How cookies are used on this service
View your education data (VYED) puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.
Cookies are used to:
- measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
- remember the notifications you've seen so that we don't show them to you again
The cookies aren't used to identify you personally.
You'll normally see a message on the site before we store a cookie on your computer.
Measuring website usage
We use Azure Application Insights software to collect information about how you use this website. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.
Azure Application Insights stores information about:
- the pages you visit on this website
- how long you spend on each page
- how you got to the site
- what you click on while you're visiting the site
We don't collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information can't be used to identify who you are.
We don't allow Microsoft to use or share our analytics data.
Azure Application Insights sets the following cookies:
|ai_session||This helps us track activity happening over a single browser session||1 hour|
|ai_user||This helps us to identify the number of distinct users accessing the site over time by tracking if you've visited before||1 year|
Our introductory message
You may see a pop-up welcome message when you first visit VYED. We'll store a cookie so that your computer knows you've seen it and knows not to show it again.
|cookies_policy||Saves your cookie consent settings||1 year|
|cookies_preferences_set||Lets us know that you’ve saved your cookie consent settings||1 year|
View your education data
|AspNetCore.Cookies||One of the ways that we manage the user access to the service
Several cookies may be generated with a number suffix (e.g. AspNetCore.Cookies1)
|When you close your browser|
|VyedTempDataCookie||Remembers transient user settings in a single logon session||When you close your browser|
|ARRAffinity||Used to manage requests between your browser and the website||When you close your browser|
|ARRAffinitySameSite||Used to manage requests between your browser and the website||When you close your browser|
|vyed_user_settings||Stores machine-specific user preferences (e.g. the organisation type to log in with).||1 year|