Hull University Union Cookie Policy

What are cookies, and how do we use them?

Cookies are small text files that are sent to and stored on your web browser, smartphone or other device to allow you to store specific information that can be used to improve the user experience on a website. They can remember your preferences by gathering and storing information. Further information about cookies (including how to disable them) can be found on

Hull University Union uses cookies on our site to improve the user experience, and to gather general statistics about the users of our services (not user specific). Among other things, cookies allow you to log on to our service. This Cookie Policy gives a background of what cookies are, how we use them and how they benefit you.

What types of cookies are there?

You will encounter the following cookies;

What cookies do we use?

Name of cookie

What does it do?



This is a session cookie that allows you to login to the website, you need this enabled to use our services

Session Cookie


This is a 3rd party tracking cookie for google analytics that allows us to obtain overall website usage statistics

3rd Party Cookie


This is a tracking cookie that allows us to identify your previous live chat history when you have interacted with us

Persistent Cookie


This is a session cookie that allows you to use the sightmax live operator service, this needs to be enabled to use this service

Session Cookie

How you can manage your cookies

Please review the following site for advice on how to manage cookies on your browser: