Information about Cookies on Big White Wall

Cookie TypeDescription, and effect of turning offRetention Period
Standard .net session cookies

Sessions are stored per-user in memory on the server. Sessions use a cookie (session key) to tie the user to the session. This means no "sensitive" data is stored in the cookie on the users machine.

Turning off is possible and would cause session id to be passed in URL.

Short termed - while the session is active
User reminders cookies
  • ‘Bookmarking’ brick carousel position. Switching off will display bricks differently.
  • Saving Guided Support (GS) course tracker last access time so it can be used for reminder on GS course (“Don't forget to complete your course tracker every day.”). Switching off will affect functionality of GS courses.
1 day
Google Analytics

Sends anonymous, aggregate reports about Site usage to BWW. For more information click here. Switching off will not impact site performance.

For more information, review Data Policies on GA site provided in description.
Facebook and Addthis CookiesFacebook and AddThis can be used to post a link to the Site’s homepage on Facebook. Switching off these cookies will disable the use of this feature.

For more information see AddThis.com Privacy Policy http://www.addthis.com/privacy/