unique visitors. Expiration time is 2 years.
Google Analytics _gid This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form. Expiration time is 1 day.
Google Analytics _gat This cookies is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites. Expiration time is 1 minute.
Google Analytics _ga This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors. Expiration time is 2 years.
Google Analytics _gid This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form. Expiration time is 1 day.
Google Analytics _gat_haiku This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. It's used to monitor and track visitors' behaviour on the site anonymously. Expiration time is 1 minute - https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gtagjs/cookie-usage
www.dpag.ox.ac.uk ALLSERVERID This is used to identify all servers used to process browser requests 
www.dpag.ox.ac.uk AUTHSERVERID This is used to identify which server should process browser requests for authorised users e.g., app-auth-1.haiku.fry=c1
www.dpag.ox.ac.uk lang This cookie is used to store the language preferences of a user to serve up content in that stored language the next time user visit the website.


THIRD PARTY COOKIES

Provider Cookie name Purpose
Vimeo vuid

These cookies are used by the Vimeo video player on websites. The main purpose of this cookie is: Functionality. Expiration time is 2 years.

Vimeo muxData This cookie is used to enable certain video player functionalities associated with Vimeo. Expiration time is 19 years.
SoundCloud sc_anonymous_id The cookie is set by SoundCloud and is used to enable SoundCloud player. Expiration time is 9 years.

CHANGES TO OUR COOKIE STATEMENT

Any changes we may make to our Cookie Statement in the future will be posted on this page.

CONTACT

Any queries or concerns about the use of cookies on this website should be sent to:

The Website Editor
Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics
Sherrington Building
Parks Road
OXFORD
OX1 3PT

E-mail: communications@dpag.ox.ac.uk