Cookies can be very helpful and provide an enhanced user experience. The NTNU University Museum uses cookies in our web solutions.

Consent

By using our websites, you agree that we may leave cookies on your machine. Most modern browsers (Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera, etc.) are set to accept cookies automatically. If you wish to disable cookies in your browser, you can do this in the browser's security settings.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a text file that is downloaded and stored on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies can be used to store user settings, keep track of the pages you visit and which choices you make while using them. You can read more about cookies and how you use them by accessing the "Help" function in your browser.

What do we use cookies for?

We never use cookies to survey an individual user's pattern of use or other information, which could violate your user's privacy protections.

We use cookies for the following purposes to:

  • store user preference, e.g. language settings
  • manage logins, and sessions
  • collect statistics in order to improve our web pages

We gather statistics using Google Analytics. This means that information regarding your use of our web pages, including your IP address, can be transferred to Google. We also use Google Analytics' anonymization function, which masks the last digit in the user's IP address when collected. IP masking occurs as soon as data is received by Google Analytics, before the data being stored, and is processed in accordance with Google's Privacy Policy.

What are cookies on NTNU University Museum's external web pages used for?

This information below applies to:

  • blogg.vm.ntnu.no
  • uhs.vm.ntnu.no
  • norark.no
  • norbol.org
Website Purpose
blogg.vm.ntnu.no
  • Identify the user's session on the website
  • Keep track of the web page's language settings
uhs.vm.ntnu.no
  • Identify the user's session on the website
  • Keep track of the web page's language settings
norark.no
  • Identify the user's session on the website
norbol.no
  • Identify the user's session on the website
  • Keep track of the web page's language settings

Google Analytics is used on the domains mentioned above.

Cookie Provider Data sent to Type Expiry Purpose
_ga google-analytics.com United States HTTP 2 years

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

_gat

ntnu.no

norark.no

Norway HTTP Session Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
_gid

ntnu.no

norark.no

United States HTTP Session

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

__utma

norbol.org United States HTTP 2 years Used to distinguish between visitors and sessions over time. IP-anonymization is turned on.
__utmb norbol.org United States HTTP Session Registers ingress to site.
__utmc norbol.org United States HTTP 30 mins after session ends Registers egress from site.
__utmv norbol.org United States HTTP Session Classifies the visitor.
__utmz norbol.org United States HTTP 6 months Stores the traffic source or the campaign that explains how the visitor reached the page.