Digital Health & Care Institute (DHI) Cookie Notice

The DHI’s website (www.dhi-scotland.com) gathers and uses information from the website and other relevant technologies to improve and enhance your website experience.

Cookies are small files that are sent when you visit a website along with the rest of the content of the page. These files are stored in your browser and accessed when you return to a website.

 

What cookies do we use?

We use anonymous tools like Google Analytics to monitor general interactions on the DHI’s website.

The information they provide is used to give us a better picture of how visitors use the website. For example, they help us improve your experience of the website, advise us of the most visited pages and demonstrate how easily visitors can navigate the site.

As a result of using these tools, we can look at trends and improve elements like the navigation of the site to make it easier to find the right content and improve page speed so that you receive it quicker.

 

We use the following types of cookies:

 

Category: Necessary

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

 

Cookie name

Provider

Type

Expiry

Description

__RequestVerificationToken

dhi.zenagency.com

HTTP

Session

Helps prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks

Cookiescriptaccept

dhi.zenagency.com

HTTP

29 days

This cookie is used to determine if the visitor has accepted the cookie consent box.

 

Category: Statistics

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

 

Cookie name

Provider

Type

Expiry

Description

p.gif

Typekit.net

Pixel

Session

Keeps track of special fonts used on the website for in tern al analysis. The cookie does not register any visitor data

 

Category: Marketing

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third-party advertisers.

 

Cookie name

Provider

Type

Expiry

Description

GPS

youtube.com

HTTP

1 day

Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location

IDE

doubleclick.net

HTTP

1 year

Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location

PREF

youtube.com

HTTP

8 months

Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user

rc::c

Google.com

HTML

Session

This cookie is used to distinguish between human s and bots

test cookie

doubleclick.net

HTTP

1 day

Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

youtube.com

HTTP

179 days

Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos

YSC

youtube.com

HTTP

Sessions

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen

yt-player-headers-readable

youtube.com

HTML

Persistent

Used to determine the optimal video quality based on the visitor's device and network settings

 

Managing cookies

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website onto their computer they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

 

Google Chrome

To amend the cookies settings:

  1. Click on the chrome menu.
  2. Select settings.
  3. Click + Show advanced settings at the bottom of the page
  4. Under the Privacy section click the Content settings button
  5. In the Cookies section you are able to change the settings, such as allow cookies, remove all cookies, block third party cookies.

 

Further, more detailed instructions are available here: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en-GB&answer=95647

 

Internet explorer 8, 9 and 10

  1. Select the Tools menu (ALT-X)
  2. Select Internet Options
  3. Click the Privacy tab
  4. Move the slider to choose your preferred settings. For more specialised settings click on the Advanced button, check the Override cookie handling checkbox and modify the settings to suit your requirements.

 

Further instruction are available here: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10

 

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Select Options
  2. Click the Privacy tab
  3. To clear cookies, select the remove individual cookies link.
  4. To amend the cookie settings, change the Firefox will dropdown in the History section to Use custom settings for history.

 

Further instructions are available here: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

 

Safari

  1. Choose Safari settings menu
  2. Select Preferences
  3. Click the Privacy tab.
  4. In the Block cookies section, specify whether the browser should accept or reject cookies from websites.
  5. If you want to see which websites store cookies on your computer, click Details.
  6. If you set Safari to block cookies, you may need to temporarily accept cookies to open a page. Repeat the above steps, selecting Never in the “Block cookies” section. When you’re done with the page, block cookies again, and then remove the page’s cookies.

 

Further details are available here: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH11913

 

Other browsers

With new devices being created all the time, including tablets and phones it is not possible to list every browser for every device. The best advice is to consult the manufactures website for further instructions regarding cookies.

 

If you have any questions regarding the use of cookies, please email us