The School Improvement and System Leadership (SISL) website puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.
Cookies are used to:
- measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
- manage when you log in to and use the website
- prevent unauthorised access to the website
To find out more about how to manage cookies.
How cookies are used on The School Improvement and System Leadership (SISL) website
Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)
We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use the SISL website. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.
Google Analytics stores information about:
- the pages you visit on the SISL website
- how long you spend on each the SISL website page
- how you got to the site
- what you click on while you’re visiting the site
We do not collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.
We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
Google Analytics sets the following cookies.
|_ga||This helps us count how many people visit the SISL website by tracking if you’ve visited before||2 years|
|_gid||This helps us count how many people visit the SISL website by tracking if you’ve visited before||24 hours|
|_gat||Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made||10 minutes|
Logging in and using the SISL website
The following cookies are used as standard when you login in and use the SISL website.
|ASP.Net.ApplicationCookie||Manages access to the SISL website when you login.||When you sign out|
|ARRAffinity||Manages your use of the SISL website in Azure.||When you sign out|
|ASP.Net_SessionId||Manages your user session when you use the SISL website.||When you sign out|
|Context.Language||A Microsoft cookie that stores the users language preference||No expiry|
|Dynamics365PortalAnalytics||Tracks anonymous usage of the SISL website portal.||3 months|
|_RequestVerificationToken||Uses anti-forgery tokens, verifies you have legitimate user access and prevents unauthorised requests.||No expiry|
|_cfduid||Identifies individual clients behind a shared IP address and applies security settings on a per-client basis||3 months|