Policy of cookies | SeAMK

Cookies

This website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are sent to and stored on a user’s computer. Cookies do not harm users’ computers or files. The information is used to analyse service usage, service development, and online marketing.

We use both first-party (defined by the Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences) and third-party cookies (defined by others than the Seinäjoki University of Applied sciences) cookies, which delivers data to that third party when you are visiting the Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences’ website.

Cookies of the Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences

We use tracking technologies on our site, such as cookies, to improve the usability and accessibility of the site through analytics, to provide chat service and social media functionalities, and to better target advertising. We share this information with our trusted social media, marketing and analytics partners.

First-party cookies (cookies set by the Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences) are required for the functionality of forms in some pages (for example, a feedback form). We do not use cookies to identify you and the information cannot be combined with your personal information unless you voluntarily send us this information.

In addition, first-party cookies are required when the administrators sign to the website’s maintenance interface.

Suppliers of the third-party web analytics solutions

For the development of our website’s content, usability and accessibility we use third-party cookies (Google Analytics, Siteimprove). This helps us understand, for example, how our website is used and what equipment and browsers our site visitors use.

Third-party social media plugins and marketing targeting

Our website contains links to third-party services, as well as social media plugins, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google and YouTube. These content comes directly from third-party service, and those third parties may gather information about a visitor’s visit in compliance with the terms and conditions of the existing privacy.

We use third-party cookies also for targeted marketing.

With Your Online Choices web service, you can learn about and manage your online advertising and privacy settings.

Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences does not use cookies to identify you. We also do not associate your IP address with you or collect any information that directly identifies you unless you voluntarily send us this information.

Third-party cookie policies

The below links will take you to the websites of a third-party mentioned.

Facebook

Google Analytics

Instagram

LinkedIn

Microsoft

Twitter

YouTube

With Your Online Choices web service, you can learn about and manage your online advertising and privacy settings.

Duration of cookies

Cookie Duration Description
Advertisement
_scid 1 year Sets a unique ID for the visitor, that allows third party advertisers to target the visitor with relevant advertisement. This pairing service is provided by third party advertisement hubs, which facilitates real-time bidding for advertisers.
sc_at 1 year Used by Snapchat to implement advertisement content on the website – The cookie detects the efficiency of the ads and collects visitor data for further visitor segmentation.
Analytics
GPS 30 minutes This cookie is set by Youtube and registers a unique ID for tracking users based on their geographical location
Necessary
viewed_cookie_policy 11 months The cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary 11 months This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Necessary”.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary 11 months This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Non Necessary”.
Non Necessary
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE 5 months This cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.
YSC Session This cookies is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.
Performance
X-AB 1 day This cookie is used by the website’s operator in context with multi-variate testing. This is a tool used to combine or change content on the website. This allows the website to find the best variation/edition of the site.
nmstat 2 years This cookie contains an ID string on the current session. This contains non-personal information on what subpages the visitor enters – this information is used to optimize the visitor’s experience.
AWSELBCORS Session Registers which server-cluster is serving the visitor. This is used in context with load balancing, in order to optimize user experience.