Cookies are small text files located in browser directories.
There are two types of cookies:
- session cookies are set for a small amount of time, usually while your browser is open, and get deleted when you close your browser
- persistent cookies are stored on your computer for a longer period of time and can store things like login details, website preferences and information about what you were looking at
MyLife uses a number of cookies from different providers. This document details the cookies below, their type, use and expiry if appropriate.
Google Analytics Cookies
Google Analytics cookies are used to power the Google Analytics features of MyLife which allow customers to track unique visitors, page views, locations, etc.
|_utma||Unique visitor identifier||Persistent||24 months|
|_utmb and _utmc||Used to identify the session||Session||N/A|
|_utmz||Campaign tracking cookie which includes the visitors keyword||Persistent||6 months|
Ektron CMS cookies
Ektron content management places some cookies on the machine of those who can edit content. This is currently limited to employees of customers who have rights to change content within the MyLife Portal.
|EktGUID||The GUID of the user||Persistent||7 days|
|EKAnalytics||Used for analytics within Ektron||Persistent||7 days|
|Ecm||Stores the Ektron user settings||Session||N/A|
ASP.Net is one of the technologies used within the MyLife Portal to display the pages to the user. In order to do this it needs to track the user to remember what they have done and where they are.
|ASP.Net_sessionId||Used to identify theASP.Net session||Session||N/A|
Authentication cookies are used by the MyLife Portal to remember who a user is and what role thy have. They are only used when the user has logged in.
|OLMSDSPortalAuthCookies||Used to identify authenticated user (only set when user is logged in)||Session||N/A|
|SDSPortalRoles||Used to identify roles of authenticated user (only set when user is logged in)||Session||N/A|
Diverse is used to manage the font sizes used within the MyLife Portal. It remembers the text size selected which is either the default size or the one selected by the user from the A A Aboxes in the top right of the page.
|userTextSize||Used to identify the selected font size||Session||N/A|
How to block cookies
The following websites provide browser specific instructions on blocking cookies:
- Internet Explorer 7 and 8
- Internet Explorer 9
- Internet Explorer 10
- Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7
- Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 8
You can check which browser you use at whatbrowser.org.
We don’t set any advertising tracking cookies as we don’t advertise for commercial purposes on our site.