This page outlines the common cookies found on Pomona College hosted websites. You can also learn more about our privacy policy.

Most Pomona College Sites (*.pomona.edu)

Many of the Pomona College websites use the same shared cookies.

Cookie Name Provider Purpose Duration Type Necessary/Preference/Statistic/Marketing
_ga .pomona.edu Google Analytics, used to distinguish users. 2 years HTTP Statistic
_gid .pomona.edu Google Analytics, used to distinguish users. 24 hours HTTP Statistic
_gat .pomona.edu Google Analytics, used to throttle request rate. 1 minute HTTP Statistic
_gat_UA-9604792-1 .pomona.edu Google Analytics, used to throttle request rate. 1 minute HTTP Statistic
__utma .pomona.edu Google Universal Analytics, used to collect information about how visitors use the Sites 19 days   Statistic
__utmz .magazine.pomona.edu Google Universal Analytics, used to collect information about how visitors use the Sites 6 months   Statistic
PomonaCookieConsent .pomona.edu Used to keep track of when users have accepted cookie agreement. 1 year HTTP Necessary

Public Website (www.pomona.edu)

Cookie Name Provider Purpose Duration Type Necessary/Preference/Statistic/Marketing
nmstat .www.pomona.edu Determine number of pageviews. 3 years HTTP Statistic
1P_JAR .google.com Used to gather website statistics and track conversion rates. 1 month HTTP Statistic
NID .google.com Contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on. 6 months HTTP Preference
OGPC .google.com Used by Google to store user preferences and information. 1 year HTTP Preference
JSESSIONID .nr-data.net Monitors session counts for uptime and Drupal performance monitoring. Session HTTP Necessary
siteimproveses .siteimprove.com Tracks the sequence of pages a visitor looks at during a visit to the site. Session HTTP Statistic
has_js www.pomona.edu Determines if javascript is turned on in the browser Session HTTP Necessary
Drupal.tableDrag.showWeight www.pomona.edu Determines whether a numeric weight is shown when a table is dragged. 23 days HTTP Necessary
NO_CACHE www.pomona.edu Alerts the website to serve an uncached version of a page. Session HTTP Necessary
simpleSAMLAuthToken www.pomona.edu Used for accessing areas behind authentication. Session HTTP Necessary
SimpleSAMLSessionID www.pomona.edu Used for accessing areas behind authentication. Session HTTP Necessary
SSESS… www.pomona.edu Used for accessing areas behind authentication. 23 days HTTP Necessary
TS01e84c7d technosolutions.com Used to analyze admissions statistics. 5 years HTTP Statistic
_hash technosolutions.com Used to analyze admissions statistics. 5 years HTTP Statistic
_node technosolutions.com Used to analyze admissions statistics. 5 years HTTP Statistic

Portal (my.pomona.edu)

Cookie Name Provider Purpose Duration Type Necessary/Preference/Statistic/Marketing
.ASPXAUTH my.pomona.edu Used to determine if a user is authenticated Session HTTP  
.sessionheartbeat my.pomona.edu holds session information between requests 1 day HTTP  
ASP.NET_SessionId my.pomona.edu Used to uniquely identify a browser with session data on the server Session HTTP  
1P_JAR .gstatic.com Google advertising cookie used for user tracking and ad targeting purposes 23 days   Marketing
_mkto_trk .cloudflare.com allows a website to track visitor behavior on the sites on which the cookie is installed and to link a visitor to the recipient of an email marketing campaign 200 days   Marketing

Luna (luna.pomona.edu)

Cookie Name Provider Purpose Duration Type Necessary/Preference/Statistic/Marketing
SSOcookie luna.pomona.edu Keeps state  Session All Necessary
__atuvc luna.pomona.edu This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. It stores an updated page share count. 1 year All Necessary
__atuvs luna.pomona.edu This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. This is believed to be a new cookie from AddThis which is not yet documented, but has been categorised on the assumption it serves a similar purpose to other cookies set by the service. 13 months All Necessary
id2 .addthis.com   13 months All  
loc .addthis.com   1 year All  
ouid .addthis.com   13 months All  
uid .addthis.com   13 months All  
uvc .addthis.com   1 year All  
vc .addthis.com   13 months All  

SAX (sax.pomona.edu)

Cookie Name Provider Purpose Duration Type Necessary/Preference/Statistic/Marketing
PHPSESSID sax.pomona.edu Maintains application session state Session All Necessary

ITS Knowledge Base (helpdesk.pomona.edu)

Cookie Name Provider Purpose Duration Type Necessary/Preference/Statistic/Marketing
JSESSIONID helpdesk.pomona.edu General purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written in JSP. Usually used to maintain an anonymous user session by the server. session HTTP Necessary
guest_id .twitter.com Cookie set by Twitter to identify and track the website visitor 1.5 years    
metrics_token .syndication.twitter.com   40 days    
netpu .twitter.com Cookie set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for the social media. 154 days    
personalization_id .twitter.com Cookie set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for the social media. 1.1 years    
syndication_guest_id .twitter.com Cookie set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for the social media. 256 days    
tfw_exp .twitter.com Cookie set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for the social media. 2 weeks    
twitter_ads_id .twitter.com Cookie set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for the social media. 154 days    

NetPartner (netpart.campus.pomona.edu)

Cookie Name Provider Purpose Duration Type Necessary/Preference/Statistic/Marketing
.ASPXAUTH_STUDENTPAGE netpart.campus.pomona.edu Used to determine if a user is authenticated session HTTP Necessary
ASP.NET_SessionId netpart.campus.pomona.edu Used to uniquely identify a browser with session data on the server session HTTP Necessary
CB_NPStudentInstances netpart.campus.pomona.edu   session    
CB_NPStudentSessionStatus netpart.campus.pomona.edu   session    
CB_NPStudentSessionTimeout netpart.campus.pomona.edu   session    
__AntiXsrfToken netpart.campus.pomona.edu  used to store the anti-XSRF sessiontoken session HTTP  
np_student_domain netpart.campus.pomona.edu Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain session    
np_student_sessionId netpart.campus.pomona.edu holds session ID for netpartner session    

Sakai (sakai.pomona.edu)

Cookie Name Provider Purpose Duration Type Necessary/Preference/Statistic/Marketing
JSESSIONID sakai.claremont.edu General purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written in JSP. Usually used to maintain an anonymous user session by the server. session HTTP Necessary
pasystem_timezone_ok sakai.claremont.edu   session    

Single Sign-On (webauth.claremont.edu)

Cookie Name Provider Purpose Duration Type Necessary/Preference/Statistic/Marketing
JSESSIONID cas1.campus.pomona.edu When the browsing session ends Identifies the Shibboleth IDP servlet instance. HTTP Necessary
shib_idp_session cas1.campus.pomona.edu When the browsing session ends Identifies the user's IdP session instance. HTTP Necessary
shib_idp_session_ss cas1.campus.pomona.edu When the browsing session ends Used by the default per-session instance of the client storage service HTTP Necessary
shib_idp_persistent_ss cas1.campus.pomona.edu 24 hours Used by the default persistent instance of the client storage service. HTTP Necessary
JESESSIONID ssocas.campus.pomona.edu When the browsing session ends Identifies the CAS servlet instance HTTP Necessary
CASTGC ssocas.campus.pomona.edu When the browsing session ends CAS ticket granting ticket (TGT) cookie HTTP Necessary

Tableau (tableau.campus.pomona.edu)

Cookie Name Provider Purpose Duration Type Necessary/Preference/Statistic/Marketing
workgroup_session_id tableau.campus.pomona.edu holds session ID for Tableau session HTTP