What are Cookies
For further information about cookies including a detailed definition, please consult All About Cookies.
The ADS uses both session and persistent cookies to enhance the functionality of our website and services and to track visitor behavior, such as popular archives and search terms.
The Cookies we Set
The following cookies enable our websites and services to function properly.
Cookie Name: _JSESSIONID
This cookie is a Java session cookie used to enhance the functionality of our website. Without this cookie we can not remember your search terms and choices when using any of our search facilities, such as ArchSearch or ADS Library.
Cookie Name: _cfid, _cftoken
These cookies are Coldfusion session cookies used to enhance the functionality of our website, particularly within our Archives. These session cookies allow you to use the bespoke search tools within our Archives.
Cookie Name: ‘cookieconsent_status
Cookie Name: _pk_ID, _pk_ses
Third Party Cookies
Social Media Cookies
If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by the ADS, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser will tell you how. Unfortunately restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the ADS website. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.