This website (pages with addresses located under https://archives.soton.ac.uk/) provides an online search and discovery portal for the collections held by University of Southampton Special Collections. It is powered by Epexio, hosted and developed by Metadatis Ltd.
What are cookies
Epexio puts small files (known as 'cookies') onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site. Cookies are used to:
- measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
- remember the notifications you've seen so that we don't show them to you again
How cookies are used on Epexio
Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)
We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use Epexio. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.
Google Analytics stores information about:
- the pages you visit on Epexio - how long you spend on each Epexio page
- how you got to the site
- what you click on while you're visiting the site
We don't allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
Google Analytics sets the following cookies:
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|_gat||Used to throttle request rate||1 minute|
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Our introductory message
You may see a pop-up welcome message when you first visit Epexio. We'll store a cookie so that your computer knows you've seen it and knows not to show it again.
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