University Cookies

A new European law has been brought in, requiring websites to ask for your consent before placing "cookies" in your browser, the software you use to surf the web.

Cookies are files used by most websites to let you log in, translate, purchase goods and so on.
We do not sell your information to any 3rd party companies. We use cookies to help improve the site content, to improve the user journey and to make sure that our site meets the needs of the people that visit it.

We use Google Analytics to track visitor behaviour on the site. These cookies don’t allow us to identify you personally or give us access to your computer; they are used to collect information such as which pages are visited on the site, the time spent on the site and how the site was found. We use this information to help improve our website and give the best user experience available.

Third party companies may also set cookies in your browser. These include Facebook, Twitter and YouTube; we have listed below which cookies are been set and what their function is. If you opt in, you will also be accepting these cookies.

You can give us consent to process the data you provide in the manner and for the purposes described above by accepting the cookies via the banner at the top of the page. Find out more about cookies at

The table below explains the cookies we use and why:


Cookies necessary to make our website work



This cookie is required as part of security to access the site. These cookies are temporary; they are deleted when you close your web browser.
Myprospectus. EprospectusAuth This cookie is required as part of security to access the "My Prospectus" section of the web site. This cookie is temporary; it is deleted when you close your web browser
LIS: Electronic Resource Authentication






These cookies keep track of whether you have authenticated to use our electronic resources.

They are temporary, and are deleted when you close your web browser.


This cookie is used to store what courses you currently have in your e-prospectus.
Cookies that help us enhance our web site, or your experience with it
 Google Analytics  __utma






These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.



 This cookie is used to remember your search terms so that you may later refine them. This cookie is temporary; it is deleted when you close your web browser.
 AddThis  _atuvc



holds the session id

holds the time the current page was displayed. When the next page is called, this time is compared with the current time and timeout period to see if the candidate needs to log in again

Wolverhampton Cookie Banner  cookieBanner  This cookie is used to remember if you have accepted the use of cookies on the University of Wolverhampton site.
Login cookies



This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is a random generated number; it helps maintain a logged-in status for a user between pages.

This cookie is for a load balancing application for high traffic web services and sites.

Cookies set by third party web sites that we make use of



Cookie data allows Esurveypro to track usage behaviour and compile data that they can use to improve their site.   This data will be used in aggregate form; no specific users will be tracked.  _datr





Facebook sets the ‘datr’ cookie when a web browser accesses, and the cookie helps them identify suspicious login activity and keep users safe.

Facebook use cookies to make their better and easier to use, to provide you with a more personalised experience, and to protect you, others, and Facebook from malicious activity. They also use cookies to confirm that you’re logged in to Facebook and for advertising purposes. 




 These cookies to allow you to share content easily from Twitter’s site  VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE  These cookies to allow you to share content easily from Youtube’s site
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Summon uses Google Analytics Cookies to collect information on how visitors use their web site and to monitor performance.

These cookies allow you to set preferences for your search, save items into a list and to use My Account to reserve and renew items.





WIRE uses Google Analytics Cookies to collect information on how visitors use their web site. (E - Catalogue)  






Issuu use Google Analytics Cookies to collect information on how visitors use their web site.

These also count the demography and geography. No individual/personal information is subtracted, it's only a count.

We partner with several other websites to bring you the best user experience. These sites may be linked with the University of Wolverhampton but we do not control what cookies are set. We cannot hold any responsibility for these sites as they are independent companies.

If you do not want your browser to accept cookies and use them in the ways described above it is possible to change your browser settings. It is also possible to delete existing cookies from your browser. However blocking all cookies will affect your web experience and may result in some parts of the University of Wolverhampton websites not functioning properly. The procedure for modifying your privacy preferences is different for each internet browser and we recommend you visit the following websites for further information:


Page last updated: 11/04/2017.