Cookies

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of data or message that is sent from an organisation's web server to your web browser and is then stored on your hard drive. Cookies can't read data off your hard drive or cookie files created by other sites, and do not damage your system.

However, you can reset your browser so as to refuse any cookie or to alert you to when a cookie is being sent. Web browsers allow you to control cookies stored on your hard drive through the web browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

At ASGC we only use cookies to monitor the performance of our website and to improve user experience.

If you choose not to accept our cookies, some of the features of our site may not work as well as we intend.

Cookies used by ASGC website
Cookie type
Cookie type
Cookie type
  • Google analytics

    _utmc

    Takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves a site

  • Google analytics

    _utma

    Takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves a site

  • Google analytics

    _utmb

    Tracks the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining to the cookie

  • Google analytics

    _utmz

    Takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters the site

  • Google analytics

    aspnetsessionid

    Keeps track of where the visitor came from

  • Website Cookie Acceptance

    asgc_cookie

    This cookie is used to remember if a user has already seen the cookies message and it therefore does not need to be displayed again

  • Disclaimer Cookie Acceptance

    disclaimer_cookie

    This cookie is used to remember if a user has accepted the disclaimer on pages that have been protected with disclaimer.