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A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website and software. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website and software.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below.

Cookie Name Purpose More Information
JSESSIONID Stores the ID of the session opened in Hydra’s application server to attend requests fired by the user. (Expires: Session Cookie)
JOSSO_SESSIONID Stores the ID of the session with the authentication server. (Expires: Session Cookie)
This cookie will no longer be created once Hydra’s new authentication layer is released (June 2018) Stores the visual theme used to render the application to the user. (Expires: Session Cookie)
id_token Stores the JWT that holds user’s credentials once authenticated. (Expires: 10 hours)
access_token Stores the JWT client applications use to get access to Hydra’s API services. (Expires: 10 hours)
expires_at Stores the expiration date for the user in the authentication server. (Expires: 10 hours)
m.etask.username Stores the username. Created only when accessing the mobile version of Hydra or EXM. (Expires: Session Cookie)

Please note that third parties (including, for example providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies

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